The PLT GreenSchools! program was well-represented last week in Denver, Colorado, as thousands of leading educators from all over the U.S. gathered to discuss the burgeoning field of environmental education at the 2nd Annual Green Schools National Conference.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education PLT GreenSchools!
Five educators who use environmental education as a tool to teach core subjects and foster environmental stewardship were named the 2012 National Outstanding Educators by Project Learning Tree®.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education News
Welcome back, March! Here's your tree news from around the world this week. Read about how the early worm gets the bird, an albino fallow deer, bicycles made out of condemned urban trees, and the 2012 Farm Bill.Read More >Categories: Week in Trees
In 1971, when the late social justice activist and Latino leader Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales incorporated Escuela Tlatelolco Centro de Estudios, a PLT GreenSchool in Denver, CO, he did so because he believed that the Denver public school system was not responding adequately to the educational needs of the community’s Latino children.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education PLT GreenSchools!
Happy leaping February 29!
It's pretty cool that today—a leap day—gives us some extra time to accomplish our goals this year. AFF has some ideas for activities that you can use your leap day time for.