Virtual Makeover: Looking at Leaves

Many PLT activities are easily adapted to virtual learning, as we illustrate in this new monthly feature in the Branch. Check out this adaptation for Looking at Leaves from Colorado’s PLT Coordinator

Ready, Set, Goat

A group of high school students in Colorado are analyzing the environmental impacts of goat browsing as a form of wildfire mitigation.

Outstanding Educator
Maurine Rose Banzhaf

Maurine Rose Banzhaf, Master Environmental Educator, Woodland Park, Colorado When she moved to Colorado from Texas in 2010, Rose became an active, enthusiastic leader in …

Outstanding Educator
Lu Boren

Lu Boren is a middle school teacher at St. Columba School in Durango, Colorado, who uses PLT materials to teach earth science, chemistry, and biology.

Butterfly Gardens Come to Life

Sixteen schools across the country participated in the MonarchLIVE project to build butterfly gardens. Here are the stories of three of those schools.

Outstanding Educator
Cherie Wyatt

Cherie Wyatt teaches life science and physical science to grades 7 and 8 at Burlington Middle School, Burlington, Colorado, and helps them teach younger students.

Outstanding Educator
Barbara Patterson

Barbara Patterson is an instructor at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, Colorado, where she teaches about forestry, wildlife, and natural resources using PLT.