to Program Link Index)
filled according to the 1998 Bear Cub Scout Book
The Bear Trail:
Sharing Your World with Wildlife * (See
World Conservation Award)
5a. Choose a bird or animal that you like
and find out how it lives. Make a poster showing what you
Look for birds out on the refuge, find one you like,
watch it in its natural environment. Take a bird tour on the refuge,
or study the birds in The Wisdom of Wildness exhibit.
|5c. Explain what a wildlife conservation officer does.
Visit the refuge and speak to one of our staff and
learn about the different roles conservation officers have.
|5d. Visit one of the following: Zoo, Nature Center, Wildlife
Refuge, Game Preserve.
Come visit the refuge and visitor center. Take a
tram tour or walk the trails. Watch the Discovering the Wisdom of
Wildness orientation video to learn about the National Wildlife
Refuge System and Patuxent=s
|5e. Name one animal that has become extinct in the last
100 years. Tell why animals become extinct. Name one animal
that is on the endangered species list.
Talk to a staff member at the refuge about endangered
and extinct species. Visit the On the Brink section of our The Wisdom
of Wildness exhibits. This section showcases several endangered
and threatened animals.
Family Outdoor Adventures
|12b. Go on a hike with your family
Come and visit the
refuge and walk on our trails through different habitats. There
are over 25 miles of trails at the National Wildlife Visitor Center
and North Tract. Maps are available at both locations.
* World Conservation
Sharing Your World
with Wildlife is also part of the Cub Scout World Conservation
You may be able to
complete the requirement to have the pack or den participate in
a conservation project during our Earth Day activities. Earth Day
is held every year in April. Call the National Wildlife Visitor
Center (301-497-5760) to find out if the current year=s
program is applicable for your pack or den.