On July 26th and 27th, PLT coordinators from several states met with our Representatives and Senators in Washington DC to report program successes, share best practices and above all, promote the importance of natural resources education inside AND outside the classroom.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education Policy
Did you know the water from your faucet could be naturally filtered by a forest, instead of by a water treatment plant? Forest to Faucet is one of many student activities available in Project Learning Tree (PLT)’s new high school curriculum Exploring Environmental Issues: Focus on Forests. This educational guide teaches students about forest health, fresh water supply, our changing climate, who owns America’s forests, and more.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education News
July 20th started typically early for Walt and Donna Lange—except with meetings on Capitol Hill in place of the usual planting and weed pulling. The Langes, who own 32 Ohio acres that help protect the watershed for Lake Erie, came to Washington to represent fellow Tree Farmers.Read More >Categories: News for Forest Landowners Policy Profile Resources for Forest Landowners
The immense wall at the intersection of 8th Street and Peabody Street Northwest used to be a huge, rusty cement eye sore of the Brightwood community in Washington, D.C. However, sixth grade students at Paul Public Charter School--a Project Learning Tree GreenSchool--had other plans for that space.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education PLT GreenSchools!
Sweet gum, whitebark pine and lemon trees make an appearance this week.Read More >Categories: Week in Trees