Outstanding Educator
Robert Carter

Robert (Bob) Carter is an outdoor and environmental education instructor at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, who has used PLT for over 30 years.

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Why Teach Outside in Winter?

Teaching outside year-round is a rewarding experience for students of all ages. Teachers in Maine share how to make winter outdoor learning safe and fun.

Top 10 Benefits of Environmental Education

Enthusiasm for learning. Empowered to make a difference. Improved health and academic performance. Just some of the benefits of EE for youth, educators, schools, communities.

Activities for Girl Scout Badges and Journeys

Scout troop leaders and volunteers, and those who provide scout programs at nature centers, parks, and community recreation facilities, can quickly identify Project Learning Tree …

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Nature Journaling Ideas

Discover how experiential learning across all subjects can be achieved by encouraging your students to use a nature journal.

Outstanding Educator
Maureen Stine

Maureen Stine is a Conservation Educator for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Onaway, Michigan. She is dedicated to service-learning and uses PLT as her main resource.

Outstanding Educator
Beverly Smith

Beverly Smith directs the Larry Box Conservation Education Center in Brookeville, Mississippi. She facilitates the use of PLT throughout her school district.