requirement resources you need. Cross-references are provided for related Merit Badges and Scout Awards.
Forestry is a great outdoor ecology Merit Badge. The Worksheet really helps.
| This is the Boy Scout Forestry Merit Badge.|
Webelos Scouts can earn the Forester Activity Badge.
|Forestry requires prior counselor approval for requirement #5.|
|Forestry merit badge|
|BSA Advancement ID:||054|
|Latest pamphlet revision:||2008|
| A FREE workbook for Forestry is available here! |
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
|meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of|
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
- This badge is one of the merit badges required to earn one of the William T. Hornaday Awards for Boy Scouts.
- Requirement 1 is identical to requirement 4g of the Nature merit badge.
- Ecology Awards
- Boy Scout Merit Badges: Bird Study - Environmental Science - Fish and Wildlife Management - Forestry - Gardening - Geology - Insect Study - Mammal Study - Nature - Oceanography - Plant Science - Reptile and Amphibian Study - Soil and Water Conservation
- Boy Scout awards: Conservation Good Turn Award - Leave No Trace Award - William T. Hornaday award - World Conservation Award
- Venturing: Ranger Award electives: Ecology - Plants and Wildlife; Awards: Conservation Good Turn Award - Leave No Trace Award - William T. Hornaday award - World Conservation Award
- Webelos Activity Badges: Forester - Naturalist - Outdoorsman
- Cub Scout Belt Loops & Pins: Geology - Weather - Wildlife Conservation
- Cub Scout awards: Conservation Good Turn Award - Leave No Trace Award - World Conservation Award
General Merit Badge information
- An Introduction to Merit Badges – how to get started, who chooses the counselor, etc.
- Merit Badge Application – offers online resources to let you print "Blue Cards," etc.
- Additionally: List of Merit Badges by Field of Study – Merit Badge Pamphlets & Libraries
- American Forest & Paper Association: Forest Products Resources
- Plant-It 2020
- Forest Puzzles
- Key to Leaves of Virginia Trees
- Environmental Effects of Whole-Tree Timber Harvesting
- TAPPI Paper University
- WWW Virtual Library: Forestry
- 3b: Locate Your Watershed Enter your zip code to find your watershed. From the EPA.
- 4: Forest Management USDA Forest Service site