Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation

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== Belt Loop Requirements ==
 
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# Explain what natural resources are and why it's important to protect and conserve them.
 
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# Make a poster that shows and explains the food chain. Describe to your den what happens if the food chain becomes broken or damaged.
 
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# Learn about an endangered species. Make a report to your den that includes a picture, how the species came to be endangered, and what is being done to save it.
 
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# Visit a wildlife sanctuary, nature center, or fish hatchery.
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# Collect and read five newspaper or magazine articles that discuss conservation of wildlife and report to your family or den what you learn.
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# Learn about five animals that use camouflage to protect themselves.
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# Make a birdbath and keep a record for one week of the different birds that visit it.
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# Make a collage of animals that are in the same class: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, or mammals.
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# Make a plaster cast of an animal track. Show it to your den.
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# Visit with a person who works in wildlife conservation, such as a park ranger, biologist, range manager, geologist, horticulturist, zookeeper, fishery technician, or conservation officer.
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# Participate in an environmental service project that helps maintain habitat for wildlife, such as cleaning up an area or planting trees.
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# Earning the {{PAGENAME}} Belt Loop ''while a Webelos Scout'' is requirement 13 of the Webelos [[Naturalist]] Activity Badge.
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*5G. Hike at a nature center state or national park for Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Pin #1 or #8.
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*[[Cub Scout Science]] Pin requirement 8 could be combined with {{PAGENAME}} Belt Loop requirement 3
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*[http://www.iwla.org Izaak Walton League of America]
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*[http://www.nfwf.org Nat. Fish and Wildlife Foundation]
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*[http://www.nationalgeographic.com Nat. Geographic Society]
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*[http://nps.gov National Park Service]
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*[http://www.nwf.org Nat. Wildlife Federation]
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*[http://www.fws.gov U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]

Current revision

Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop & Pin resources include the Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Worksheet Adobe Acrobat PDF
with cross-references for related Cub Scout Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos requirements.
Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation is a great weekend activity!   Prev  -  Next 

The Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Naturalist activity badge.
The Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop and Pin help prepare Scouts for the Boy Scout Environmental Science, Nature, Fish and Wildlife Management, and Mammal Study Merit Badges.


Wildlife Conservation
Belt Loop and Pin
Wildlife Conservation Academics Belt Loop
Image:a-Wildlife.gif
Wildlife Conservation Academics Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


Contents



Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain what natural resources are and why it's important to protect and conserve them.
  2. Make a poster that shows and explains the food chain. Describe to your den what happens if the food chain becomes broken or damaged.
  3. Learn about an endangered species. Make a report to your den that includes a picture, how the species came to be endangered, and what is being done to save it.

Academics Pin Requirements

Earn the Wildlife Conservation belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Visit a wildlife sanctuary, nature center, or fish hatchery.
  2. Collect and read five newspaper or magazine articles that discuss conservation of wildlife and report to your family or den what you learn.
  3. Learn about five animals that use camouflage to protect themselves.
  4. Make a birdbath and keep a record for one week of the different birds that visit it.
  5. Make a collage of animals that are in the same class: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, or mammals.
  6. Make a plaster cast of an animal track. Show it to your den.
  7. Visit with a person who works in wildlife conservation, such as a park ranger, biologist, range manager, geologist, horticulturist, zookeeper, fishery technician, or conservation officer.
  8. Visit a state park or national park.
  9. Participate in an environmental service project that helps maintain habitat for wildlife, such as cleaning up an area or planting trees.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34299)

The text of these requirements is locked and can only be edited
by an administrator.
Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.


Notes

  1. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times
  1. Earning the Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is requirement 13 of the Webelos Naturalist Activity Badge.

Requirement resources

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.


Related awards

Tiger Cub Scout
  • 5G. Hike at a nature center state or national park for Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Pin #1 or #8.
Tiger Cub Electives
  • 31. Learn about an endangered animal for Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop #3.
Wolf Cub Scout
  • 7b. Protecting natural resources - see Cub Scout Wildlife COnservation Loop requirement #1.
  • 7d. Service project - Clean up litter - see Cub Scout Wildlife COnservation Pin requirement #9.
Wolf Electives
  • Elective 12f. could be met while completing Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop requirement 2
Bear Cub Scout
  • 5c. Explain what a wildlife conservation officer does. - See Wildlife Conservation Pin requirement #7
  • 5d. Visit one of the following... - See Wildlife Conservation Pin requirement #1
  • 5e. Endangered species - See Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop requirement #3
  • 6g. Take part in a den or pack neighborhood clean-up project. - See Wildlife Conservation Pin requirement #9
Webelos Scout
  • Naturalist Activity Badge requirement 13. (earn the Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)


Ecology-related awards
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program
  • Cub Scout Science Pin requirement 8 could be combined with Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop requirement 3

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal


External links

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