SCOUTS - Be Prepared

Naturest

To atain the Naturest badge, the Cub Scout must complete the following:

Three of these six activities must be completed

1. Make a survey of hedgerow or wild area. Be able to identify at least six species of wild flowers, grasses or ferns.

2. Keep a record of birds they have spotted over one week. Be able to identify at least six wild birds.

3. Make a survey of a pond, river, stream or seashore. Be able to identify some of the animals, insects or plant life they find.

4. Explore the insect life of a particular area. Be able to identify some of the types of insect they find.

5. Identify six different trees or shrubs from their leaves, shaped, fruit or nuts and make a bark rubbing.

6. Identify six butterflies and/or moths and talk to a leader about their life cycle.