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Fall Forestry Festival 2014
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No registration required

Saturday, October 4, 2014
10 am to 3 pm rain or shine

 

Wolf Cub

Time

Program

Overview

Badge

Requirement covered

10, 12

Bluebird Trail

Learn about bluebirds and their allies and enemies

Birds

D. Point out different kinds of birds

10, 12, 2

Forest Discovery Trail

Learn pinelands plants, trees, and animals

Outdoor Adventure

G. Point out poisonous plants

12, 2

River Critters

Determine the water quality of the Toms River by looking at insects

Your Living World

B. Discuss how water and land can get dirty

11, 1

Wildlife Habitats

Learn about different bird and wildlife species and their homes, food sources, and survival methods

Sharing Your World with Wildlife

D. Visit a Nature Center E. Name one extinct and one endangered animal

Bear Cub

Time

Program

Overview

Badge

Requirement covered

11, 1

Wildlife Habitats

Learn about different bird and wildlife species and their homes, food sources, and survival methods

Sharing Your World with Wildlife

D. Visit a Nature Center E. Name one extinct and one endangered animal

All Day

Fire in the Pines

Meet NJ Forest Firefighters and learn about the susceptibility of the Pinelands to wildfire.

Water and Soil Conservation

C. Visit a burned forest

11, 1

Tree Identification Hike

Discover trees through creative hands-on activities

Maps

A. Look up your state on a map B. Find your city

All Day

Building Birdhouses

Assemble your own birdhouse

Sharing Your World with Wildlife

B. Build a birdhouse

12, 2

River Critters

Determine the water quality of the Toms River by looking at insects

Water & Soil Conservation

E. Name four kinds of water pollution

All Day

Get the Dirt on Soil

Learn about different soil types and soil conservation

Water & Soil Conservation

E. Name four kinds of water pollution


Webelo

Time

Program

Overview

Badge

Requirement covered

All Day

Sawmill Demo Forest Products

Meet NJ Foresters and see them saw a log into lumber. Learn about wood uses

Forester

7. Collect three kinds of wood and tell how they might be used

All Day

Fire in the Pines

Learn how susceptible the Pinelands is to wildfire

Forester

9. Describe the benefits and harm of wildfires

Outdoorsman

7. Discuss outdoor fire safety

11, 1

Wildlife Habitats

Learn about different bird and wildlife species and their homes, food sources, and survival methods

Forester

4. Identify six plants and wildlife values

Naturalist

10. Identify a plant, bird, or animal found only in NJ

11, 1

Tree Identification Hike

Take a hike in the forest and learn to identify native and non-native tree species

Forester

3. Identify six trees and their uses

All Day

Maple Sugaring

Learn to boil maple sap into syrup

Forester

6. Identify six trees and their uses

10, 12, 2

Forest Discovery Trail

Learn pinelands plants, trees, and animals

Forester

3. Identify six trees and their uses 4. Identify six plants and wildlife values

Naturalist

7. Identify poisonous plants

12, 2

Sensory Awareness Trail

Use your senses to see the forest in a different way

Forester

3. Identify six trees and their uses 4. Identify six plants and wildlife values

Naturalist

9. Learn the food chain and how humans affect the balance of nature

10, 12

Bluebird Trail

Learn about bluebirds and their allies and enemies

Naturalist

4. Visit a nature center 5. Watch birds 6. Learn bird flyways

11, 1

Swamp Life Trail

Discover wetlands plants and animals

Naturalist

11. Learn about aquatic ecosystems and wetlands


Boy Scout

Time

Program

Overview

Badge

Requirement covered

11, 1

Wildlife Habitats

Learn about different bird and wildlife species and their homes, food sources, and survival methods

Environmental Science

3e. Endangered species

Nature

1. Importance of plants to animals 2. Importance of animals to plants

All Day

Fire in the Pines

Meet NJ Forest Firefighters and learn about the susceptibility of the Pinelands to wildfire.

