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Land Use Decisions and Youth -- Reflections from Ag Progress Days 2012

Date: 8/23/2012

Penn State Extension Economic and Community Development Educator and Blogger John Turack summarizes his thoughts on working at the 4-H Youth Building. The Extension Economic and Community Development Team presented "My Community: What’s the Plan?" at this year’s event.

 

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A few snapshots of the "Wooden Village" activity




Last month in this space, I talked with you about the definitions and bounds of, and other terms related to, “community development.”  Since then, I have spent a few days working the Penn State Extension My Community: What’s the Plan? educational youth activity (affectionately, informally called our “wooden village” program) at the 4H Youth building at Ag Progress Days.  


 


One of my primary takeaways from this work was that at any age, people seem to have certain preferences for where they live, work, and play.


 


 


For more see --  http://extension.psu.edu/ecd/news/2012/land-use-decisions-and-youth-reflections-from-ag-progress-days-2012-1

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