Every March, we celebrate two special days – International Women’s Day and International Day of Forests. We’re excited to highlight Brenda Haskill, who has shared her story of being a woman working for the woods.
Give thanks for forests this season! Whether building a house or buying a shirt, you may be surprised by just how many products we use daily come from trees.
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.
Alice Garcia uses PLT with her fourth grade classroom and trained the entire staff at Will Rogers Elementary School in Holly, Michigan, in PLT.
It’s trial and error, and lots of learning, for students developing an aquaponics systems at a Michigan high school.
Jennifer Edwards is the lead science teacher at Ronald Brown Academy in Detroit, Michigan, where she inspires students through PLT lessons and field trips.
Students in Michigan have reduced greenhouse gas emissions, implemented a school-wide recycling program, are growing produce for their school cafeteria, among many other initiatives.
Raising salmon in your classroom is a truly unique learning experience. Seventh grade students in Michigan raised and released salmon as part of a year-long project.
Kathleen Yeloushan is an education coordinator at Renaissance High School in Clarkston, Michigan, and works to provide PLT training for all local science educators.
Maureen Stine is a Conservation Educator for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Onaway, Michigan. She is dedicated to service-learning and uses PLT as her main resource.