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PLT GreenSchools Honored as 2018 Green Ribbon Schools

The awards acknowledge the students, teachers, and school administrators who are working to improve the sustainability, health, and safety of school facilities; ensure nutrition and fitness practices; and engage students in real-world learning.

Susan Linscott
Outstanding Educator

Susan Linscott, high school science teacher at Lee Academy Susan believes in the practice of place-based, community-based, and inquiry-based learning. She provides her students with …

Summer Institutes for Teachers

This in-depth professional development includes critical thinking, lesson planning, time outdoors, and lots of resources to incorporate teaching about forests and forestry into your classroom.

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12 Nature Walk Activities for Earth Day (or Any Day!)

One simple way schools can observe Earth Day is to take learning outside the classroom and have students interact with their environment. Here are some activities that will ensure your nature walks are an engaging and enriching learning experience for students of all ages.

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Teaching with i-Tree

Middle and high school students discover and analyze the many ecosystem services that trees provide and calculate the dollar value of these benefits using a free, state-of-the-art online tool.

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STEM: Living With Fire

Use these STEM lessons to teach students the difference between a wildfire and a prescribed fire, and how fire can be beneficial to forests when it is planned and managed.