Are you interested in learning about forestry, wildlife and conservation in a one week session during the summer?
Bob Romig, local tree farmer in Tuscarawas County, wants to sponsor a high school student who is interested in going to the Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp. The scholarship will be in honor of his mother Gertrude Myer. The camp takes place June 9 through June 14 at FFA Camp Muskingum in Carroll County. Participants will be taught to ID trees and wildlife, learn about insects, how to manage for wildlife timber harvesting and forest ecology, conduct stream sampling, hike through the woods and monitor wildlife.
For information about the camp, visit www.ohioforest.org.
Applicants who wish to apply, send an essay "What Forests mean to Me" 150 words minimum in care of the Norma Johnson Center, 2201 B Progress St., Dover, OH 44622.
Questions can be directed to Marsha Zoller at 330-339-7976. All entries must be received by April 26 to be considered. Winners will be announced the first week of May.