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Florida 4-H Forest Ecology

Florida 4-H Forest Ecology

Contest Stations

The 2022 Contest Stations are summarized in the table below. Click on the station name for more information and resources.

Note: we are not including "Plants of Florida" in the 2022 contest.

Station NameJuniorIntermediateSenior
Trees of Florida  ID 15 trees  ID 20 trees  ID 30 trees 
Forest Health  ID 15 insects, diseases, or stresses  ID 20 insects, diseases, or stresses  ID 30 insects, diseases, or stresses 
Wildlife on the Forest Hike  ID 20 animals  ID 20 animals  n/a  
Forest Ecosystems  Answer 5-15 multiple-choice or T/F questions on each ecosystem from Forest Stories 

Answer 10-15 multiple-choice or T/F questions on each ecosystem from Ecosystem Descriptions

Identify two tree or shrub samples chosen from the list of species for each ecosystem

n/a 
Map and Compass  Quiz: 10 multiple-choice questions on identifying map symbols  Map Symbols: 10 multiple-choice questions on interpreting map symbols

Compass: Provide a compass bearing to reach a given point, and pace out the distance between two points 
Map Symbols: 10 multiple-choice questions on interpreting map symbols

Compass: Complete a compass trail by providing the bearings and distances between three points 
Tree Measurement  n/a  n/a Measure the merchantable height and diameter of mature trees
Senior Forest Management Quiz  n/a  n/a Answer 10-20 multiple-choice or T/F questions on forest management and forestry
Quiz Bowl  n/a  n/a Teams compete (one at a time) in a timed session, to answer 12 questions about forestry. Teams have 10 seconds to begin a response and 10 seconds to finish (per question), and then answer as many questions as they can in a five minute Speed Quiz

View the Contest Station Scoresheets.