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Naturalist Activity Badge

How to earn your badge

You should be aiming to work towards this badge over 6 to 12 months.

  1. Demonstrate your interest in the natural world by regularly taking part in relevant activities and using a variety of study and conservation
    techniques over a period of time. Show how you’ve improved and developed your skills.
  2. Share skills in recording and observing the natural world with a group of young people.
  3. Take an in-depth look at how human activity is affecting the natural world, particularly pollution, deforestation and new farming techniques.
  4. Demonstrate a good knowledge of natural history terminology, particularly local animal and plant species along with other specialist words.
     

Guidance for leaders

This badge can contribute towards a CREST Award. For more information, click here.


Flexibility

Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities.  For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility.

 

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