Bird Study Merit Badge

July 18,  2017  Tuesday  8:00 AM at entrance
Class ends at 10:30 AM

 Los Angeles County Arboretum
 301 North Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007 gmap

Bring: Note pad, pen, pencil (and binocular, if you have one).
(no food, no drinks)

Merit Badge councilor Dave Sargent

 Cost: Free 

Scout RSVP needed please
Parents Welcomed  - RSVP needed please
AHG - GS welcomed  - RSVP needed please 

Parking is free

Bird Study Merit Badge Requirements:

1) Come to Arboretum Class on July 18, be prepared to be quite.

2) Homework to do before day of class or after class.:

#2 Show that you are familiar with the terms used to describe birds by sketching or tracing a perched bird and then labeling 15 different parts of the bird.  Sketch or trace an extended wing and label six types of wing feathers.
           ( Help sheet for this requirement #2 will be given to scouts)
          Note: We will start #2 at 8:15pm in front of the Arboretum.

#8 Do ONE of the following (at home, before or after class). For the option you choose, describe what birds you hope to attract, and why.

    a. Build a bird feeder and put it in an appropriate place in your yard or another location.
    b. Build a birdbath and put it in an appropriate place (can be a upside down trash can lid that you keep filled with fresh water in your backyard).
    c. Build a backyard sanctuary for birds by planting trees and shrubs for food and cover.
 
 

FYI
http://www.arboretum.org/index.php/visit/

Admission free on the third Tuesday of the month (No tram on these days.) No food or drinks allowed.