PLT recognized four outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions and embody PLT’s mission of advancing environmental education, forest literacy, and career pathways using forests and trees as windows on the world.
From cleaning and planting to painting and programming, towns and cities rely on community stewards to help take care of and utilize local parks. Find out how students in Santa Cruz, California and Madisonville, Louisiana worked with their local community to maintain and beautify parks in their neighborhood.
Project Learning Tree schools share lessons teachers learned after starting a class garden.
The awards acknowledge the students, teachers, and school administrators who are working to improve the sustainability, health, and safety of school facilities; ensure nutrition and fitness practices; and engage students in real-world learning.
Dr. Michele A. Korb is an associate professor and science educator in the College of Education and Allied Studies at California State University-East Bay. Michele …
Young students don’t need to wait until they’re older to make a difference. Here are 13 inspiring stories that show what’s possible when young environmentalists take action.
The sustainable school garden project has yielded a rich harvest of home-grown vegetables, increased knowledge of potential food choices, and experiential learning opportunities.
Exploring Mars while recycling on Earth, composting in the classroom, creating a wildlife garden. These are some highlights from service-learning projects funded by GreenWorks! grants.
Meera Varigonda is an English Language Learners Instructional Educator in San Diego, California, who promotes sustainability and brings PLT into her bilingual middle school classroom.
The Earth Team at a California middle school diverted 40% of their school’s waste from landfills as part of a school-wide project.