Honors, Degrees, and Indian Names 127
1.* Can identify 25 kinds of trees when in leaf, or 15 kinds of deciduous (broad leaf) trees in winter, and tell some of the uses of each. (15 for L. L.)
2. Identify 12 kinds of shrubs. (8 for L. L.)
3. Collect and identify samples of 30 kinds of wood and be able to tell some of their uses and peculiar properties. (12 for L. L.)
4. Determine the height, and estimate the amount of timber, approximately, in 5 trees of different sizes.
5.* Can state the laws for transplanting, grafting, spraying, and protecting trees.
6. Make a collection of 60 species of wild flowers, ferns, or grasses dried and mounted in a book and correctly named. (30 for L. L.)
7.* Can recognize in the forest all important commercial trees in his neighborhood.
8. Can distinguish the lumber from each and tell for what purpose each is best suited.
9. Can tell the age of old blazes on trees which mark a boundary or trail.
10.* Can recognize the difference in the forest between good and bad logging, giving reasons why one is good and another bad.
11. Can tell whether a tree is dying from injury by fire, by insects, by disease or by a combination of these causes.
12. Knows what tools to use in lumbering.
13.* Knows how to fight fires in hilly or in flat country.
14. Knows the effect upon stream-flow of the destruction of forests at head waters.
15. Knows what are the 4 great uses of water in streams.
16. Knows what causes the pollution of streams, and how it can best be stopped.
17. Knows how, in general, water-power is developed.