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.
PLT collaborated with the Boy Scouts of America to correlate PLT activities to the requirements for many Cub Scout Adventures and Scouts BSA merit badges.
Four teachers share their experiences from students’ GreenWorks! projects to help pollinators with native plant gardens, a bee keeping operation, and constructing bat houses.
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.
Thirty-two percent of the plastics produced each year flow into our oceans. Here are a few ways you can encourage your students to reflect on how much plastic they use and how they can reduce their plastic consumption to protect the environment.
An African-American grandmother interweaves stories of her family’s ancestry and culture as she shows her granddaughter how to weave a traditional Gullah basket.
Celebrate mathematics and all that is Pi using these nature-based and STEM-focused activities.
Here are 8 ideas for things to do with students and youth to explore and celebrate the gifts we receive from trees. Share your photos on social media for the chance to win a prize!
Ideas to engage elementary and middle school students in science, technology, engineering, and math as they learn about history, tradition, and storytelling.
A lost seed with a funny looking hat helps young children learn not only about seed science but also important lessons about diversity and difference.