Bear Achievement Badge: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure Loop
Leader: None. Please sign up with the link below:
Begin Meeting with Pledge, Oath, and Law:http://www.usscouts.org/advance/boyscout/bsoathlaw.asp
Discuss the outdoor code BEFORE the hike: http://www.usscouts.org/advance/boyscout/bsoathlaw.asp
As an American, I will do my best to -
Be clean in my outdoor manners
Be careful with fire
Be considerate in the outdoors, and
Be conservation minded
Choose a hiking location BEFORE the meeting (REQUIREMENT IS ONE MILE ONLY)
PRINTABLE CHECKLIST: https://www.ultimatescouts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FINAL-Bear-Req.pdf
Complete #1 and then choose 3 more items from the list below.
While hiking or walking for one mile, identify six signs that any mammals, birds, insects, reptiles, or plants are living near the place where you choose to hike or walk.
Visit one of the following: zoo, wildlife refuge, nature center, aviary, game preserve, local conservation area, wildlife rescue group, or fish hatchery. Describe what you learned during your visit.
Name one animal that has become extinct in the last 100 years and one animal that is currently endangered. Explain what caused their declines.
Observe wildlife from a distance. Describe what you saw.
Use a magnifying glass to examine plants more closely. Describe what you saw through the magnifying glass that you could not see without it.
Learn about composting and how vegetable waste can be turned into fertilizer for plants
Plant a vegetable or herb garden.
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