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.
Allison Hall Kiesler developed K-5 programs as the Children’s Garden Programmer at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia.
Michelle Viney is a conservation program manager at Audubon Arkansas in Fayetteville who promotes environmental education using PLT.
Beverly Smith directs the Larry Box Conservation Education Center in Brookeville, Mississippi. She facilitates the use of PLT throughout her school district.
Dusty Downey is a community naturalist for Audubon Rockies who loves to engage youth in the local forest ecosystem.
A photo slide show illustrates 20 years of PLT GreenWorks! projects.
Technology is an entry tool that can make learning about the natural world exciting and fun. Students used technology to create a digital interpretive guide for a local trail in Maine.
A dedicated Tree Farmer, who has welcomed fourth-graders on her land for more than 20 years, ponders how to connect the next generation with nature.
A Washington outdoor learning center, housed in structures built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, is still going strong.
Planning and tending a garden is an avenue for all students to build character and gain skills. It allows special needs students have the opportunity to expand their capabilities in a collaborative, hands-on setting.