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Trees

Trees

Hypoxylon Canker

A tree disease caused by the fungus Hypoxylon Atropunctatum. Hypoxylon canker is a fungal disease that appears as a dead lesion on limbs, branches, and

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Trees

Scarlet Oak

Quercus coccinea or more commonly known as a Scarlet Oak, is a native tree to the East coast. The Scarlet Oak is a large tree

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Invasive

Ash Tree/Emerald Ash Borer

An invasive species of beetle devastates the native and beloved Ash Tree. Ash Trees used to be all over the USA in abundance up until

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Plants

Native

Fly Honeysuckle

Lonicera Xylosteum, more commonly known as Fly Honeysuckle, is a native species of shrub with small red berries. Fly honeysuckle was introduced from Eurasia, and

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Native

Jack-in-the-pulpit

Jack-in-the-pulpit, or their scientific name “Arisaema triphyllum”, is a native plant to wetlands across North America. Jack-in-the-pulpit is perennial, which means it lives more than

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Native

Poison Ivy

“Leaves of three, let it be!”An itchy native plant to North America that takes multiple forms. Found all over North America, Poison Ivy is a

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Animals

Animal

Downy Woodpecker

Native to the forests of North America, Picoides Pubescens, or Downy Woodpeckers, are insectivores that are typically rather small for woodpeckers Downy Woodpeckers are small

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Red Fox

Vulpes Vulpes or more commonly known as a Red Fox. These omnivorous predators roam and cry out in these parts frequently. Although native to North

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Animal

Gray Squirrel

The Eastern Gray Squirrel, or Sciurus Carolinensis, is an herbivorous mammal that enjoys acorns and seeds. Native to eastern North America, the Gray Squirrel is

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Habitat Factors

Habitat Factors

Water

Water is needed by every living thing, from the smallest of bacteria to the largest of animals. Water maintains all life in an ecosystem. Water

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Habitat Factors

The “Outdoor Code”

The “Outdoor Code” is Scouting’s implementation of care and consideration for the outdoors. The Outdoor Code is: ”As an American, I will do my best

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Habitat Factors

the Soil

The terrain and soil is crucial to the environment that grows upon it The composition of the soil affects the entire ecosystem. The soil in

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