Explore different types of trees, what forests need to grow and thrive, how to care for trees and conserve forests, and how we depend on and benefit from trees and forests in our world. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Forest Resources project!
What you can do
Level 1: Forestry 1 - Follow the Path
You will learn to identify different types of trees and tree parts, characteristics of different forests, what forests need to grow and thrive and the different products people get from trees and forests.
Level 2: Forestry 2 - Reach for the Canopy
You will understand the inner workings of trees, recognize different types of forest change and their impacts. You'll be able to identify different types of forest products and the health benefits forests have on people.
Level 3: Forestry 3 - Explore the Deep Woods
You will be able to identify trees, understand forest management and develop the skills to conserve a forest and keep it healthy. You'll learn to identify different types of forest products and recognize the global significance of forests.
For adult leaders
Record keeping & evaluation
- 4-H youth record keeping - Reflect on your project and share it.
- How your project will be judged at the fair (PDF)