Soil & Water Conservation
Chippokes Farm and Forestry
Chippokes State Park
(“America’s oldest continually farmed plantation”)
10 Aug 2013
(program STARTS at 9
, so be there
before that; program could end as early as 3:00)
$8 per scout
/parking is free since you are attending an educational program
What to bring
a signed blue card
. The park will provide the
merit badge worksheet
, pencils and
Come straight to the museum.
Enter the park, turn right at the second right turn into the historic
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.
If you plan on being there, please let
aster Mo Etiemble know (757
(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
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
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
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
merit badge program