Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Program

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Soil & Water Conservation

Merit Badge
Program

Location:

Chippokes Farm and Forestry
Museum

at
Chippokes State Park

(“America’s oldest continually farmed plantation”)

Date:


10 Aug 2013

Time:


9:00am


4:00pm

(program STARTS at 9
:00
, so be there
before that; program could end as early as 3:00)

Cost:


$8 per scout
/parking is free since you are attending an educational program

What to bring
:

A
bag lunch

and

a signed blue card
. The park will provide the

merit badge worksheet
, pencils and
a
notebook.


Uniform
:


Class “A”

Directions:

Come straight to the museum.


Enter the park, turn right at the second right turn into the historic
area.


The museum is on the right, there is a gravel parking lot on the left with a fenced pasture
next to it.


Pull into that parking lot.


Ask for
Mr
Brian

Frye
.

If you plan on being there, please let

Assistant Scoutm
aster Mo Etiemble know (757
-
673
-
7732).


Prerequisit
es

(from merit badge worksheet)
. Item 7

requires two of the following to be completed. Item 7a is
completed during the program.

7. Do TWO of the following:


a. Make a trip to two of the following places



(Completed during the program)


b. Plant 100 trees, bushes and/or vines for a good purpos
e.


c. Seed an area of at least 1/5 acre for some worthwhile conservation purpose, using suitable grasses or legume
alone or in a mixture.

**


**Mr. J. Ward is coordinating the re
-
seeding of the athletic field at
Ebenezer United Methodist Church in
Suffolk

in order to meet this requirement.


d. Study a soil survey report. Describe the things in it. On tracing paper over any of the soil maps, outline an area
with

three or more different kinds of soil. List each kind of soil by full name and map symbol
.


e. Make a list of places in your neighborhood, camps, school ground, or park that
have erosion, sedimentation, or
pollution problems.



Future

merit badge program

at
Chippoke
s
:
Forestry
(24 Aug)