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Texas Nature Challenge 2015

It’s that time of year again—Texas Nature Challenge 2015 begins this weekend and lasts through July 31. Time to round up the family, get outside and connect with nature.
The goal of Texas Nature Challenge is to get families outdoors by visiting participating parks and nature areas in Texas. For Team Parker-Derasari, this was one of the appeals of the challenge.
“I think it’s great to find new places and activities to do with my family,” Lisa Parker said. “Even after living in Austin for many years, I was surprised by all the places we didn’t know about.”


Recently, four Hays County 4-Hers participated in the Hays County 4-H Clothing and Textiles Workshop. As part of the workshop, cuddle pillows were made and donated to San Marcos/Hays County EMS for children in traumatic situations. Pictured from left are Rebekah McDaniel, Rebekah O’Banon, Bailey Jones, and Sarah Mendoza. (Photo courtesy AgriLife Extension)

4-H Clothing Workshop


Hays County 4-H members took part in their county level public speaking, clothing and photography contests. In the front row, from left are Quentin Parrish, Risa Martinez, Ashley Wortham, Priscilla Ruiz, Arielle Wortham, Rebekah O’Banon, Rebekah McDaniel, and Salem Liles. In the back row, from left to right, are Joseph Niño, Skylar Parrish, Aliseana Lopez, Kyle Herron, Madison Hawkins, Makenna Hawkins, Sarah Liles and Alaynna Burke. Not pictured is Araya Feeney. (Photo courtesy AgriLife Extension)

4-H Members shine at county contests

Hays County 4-H recently conducted its public speaking, clothing and photography contests with 25 4-H members participating. County 4-H Roundup (public speaking) and Clothing Contests were held on April 7 at the Extension office in San Marcos.  
All 4-H’ers who participated earned the opportunity to advance to their district 4-H contests on May 1 and 2 at Texas A&M University in San Antonio.   

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