Forestry Badge

This program will provide a hands-on lesson in tree and plant identification while demonstrating the important role that these organisms play in our forest ecosystem.  Economic importance will also be explored.  The Earthplace trails are home to a wide variety of Connecticut’s plants and trees and the animals which depend on them.  Fulfills 4 of 5 requirements for this badge.


Learn the tools to observe and identify the wild animals and plants around you.  Hike our trails with an Earthplace Naturalist and check out the animal ambassadors in our Animal Hall.  All requirements are met.