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Heartland Tree Alliance of Bridging The Gap

The mission of Heartland Tree Alliance is to engage people of the Greater Kansas City region to take action and advocate for a healthy community forest.


Rocky Point Glades Guided Nature Journal

 Brownie    Junior    Cadette

Heartland Tree Alliance has created a booklet to help you explore Rocky Point Glades, an ecological gem of Kansas City, MO. This is a self-guided adventure with the aid of the journal, but adult accompaniment is strongly advised. As you hike, you will learn about the tree species of this unique habitat, and the connections that trees have to birds, insects, and other plants. 

Completion of this journal satisfies steps 1 & 2 of the Tree Badge.

> Download and print the journal

Be sure to look over the journal before you head out for your adventure, as it includes tips and instructions on how to prepare.

Materials needed: Printed Rocky Point Glade Guided Journal, pencils, colored pencils, bug spray, water bottle, comfortable hiking shoes

Cost per person: Free

Badge Connections: Cadette Badge: Tree

Outcomes: Displays positive values. Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks. Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.