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Trees and Me

Martha C. Monroe and Alison W. Bowers

The Forestry Trees and Me 4-H Project Book (4HFOM12) is the second in the series and for children ages 7–12. Each of the thirteen activities engage youngsters in exploring the interesting world of trees with exercises and thought questions. In Chapter 1, they will discover how trees grow. Chapter 2 includes strategies for identifying trees and 18 tree cards for the dominate species in 8 forest ecosystems across Florida. In Chapter 3, youth focus on the many benefits and values of trees, from wooden houses, rubber tires, and paper products, to restful and pleasing outdoor spaces.

Visit the 4-H Youth Development Curriculum Website for more information on related project materials.

This (pdf file only - 2.54mb) enables you to print a black/white version of the 65-page booklet.

Publication #4H FOM12

Release Date:October 2nd, 2017

Reviewed At:August 24th, 2021

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Monroe, Martha C.


University of Florida

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About this Publication

This document is 4H FOM12, one of a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2001. Revised July 2002. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.

About the Authors

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


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