Yesterday, one of Project Learning Tree’s Iowa GreenSchools! families, the Isbells, along with AFF’s Melissa Harden (far right) and James McGirt (far left), were afforded the opportunity to meet with Iowa Senator Tom Harkin and his staff. The gathering, which was held to allow the Senator to connect with his constituents, had about 25 people inRead More >Categories: Environmental Education PLT GreenSchools! Policy
Getting out of Washington, D.C. to hear first-hand about the challenges and opportunities facing America’s private forest landowners is one of the best parts of my job.
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Tom Martin, President and CEO of AFF, joined Secretary of USDA, Tom Vilsack, Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment, Harris Sherman, and Assistant Undersecretary Ann Wright at the National Summit of Rural America, held in Hillsboro, Missouri.Read More >Categories: News News for Forest Landowners
The Washington Mystics players worked with 30 students from PreK through 4th grade to help green their school. Master Chef and Gardener Mark Haskell helped lead activities in which students learned the basics of planting a garden and the importance of proper nutrition. "You have to dig the hole about 12 inches," a 2nd grader told me before planting a tomato plant.Read More >Categories: Environmental Education PLT GreenSchools!
“Watching these kids get it [learning about trees with Project Learning Tree activities] was…really heartwarming.”Read More >Categories: Environmental Education