Outdoor Adventure Skills Nature

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Outdoor Adventure Skills Nature

Natural observation and where it fits into the various stages of different Outdoor Adventure Skills badges.

OAS-scoutcraft-1.png 1.6 I can name three wildflowers by direct observation
OAS-scoutcraft-2.png 2.5 I can identify four types of trees by direct observation in a wild field, bush or forest. OAS-emergency-aid-2.png 2.14 I know some of the wild animals in my area and how to be safe around them.
OAS-scoutcraft-3.png 3.8 I can identify three wild animal tracks. OAS-emergency-aid-3.png 3.13 I can identify some of the poisonous/hazardous plants in my area, and those I may encounter when travelling in Canada.

3.15 I can treat bee stings and reactions to some local plants, such as stinging nettle.

OAS-scoutcraft-4.png 4.8 I can safely identify three edible wild plants. (Note: Scouters must approve all plants before they are consumed by Scouts.) OAS-emergency-aid-4.png 4.12 I know how to treat and report (if appropriate) insect and animal bites.
OAS-scoutcraft-5.png 5.7 I have caught, cleaned and cooked a fish over a campfire OAS-trail-5.png 5.18 I can recognize and respond to hazards from flora and fauna.
OAS-scoutcraft-6.png 6.7 I have identified 15 bird species in the wild using a written birding record journal. OAS-emergency-aid-6.png 6.5 I can identify common poisonous plants in my area and I know how to treat exposure and symptoms.
OAS-scoutcraft-7.png 7.6 I can identify the poisonous living organisms, animals and plants in Canada.
OAS-scoutcraft-8.png 8.7 I have observed (and photographed as proof) a total of 15 North American mammals, reptiles or amphibians in the wild.
OAS-scoutcraft-9.png 9.6 I have planted a minimum of 100 new trees.

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