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Forestry Career Development Event (CDE) Objectives:

  • Learn about forest ecosystems, forestry management, and the utilization of forest products
  • Identify trees by leaves, seeds, and woods
  • Develop leadership skills and practice good study habits
  • Appreciate and manage Indiana's forest resources wisely
  • Teams must qualify at an Area CDE in order to attend the State Career Development Event

Contest guidelines are available in the Indiana 4-H Ag Judging Handbook. The Handbook is linked to the Judging homepage (top, above list of CDEs).

Question Bank - The questions in this database will be used for the Area and State Forestry CDEs. The questions may be rephrased (the content will not be altered) and the answers may be re-arranged from what is listed.

Contact your local Extension office for contest dates, to register, to ask about publications, or for more information. Contest guidelines are available in the Indiana 4-H Ag Judging Handbook, which is linked to the Judging homepage (top, above list of CDEs).

Resources

  • Old 4-H manuals
  • National 4-H Forestry contest information (Word document)
  • Interested in a career in Forestry?
    • View the Purdue Department of Forestry & Natural Resources video to see what it is all about!
    • Read the Society of American Foresters brochure
  • Making a practice kit
  • Contest Resource
  • Identification Resources

Forestry CDE Subcommittee

(contact with suggestions or concerns)

  • Eugene Cooper, ecoop@embarqmail.com
  • Donald Haberlin, don.haberlin@gmail.com
  • Natalie Carroll, ncarroll@purdue.edu

 

 

 
     
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