Become a 4-H Pollinator Ambassador
Have you always wanted to learn more about pollinators, gardening, meet new people and make a difference in the community? Apply to be a 4-H Pollinator Ambassador!
You do not have to be a current 4-H member to apply.
- 14 years of age to age 19 years of age as of January 1st of the current year
- Enthusiasm for pollinators and pollinator habitat
- Ability to effectively communicate with youth and adults
- Time and commitment to work with developing a Nevada 4-H Pollinator Ambassador
- Ability to accept and follow through with responsibilities
- Participate in a general interest webinar covering the program and expectations. This webinar will be on January 30 or January 31, 6-7:30 pm (only need to attend one session)
- Attend hybrid sessions focusing on education about pollinators and their habitat
- Identify a pollinator habitat project and team in one of the following counties (Douglas, Washoe, northern Clark, and Clark counties, respectively). Other counties not specifically listed are still invited and welcome to participate in the program, pollinator projects will be focused in other counties in future years
- Promote pollinators through the Nevada 4-H Pollinator Ambassador Program to all audiences
- Organize, facilitate, and teach at Nevada 4-H Pollinator events and activities
- Develop communication skills (such as public speaking, written content, and social media content)
- Attend scheduled training opportunities
- Support the University of Nevada, Reno Research and Extension, as well as other citizen science research
- Meet and communicate with other team members face-to-face, as well as virtually on a regular basis as pre-determined by the group
- Network with non 4-H Groups
- Will be required to become a 4-H member
No 4-H background required to participate.
The first training will be held via zoom January 30 or January 31, 2023 from 6-7:30 pm.
For more information:
Lindsay Chichester, Extension Educator - Douglas County
1325 Waterloo ln., Gardnerville, NV 89410
Or contact your local Extension office