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Adopt a Tree

Martha C. Monroe, Christopher J. Frost, and Alison W. Bowers

The Forestry Adopt - A - Tree 4-H Project Book (4HFOM11) is for children ages 5-8. Kids locate and "adopt" a nearby tree, track changes to it over time, do bark and leaf rubbings, and search for visiting wildlife. Youngsters are also introduced to three common and special Florida trees: Cabbage Palm, Live Oak, and Longleaf Pine.

Visit the 4-H Youth Development Curriculum Website [13 December 2012] for more information on related project materials.

This (pdf file only - 2.05mb) enables you to print a black/white version of the 29-page booklet.

Publication #4H FOM11

Release Date:July 6, 2018

Reviewed At:August 24, 2021

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Monroe, Martha C.


University of Florida

Related Topics

  • Critical Issue: 7. 4-H Youth Development
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About this Publication

This document is 4H FOM11, one of a series of the 4-H Youth Development, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2001. Revised July 2003. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edufor the currently supported version of this publication.

About the Authors

Martha C. Monroe, assistant professor; Christopher J. Frost, graduate student; and Alison W. Bowers, graduate student, School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.


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