• No copyrighted or trademark protected written or visual material ( pictures , photos , drawings , illustrations , etc .) should be used from books , magazines , publications or from the internet with-out permission from the original creator . If 4-H ’ er applies for and is granted permission to use a copyrighted or trademark protected item , a copy of the permission form or letter needs to be attached to the back of the exhibit and properly cited with an asterisk (*) or number . If an item ( picture , photo drawing , illustration , etc .) that is not protected is used its source must be cited and referenced by using an asterisk (*) or number and the source information placed at the end or bottom of paper , poster , or educational display , following an asterisk or corresponding number .
• All posters , resource maps and displays must be permanently signed and dated on the back . If not marked the judging committee may mark or punch , Text of posters or educational displays should be readable from at least 10 ft . away . All exhibits on boards must have hangers . Eye screws and wire preferred . No saw-toothed hangers .
OKLAHOMA WILDLIFE Exhibits entered in this section should relate to a specific category of game or non-game animals or birds . Junior ( Grades 3-7 ) 01 . A collection of 15 different kinds of plants , trees or shrubs known to provide food or cover for wildlife , mounted on food and cover cards or a seed board with 15 different kinds of seeds eaten by wildlife . ( See 4-H Lit . # 720 updated 12 / 06 .) No more than four ( 4 ) varieties may be cultivated crops . All of the specimens must have been collected during the current project year . For each plant or seed included list one ( 1 ) wildlife species that use that plant or seed ( on the cover card or board ). All plant species must be native to Oklahoma except that up to four ( 4 ) of the plants ( or seeds ) may be from cultivated crops 02 . Scrapbook of Oklahoma Wildlife ( cutouts , pictures or drawings ) of at least five ( 5 ) mammals , five ( 5 ) birds and five ( 5 ) reptiles or amphibians . Give common name and what habitat they can be found in . Common names should be specific ( i . e . black rat snake , pygmy rattlesnake , etc .) 03 . Exhibit of the tracks of eight ( 8 ) wild animals or birds commonly found in Oklahoma . POSITIVE plaster casts should be mounted on masonite or plywood , not to exceed 12 ” x 24 ”, Label each track with kind of animal or bird , which county track was found in , what habitat it was found in and what date the track was cast . 04 . Self-Determined Exhibit . Posters must be 14 ” x 22 ”. Displays must not exceed 3 ’ x 4 ’ ( width x depth ). Possible examples include but not limited to a display dealing with methods of identification of waterfowl , a poster on wildlife , or environmental careers . See Lit , # 721 “ Self-Determined 4-H Wildlife and Fisheries Project Ideas ” revised 12 / 06 for additional examples .
Senior ( Grades 8-12 ) 05 . A collection of 30 plants known to furnish food or cover for wildlife , mounted on food and cover cards or a seed board with 30 plant seeds known to furnish food or cover for wildlife . No more than six ( 6 ) varieties may be cultivated crops . At least half of the specimens must have been collected during the current project year . For each plant or seed include three ( 3 ) wildlife species that use that plant or seed ( on the cover card or board ). Species names must be used for both plants and wildlife in addition to the common name . All species must be native to Oklahoma except that up to six ( 6 ) may be from cultivated crops . 06 . Evaluation of an Oklahoma habitat type that includes a general description of the habitat plant and animal species ( species names must be used for plants and wildlife in addition to the common names ) that occur within the habitat ; a range map showing the habitat ’ s distribution within Oklahoma ; and threats to that habitat . Examples of possible habitats include : playa lakes , tallgrass prairie , cross timbers , and shortgrass prairie . 07 . Self-Determined Exhibit . Posters must be 14 ” x 22 ”. Displays must not exceed 3 ’ x 4 ’ ( depth x width ). Possible examples include but are not limited to : description of a Wildlife Management Area detailing area , location , habitat , management , and wildlife population trends ( if known ); or a poster with an emphasis on the life cycle , status , range map , and habitat of an Oklahoman threatened or endangered species . Species names must be use for plants and wildlife in addition to common names . See Lit . # 721 “ Self-Determined 4-H Wildlife and Fisheries Project Ideas ” revised 12 / 06 for additional examples .
4-H FISHERIES Junior ( Grades 3-7 ) 08 . Display board showing steps in tying two kinds of fishing knot used in tying lines or leaders . Use cord instead of fishing line . Mount on board suitable for hanging , not to exceed 12 ” x 12 ”. 09 . Notebook describing habits and appearance of five ( 5 ) fish found in Oklahoma . Information on each fish to include photo , drawing or cut-out picture , proper common name , kind of food eaten , distinctive physical characteristics , best ways to catch and other topics of interest to anglers