News & Updates
Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day
Birds are a wonderful introduction to the natural world and happen to be just outside your door. Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with PLT’s newest activity collection, Together for Birds!
Celebrating Leaders in Education
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.
New Publication Helps Young Black Americans Explore Career Paths in the Forest and Conservation Sector
The SFI-PLT-MANRRS Black Faces in Green Spaces: The Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers guide highlights 22 Black Americans who share their personal stories about finding their passions and overcoming challenges, and offer advice to the next generation about exploring their own careers in the forest and conservation sector.
Earth Day 2023 – Investing in Our Planet and Our Students
This Earth Month, invest in our planet and our youth. During April and May 2023, get 20% off of the Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers printed or digital guide and the Find Your Green Job online quiz. Inspire the next generation to explore green career paths! Use promo code GREENJOBS at checkout.
A Tool for Your Science Toolbox: Natural Inquirer
Natural Inquirer is a free science education journal written for middle through high school age students. Learn more about the variety of PLT resources that have been correlated to Natural Inquirer articles.
How to Start a Classroom Garden With Minimal Resources
Spring has sprung, which means now is the perfect time to start a classroom garden! Learn how to get your garden growing with minimal resources while engaging students with hands-on learning.
Early Childhood Education for Earth Day (and Beyond!)
PLT recently collaborated with our friends at Natural Start Alliance to host a free educator webinar full of ideas for creating fun, authentic outdoor learning experiences for ages 1-6. Check out the tips and ideas shared, as well as a free activity download from PLT’s Trees & Me: Activities for Exploring Nature with Young Children.
Hands-On Bird Nest Crafts that Blend Science and Art
Bird nest activities are a great way to introduce children to natural materials and the importance of fragile environments.