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Florida 4-H Forest Ecology

Florida 4-H Forest Ecology

Forest Health

At the Forest Health station, participants will be asked to identify insects, diseases, and stresses by specimen or evidence. Youth should study the charts provided, and mark insects, diseases, and stresses with the "X" under their age group.

On the day of the contest, Juniors will be asked to identify 15 insects, diseases, or stresses. Intermediates will be asked to identify 20, and Seniors will be asked to identify 30.

Use this page to learn more about insects, diseases, and stresses that commonly influence forest health in Florida. You may also view informational videos about these and other forestry topics.