Hedgerow Survey

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Make a survey of a hedgerow or wild area. identify six species of wild flowers, grasses or ferns


An outdoor wild area of hedgerow or meadow.
Pencil sharpeners.


Assign each six/patrol a small (couple of meters squared) area of hedgerow, meadow, or other wild area to survey. Each area should be distanced apart and ideally be a different sort of area.
Each six/patrol, between them, is to draw and label pictures of what they see in their wild area, such that they should be able to identify the species.

For homework, each cub/scout is to identify the species they have drawn.


  • hedgerow
  • Naturalist

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