Trees – Nature Study Using the Outdoor Hour Challenges


Here are my favorite tree field guides and resources!

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Outdoor Hour Challenge Tree Nature Study Index @handbookofnaturestudy

NOTE: If the challenge is included an ebook, it is noted directly after the challenge. If you have an Ultimate Membership, you will be able to pull up the ebook and print any notebook pages, coloring pages, or other printables for your nature study.
Handbook of Nature Study Ultimate Naturalist Library

Apples – Autumn ebook

Apple blossoms – Spring ebook

Apple trees

Ash tree – Autumn Nature Study Continues

Autumn Leaves – Autumn ebook

Autumn Tree – color card activity printable

Bristlecone Pine – High Desert ebook

Chestnut tree

Cottonwood – More Nature Study Summer

Dogwood - More Nature Study Spring

Elm tree

Gall Dwellers - More Nature Study Winter

Hemlock tree – Autumn Nature Study Continues

Hickory tree

Juniper Tree – High Desert ebook

Leaf Study Up Close - More Nature Study Autumn

Maple Trees and Seeds – More Nature Study Autumn

Oak tree – Autumn ebook

Oak tree and Autumn Colors

Mountain Laurel – Spring Nature Study Continues

Pears – More Nature Study Autumn

Pine Cones – Autumn ebook

Pine tree – Winter ebook

Spring tree – Spring ebook

Spruce Tree

Staghorn Sumac – Autumn Nature Study Continues

Summer tree – Summer ebook

Tree Buds – More Nature Study Spring

Tree Cones – Winter Wednesday ebook

Tree Silhouettes – Winter Wednesday ebook

Tree Twigs – More Nature Study Winter

Willow tree – Summer Nature Study Continues

Willow Tree Autumn Study - no ebook but there is a printable in the Member’s Library

Willow Tree – Winter Study – no ebook but there is a printable in the Member’s Library

Winter Tree – Winter ebook

Witch Hazel – Autumn Nature Study Continues

Year Long Tree Study – Four Seasons Tree Project


Misc. Tree Challenges

My special Year-Long Tree Entry: For the Love of Trees.

My Tree is a Living World activity with free printable notebook page
Tree Poetry for your nature journal ideas
Four Seasons Tree Study Project with free printables


Tree Printables

Seasonal Tree with free printable notebook page
Spring Maple Tree challenge and free printable notebook page
My Tree Cone Observations notebook page

You may wish to follow my tree board on Pinterest – Trees.

Newsletters With a Tree Theme (If you have a membership, you have access to all archived newsletters.)
  • October 2011 – Leaves notebook page. Fall Leaf study grid.
  • November 2011 – Seasonal Tree-Autumn notebook page.
  • October 2012- My Favorite Tree notebook page. Seasonal tree ideas. My Tree List notebook page. Tree study grid.
  • October 2014- Autumn tree drive ideas. Fall leaf nature journal idea.
  • November 2014 0 Oaks and pines notebook pages.
  • September 2015 – Leaf Study nature journal page. Tree study ideas.
  • November 2016 – Maple Tree Study notebook page.
  • February 2017 – Tree bark study. Tree nature study ideas.

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