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Paulding County 4-H Is Proud To Recognize Excellence in 4-H Forestry Judging!

The Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging team recently competed at the Northwest District Forestry Judging Competition in Conyers, Georgia. The team consisted of Junior and Senior 4-H’ers who spent 8 weeks preparing for the competition by learning to identify seventy-five Georgia trees, forty diseases, and insects of forest trees and learning how to conduct wood volume estimation and orienteering in forest stands. 4-H’ers from counties all over North Georgia competed in the Forestry Field Day event.
Paulding County 4-H Senior Allen Jones placed 10th individually in the district. Paulding County 4-H Juniors, Jayden Borders, Nicholas Borders, Jade Likely and Rye Likely were the 5th Place Junior Team. Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging Team members pictured (From left to right Jade Likely, Allen Jones, Rye Likely, Jayden Borders, and Nicholas Borders.
Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging Team coaches Master Gardener Extension Volunteer, Bob Banks, County Extension Coordinator Mary Carol Sheffield, Master Gardener Rachel Dutton prepared the team for competition beginning in June. Congratulations to this outstanding group of 4-H’ers on a job well done!Team at Competition