Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation

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Wildlife Conservation
Belt Loop and Pin
Wildlife Conservation Academics Belt Loop
Wildlife Conservation Academics Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
Template:Cub Scout Academics and Sports introduction


Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain what natural resources are and why it's important to protect and conserve them.
  2. Make a poster that shows and explains the food chain. Describe to your den what happens if the food chain becomes broken or damaged.
  3. Learn about an endangered species. Make a report to your den that includes a picture, how the species came to be endangered, and what is being done to save it.

Academic Pin Requirements

Earn the Wildlife Conservation belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Visit a wildlife sanctuary, nature center, or fish hatchery.
  2. Collect and read five newspaper or magazine articles that discuss conservation of wildlife and report to your family or den what you learn.
  3. Learn about five animals that use camouflage to protect themselves.
  4. Make a birdbath and keep a record for one week of the different birds that visit it.
  5. Make a collage of animals that are in the same class: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, or mammals.
  6. Make a plaster cast of an animal track. Show it to your den.
  7. Visit with a person who works in wildlife conservation, such as a park ranger, biologist, range manager, geologist, horticulturist, zookeeper, fishery technician, or conservation officer.
  8. Visit a state park or national park.
  9. Participate in an environmental service project that helps maintain habitat for wildlife, such as cleaning up an area or planting trees.

The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #34299)

Help with these requirements

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation is available here! (PDF or Word) with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need! Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation requirements. has PDF and Word versions of workbooks for Scouts BSA ranks and merit badges, Webelos adventures, Cub Scout ranks and adventures, and Nova awards.


  1. Earning the Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is requirement 13 of the Webelos Naturalist Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

Related achievements, electives, or other awards

Wolf Cub Scout
Wolf Electives
  • Elective 20f. could be met while completing Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop requirement 2
Webelos Scout
  • Naturalist Activity Badge requirement 13. (earn the Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program
  • Cub Scout Science Pin requirement 8 could be combined with Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop requirement 3
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