Trees are among the largest living creatures on earth. In this honor you will learn to identify them as you make and preserve your own leaf collection. You will also organize trees into various classes, and gain an understanding of just how useful and important trees are.
Investiture Achievement Connection: This Honor is related to the Investiture Achievement requirements for TRAIL COMPANION Nature Study which require (as one of two options) completion of Requirement #2 in this Honor. This Honor is a popular choice for the Level 1 Nature Honor required of TRAIL COMPANIONS.
The Challenging Part
The most challenging requirement of this honor is probably this:
2. Collect and identify typical leaves from 15 different species of trees. Spread neatly, press dry, mount, and label in a suitable notebook or on uniform-size sheets of paper.