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Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Resources

WHEP is a program hosted by Iowa State Extension and coached by Poweshiek County Conservation designed to introduce students in grades 4-12 to Iowa's various habitats, the animals who live there, and strategies for maintaining or improving wildlife habitats.

The WHEP team meets once a week on Zoom from November to May. If you have a youth who would be interested in signing up contact Naturalist Amy for more information at

Click here for a video overview of the 2022 Iowa WHEP competition. 

 Our 2022 - 2023 study materials are linked below. Feel free to check out some of the quizzes and flashcards below and see how well you know your wildlife and habitats! 

Download the WHEP manual to learn about all the ecoregions, species, and management practices. 

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The materials below are study materials for the 2022-2023 season. Check them out and see how you do! 

Here are some review materials from State 4-H we'll look at later in the season: 

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