Career Development Event (CDE) Objectives:
- Learn about forest ecosystems, forestry management,
and the utilization of forest products
- Identify trees by leaves, seeds, and woods
- Develop leadership
skills and practice good study habits
- Appreciate and manage
Indiana's forest resources wisely
- Teams must qualify at
an Area CDE in order to attend the State Career Development Event
Contest guidelines are
available in the Indiana 4-H Ag Judging Handbook.
The Handbook is linked to the Judging homepage
(top, above list of CDEs).
- The questions in
this database will be used for the Area and State Forestry CDEs.
The questions may be rephrased (the content will not be altered)
and the answers may be re-arranged from what is listed.
- Additional Resources: Purdue Extension Publications
Contact your local Extension
for contest dates, to register, to ask about publications, or for
more information. Contest
guidelines are available in the Indiana 4-H Ag Judging Handbook,
which is linked to the Judging homepage (top, above list of CDEs).
- Old 4-H manuals
- Introductory Forestry (4-H 641)
- General Forestry (4-H 642)
- Woodland Management (4-H 643)
- Forestry Terms, pp 23&24
- National 4-H Forestry contest information (Word document)
- Interested in a career in Forestry?
- View the Purdue Department of Forestry & Natural Resources video to see what it is all about!
- Read the Society of American Foresters brochure
- Making a practice
- Contest Resource
- Identification Resources
Trees of Indiana (order
- 101 Trees of Indiana, A Field Guuide (2003, order from IU Press, http://iupress.indiana.edu or (800) 842.6796, ISBN 978-0-253-21694-6)
Native Trees of the Midwest (by Sally Weeks)
Trees of Indiana (by Sally Weeks)
Forestry CDE Subcommittee
(contact with suggestions or concerns)
- Eugene Cooper, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Donald Haberlin, email@example.com
- Natalie Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org