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Project Outline

Posted by cahnrs.webteam | October 8, 2015

4-H cloverleafForest and Logging Legacy Agenda (Subject to change)

Day 1

  • Setting the Stage
    • Experiential learning
    • Project Planning
    • Ages and Stages
  • Forestry Project2014Intro to Forestry
  • Activities
    • Build a Tree
    • Board Games
    • Environmental impacts
    • Adaptations
      • Jamaquack
      • Possum
    • Observations
      • Adopt a tree
      • Build a Biltmore stick
      • Hike to Experience the Forest from the Trees
    • Log rolling – ground school

Day 2

  • Connect to the Past
    • History of Logging
    • Skill set of loggers
      • Job descriptions
      • Life in logging Camp
    • Logging tools
      • Saws that sing
      • Axe me questions
    • Skill Development
      • Saws
        • Crosscut
        • Bow
        • Chainsaw
        • Peavee/Cant/Log Wrench
      • Axemanship
      • Felling
      • Bucking
    • Logrolling Intro
      • Let’s roll

Day 3

  • Measuring the forest and trees
    • Tools of the Foresters
      • Describe a tree
        • By the numbers
        • Know your tree
        • Measure distance
      • Observations
    • Firewise Concepts
      • Wildland Fire Basics
      • Tools and Techniques
        • PPE
          • Structural
          • Wildland
        • Fire Shelters
      • Become part of the crew
        • Build a line
      • Firewise assessment

Day 4

  • Future of forestry
    • What will forestry and logging look like in 2050?
    • Environmental conflict
  • Forest and Logging Olympics
    • Teams and Challenges

Fun, Prizes and more!

*The Forest and Logging Legacy Project is a compilation of 4-H Forestry Activities being developed, and adapted to supplement the National 4-H Forestry Project. For more information or to be part of this educational adventure, please contact Mike Jensen, Associate Professor, WSU Extension in Pend Oreille County.

Email: mike.jensen@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-447-2401

4-H Rocks and Logrolls

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