Environmental Science

6. Environmental Science Careers

Forestry

5c. Forest Fire prevention 6c. Learn what the Forest Fire Service does

Fire Safety

2. Explain the chemistry and physics of fire. 4a. Explain human behavior and arson 4b. List causes of seasonal fires

All Day

Sawmill Demo and Forest Products

Meet NJ Foresters and see them saw a log into lumber. Learn about wood uses

Environmental Science

6. Environmental Science Careers

Forestry

2. Collect and identify wood samples 3. Describe forest contributions 7. Interview a forester

Woodwork

2. Learn about lumber, collect samples

12, 2

River Critters

Determine the water quality of the Toms River by looking at insects

Science

3c. Water pollution 3f. Pollution prevention

Soil and Water Conservation

4. Learn about watersheds 6. Learn about water pollution

Soil and Water Conservation

1. Learn about soil 2. Learn about soil erosion 5. Learn about the hydrologic cycle

Nature

4h. Identify soils

11, 1

Tree Identification Hike

Take a hike in the forest and learn to identify native and non-native tree species

Forestry

1. Identify 15 trees

Plant Science

7c3. How to use an ID key 7c6a. Identify trees in a park

10, 12, 2

Forest Discovery Trail

Learn pinelands plants, trees, and animals

Forestry

1. Identify 15 trees

12, 2

Sensory Awareness

Use your senses to see the forest in a different way

Forestry

1. Identify 15 trees

All Day

The Buzz About Honey

See active hives and learn how bees make honey, why they sting, and the different bees in the hive

Insect Study

9. Observe a beehive

10, 11, 12

Greenhouse

See trees grown from seed

Plant Science

5. List 10 native plants, 10 cultivated

10, 12

Bluebird Trail

Learn about bluebirds and their allies and enemies

Nature

4a. Identify eight species of birds


Brownie

Time

Program

Overview

Badge

Requirement covered

11, 1

Wildlife Habitats

Learn about different bird and wildlife species and their homes, food sources, and survival methods

Animals

2. Understanding animals 5. Sound charades

Eco Explorer

1.Exploring nature 6. What's a habitat

Watching Wildlife

1. Animal architects 2. Animal talk 3. A new wardrobe

12, 2

Sensory Awareness

Use your senses to see the forest in a different way

Outdoor Fun

3. Ecology hunt 4. Touch, smell, and listen

Outdoor Adventurer

5. Touch, smell, listen

Senses

5. Only the nose knows

11, 1

Tree Identification Hike

Discover trees through creative hands-on activities

Plants

2. Plant rubbings 4. Leaf hunt

Outdoor Fun

5. Rubbings

10, 12

Bluebird Trail

Learn about bluebirds and their allies and enemies

Earth & Sky

5. Creatures of the air


Junior

Time

Program

Overview

Badge

Requirement covered

12

Nest Box Trail

A hike to nest boxes to see different birds

Wildlife

8. Animal Watcher

10, 12

Bluebird Trail

Learn about bluebirds and their allies and enemies

Wildlife

8. Animal Watcher

10, 12, 2

Forest Discovery Trail

Learn pinelands plants, trees, and animals

Wildlife

5. Touch me not

11, 1

Tree Identification Hike

Discover trees through creative hands-on activities

Outdoor Creativity

1. Many ways to be creative

12, 2

River Critters

Determine the water quality of the Toms River by looking at insects

Science Discovery

8. Environmental Observer

Environmental Health

3. Water Water Everywhere

Water Wonders

1. It's in a cycle

11, 1

Wildlife Habitats

Learn about different bird and wildlife species and their homes, food sources, and survival methods

Earth Connections

7. Adapt or Perish

Humans & Habitats

3. Water water everywhere

Wildlife

1.It's in a Cycle

11, 1

Tree Identification Hike

Take a hike in the forest and learn to identify native and non-native tree species

Earth Connections

3. Identify that tree

Science in Every day life

10. They key, please!

All Day

Forest Pest Invaders

Learn about insects that affect our tree resources

Plants and Animals

9. What a pest!

Senior/Cadette

Time

Program

Overview

Badge

Requirement covered

11, 1

Wildlife Habitats

Learn about different bird and wildlife species and their homes, food sources, and survival methods

All About Birds

Skill Builders 1, 3

Wildlife

Skill Builders 3

All Day

Composting Made Easy

Exhibit and demonstration of composting methods

Eco-Action

Skill Builders 1

10, 2

Sensory Awareness

Use your senses to see the forest in a different way

Plant Life

Career Exploration 2

11, 1

Tree Identification Hike

Take a hike in the forest and learn to identify native and non-native tree species

Wildlife

Skill Builders 2

12, 2

River Critters

Determine the water quality of the Toms River by looking at insects

Eco-Action

Skill Builders 1, 2, 5

We've assembled over 40 activities, crafts, and exhibits for the whole family at Fall Forestry Festival. We hope that after the scout programs, you will stay to enjoy the other forestry-themed offerings and beauty of the pinelands forest.

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Forest Resource Education Center 370 East Veterans Highway Jackson, NJ 08527