On a visit to Penn State this week, President Obama outlined his Better Buildings Initiative, a plan to increase energy efficiency in businesses-setting his sights high with a goal of making commercial buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade.Read More >Categories: News News for Forest Landowners
Yesterday I had the pleasure of taking part in a ceremony to recognize the students and staff at Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School – one of Project Learning Tree’s model GreenSchools! in Washington, DC – for their efforts to create a healthier school environment through proper nutrition and physical activity.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education News PLT GreenSchools!
Threats to America’s wildlife are predominantly centered around loss of habitat. The recent report from the U.S. Forest Service, reinforces the need to address habitat loss – specifically on private forest land. That’ s because 60 percent of America’s at-risk wildlife depend on private forests for their habitat.Read More >Categories: News for Forest Landowners
The United Nations designated 2011 as International Year of Forests to promote broader understanding of the importance of forests, and to bolster global efforts to promote sustainable forest management and conservation.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education