Filled with inspiring stories and profiles, this guide shares the diverse career paths taken by over 20 professionals who found their way into a green career through their love of nature and the outdoors.
Explore PLT resources to help you teach students about the environment, whether you’re new to teaching or looking for new environmental education resources to explore! PLT provides easy-to-teach, hands-on activities suitable for various settings, and a range of resources to support and mentor new educators.
The future of the green job workforce is bright and enthusiastic—but its success will also come with the advice and support of those already in the sector. Apply by November 21, 2022, to join the first PLT US Green Mentor program cohort.
Lydia has worked in the forest and conservation sector for seven years but had no idea she was missing out on the resources MANRRS offers until SFI and MANRRS partnered to ensure young Black Americans have greater opportunities for rewarding careers in the forest and conservation sector.
Do you know an educator who goes above and beyond? Show them a little love and submit a nomination for the PLT Outdoor Classroom Kit Giveaway for Educators between February 14 and March 14 and they will be entered for a chance to win!
Preview our newest online professional development course to help guide your students on the path to a green career.
Our new interactive quiz allows youth to answer a few simple questions online and get recommendations for a rewarding green career path that might suit their personality. Educators can try a no-cost version of the quiz to discover how easy it is to administer to youth.
There are many “green” job opportunities in traditional fields such as forestry, wildlife conservation, fisheries management, soil and water conservation, and environmental law. There are also career opportunities with nonprofits and for-profit businesses that can help the Earth.
Green jobs represent one of the fastest growing and changing segments of the global economy and Project Learning Tree has a new resource for helping youth ages 12-25 explore green careers in forestry and conservation.
Suitable for use with youth aged 12-25, four hands-on instructional activities help youth research different forest-sector jobs, and practice managing and monitoring forest resources. Can be used in settings ranging from community youth programs and school classrooms, to college and career prep, to field trips and forest tours to help youth discover careers in sustainable forestry and conservation.