The Forest of Dean District Scouts #LoveYourForest Badge is a special activities badge for all Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts. It is part of an anti-litter campaign supported by environmental charity Hubbub, Lucozade Ribena Suntory, Forest of Dean District Council, the Forestry Commission, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism, the Foresters’ Forest and The Scout Association.
How to Earn Your Badge
1. Find out about local litter problems and why it is a problem.
2. Do a litter pick either in your community or in the Forest. (There is equipment available to help you do this).
3. Record the types and amount of litter you have collected. (Litter picking log sheet available).
4. Talk to others in your community about what you have learned, such as friends, family and school.
5. Think of some ideas about how to prevent litter and share these with the #LoveYourForest campaign.
Badges are available from your Leader and can be worn for one year from achievement on the left arm.
Relevant documents are available for you to download below: