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Conservation Awards. World Conservation Award Leave No Trace William T. Hornaday Award. World Conservation Awards. Cub Scout Boy Scout & Varsity Scout Venturing & Sea Scout. World Conservation Awards. Created in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund

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Conservation Awards

World Conservation AwardLeave No TraceWilliam T. Hornaday Award


World Conservation Awards

  • Cub Scout

  • Boy Scout & Varsity Scout

  • Venturing & Sea Scout


World Conservation Awards

  • Created in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund

    “Think Globally" and “Act Locally" to preserve and improve our environment.


Cub Scout

  • Only earned once (Bear, Wolf, Webelos)

  • Badges, arrow point, elective or achievement.


Boy Scout/Varsity Scout

  • Three merit badges

    • Environmental Science

    • Soil & Water Conservation or Fish and Wildlife Management

    • Citizenship in the World


Venturing/Sea Scout

  • Complete Ecology Elective for the Ranger award


Award

  • TEMPORARY patch

  • Right shirt pocket


Leave No Trace


LNT Award

  • WASLeave No Trace Awareness Award

  • ISLeave No Trace Achievement Award

  • Temporary patch – Right Pocket


Back & Front Country

  • Backcountry = wilderness(Philmont)

  • Frontcountry = day use/easy access(Boy Scout Camps)


Cub Scout

  • Frontcountry award


Boy Scout & Venturer

Varsity & Sea Scout

  • Backcountry award


Leave No Trace

  • LNT.org


LNT = Training Partner

MASTER EDUCATOR

WeekEnd

TRAINER

2-Days

AWARENESS

>24 Hours


Conservation Good Turn

  • Unit conservation project


William T. Hornaday Award

Olympic Medal Bestowed by Earth


Hornaday Awards

COUNCIL AWARDS

  • Certificate for a conservation project by a pack, troop, team, or crew.

  • Hornaday badge to individual Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers.

  • Hornaday gold badge to adult Scouters for significant leadership to conservation at a council or district level.


Hornaday Awards

NATIONAL AWARDS:

  • Scouts and Venturers may apply for the bronze and silver medals.

  • Adult Scouters may be nominated for the gold medal.

  • Organizations unaffiliated with Scouting may be nominated for the gold certificate.


Hornaday Projects

  • Badge = 1 project

  • Bronze Medal = 3 projects

  • Silver Medal = 4 projects


Hornaday Projects

  • Projects must be “significant”

  • Equal to or more extensive than…and Eagle or Quartermaster project


Project Catagories

  • Energy conservation

  • Soil and water conservation

  • Fish and wildlife management

  • Forestry and range management

  • Air and water pollution control

  • Resource recovery (recycling)

  • Hazardous material disposal and management

  • Invasive species control


Hornaday Projects

  • One project can count for Eagle or Quartermaster

  • One project can be on Boy Scout property


Boy Scout MB’s

Required Badges:

  • Energy

  • Environmental Science

  • Fish and Wildlife Management

  • Forestry

  • Public Health

  • Soil and Water Conservation


Boy Scout MBs

Optional Badges

  • Bird Study

  • Fishing

  • Fly-Fishing

  • Gardening

  • Plant Science

  • Pulp and Paper

  • Reptile and Amphibian Study

  • Weather

  • Geology

  • Insect Study

  • Landscape Architecture

  • Mammal Study

  • Nature

  • Nuclear Science

  • Oceanography


Venturer & Sea Scout

  • Complete the Ranger Award Ecology Elective

  • “More involved” Projects


Hornaday Opportunties

  • Hornaday Weekend in DC

  • Specialty Summer Camp Programs

  • 2 Philmont Treks


Prestigious!

  • 51,000 Eagle Scouts a year

  • 3.8 Bronze Hornaday Awards/year

  • 2.4 Silver Hornaday Awards/year


THANK YOU!


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