Did you know?
Philmont Scout Ranch – One of BSA’s four national High Adventure Bases in the U.S achieved certification of 90,000 acres in New Mexico to the SFI Forest Management Standard in 2008 and has maintained certification ever since.
Summit Bechtel Reserve – BSA’s newest High Adventure Base, located in West Virginia, and the new permanent site for the National Jamboree, successfully achieved certification to the SFI Forest Management Standard in February 2016 on approximately 13,000 acres.
Sustainability Merit badge – In 2013, BSA launched its Sustainability Merit Badge highlighting SFI certification. This merit badge was added to the list of required merit badges for Eagle rank.
BSA Magazines and Books –Scouting, for Scout leaders, and Boy’s Life, for Scouts, both carry the SFI on‑product label for the paper these publications are printed on. All new BSA Merit Badge books also carry the SFI on‑product label.