PLT’s Leadership in Education Award

PLT’s Leadership in Education Award recognizes those who make significant contributions to advance PLT programs and initiatives at the state or regional level.

Kathleen Wanner
Outstanding Educator

Executive Director, Vermont Woodlands Association, Rutland, Vermont Kathleen Wanner is Executive Director of Vermont Woodlands Association and Chair of the Vermont Tree Farm Committee. Both …

Linda Pettit
Outstanding Educator

Environmental Education Specialist, Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District, Columbus, Ohio As the Environmental Education Specialist for the Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation District …

Brian Plankis
Outstanding Educator

Environmental Education Consultant in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Research Fellow, NewKnowledge Brian Plankis is an environmental education consultant who works with under-served K-6 schools in Indianapolis …

Ed Lewis
Outstanding Educator

Ed Lewis is a Procurement Forester for Westrock, one of the world’s largest paper and packaging companies. Ed sources wood from sustainably managed forests in …

tree circumference family activity

Teaching with i-Tree Family Activities

Four new easy-to-do activities using free online tools help parents, children and teens learn together about the many ecosystem services that trees provide.