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Forestry Career Development Event (CDE)

Mock CEF CDE - Rossivlle, December 11, 2015


  • 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. Contact your local Extension office for contest dates, to register, to ask about publications, or for more information.
  • Contest guidelines are available in the Indiana 4-H Career Development Events website, https://extension.purdue.edu/4h/Pages/CDE.aspx
  • Making a practice kit

Question Bank - 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.


  • 2014 Area CDE quizzes (JR, SR)
  • Old 4-H manuals
  • 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 kit
  • Contest Resource
  • Identification Resources


SR area forestry contest exam and Key 14
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