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Most Unwanted: Invasive Insects in U.S. Forests

An invasive species is any kind of organism that is not native to an ecosystem and causes harm to the environment, economy and possibly even human health. Gypsy moths, Asian longhorned beetles, emerald ash borers, and woolly adelgids are among the growing list of invasive insects that threaten U.S. forests and urban landscapes.

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PLT GreenSchools Honored as 2019 Green Ribbon Schools

The awards acknowledge students, teachers, and administrators who reduce their school’s environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and incorporate effective sustainability education.

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.

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See You on the Trail that Students Built!

With PLT GreenWorks! grants, students in Alabama, Indiana and Michigan took the lead to restore, design and build nature trails, learning about ecosystems and forest health.

PLT Seeks Educators for Focus Groups

Will you be attending the NSTA conference in St. Louis, Missouri in April? Join one of our focus groups to tell us how PLT might better meet your needs and we’ll give you a $50 Amazon gift card.