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Forest Resources

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!

2 girls sitting in the forest


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

Contact

New to 4-H? Get involved in the Forest Resources project!

Sharon Davis, Extension educator and science of animals director
davis051@umn.edu
507-369-6896

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