While some fires naturally occur and help keep forest ecosystems healthy, 84% of wildfires are caused by human-related activities. Help children learn what causes wildfires and how to prevent them with these student activities.
any fire other than a controlled or prescribed burn occurring on wild land.
Learn about the Tree and Forest restoration process after a wildfire with this comprehensive resource from Montana State University (MSU) Extension Forestry. In addition, MSU …
In this activity, students will develop and apply decision-making skills to various environmental risk scenarios, including wildland fires, natural hazards, and threats to coral reefs …
PLT recognized four outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions and embody PLT’s mission of advancing environmental education, forest literacy, and career pathways using forests and trees as windows on the world.
Get learners excited about sustainability with Earth Science Week activities you can try with your classroom, complete with recommended grade levels and relevant science standards!
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Nature of Fire is the next installment in a series of theme-based PLT Activity Collections. It features three PLT activities for educators of students in grades 6-8 that invite learners to investigate wildfire and ecosystem change.
PLT’s new Forest Literacy Framework translates the complex language of forests, trees, and sustainable forest management into concepts that everyone should know by the time they graduate from high school.