News & Updates

  • This Woman’s Place is in the Forest

    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.

  • Black Faces in Green Spaces The Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers

    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.

  • Seeds in Outer Space! Moon Trees LIVE – April 2023

    During the month of April, join experts from the Forest Service and NASA for a four-part video series that looks into the splashdown of Orion, seed viability, germination, and more. Tune in every Friday in April for Moon Trees LIVE 2! 

Educator Tips

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    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.

  • 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.


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    Resources for PLT Lessons

    Every month we carefully select new tools and resources that support and enhance Project Learning Tree’s lessons. These environmental education resources include grant opportunities, educational apps, videos, interactive websites, books and posters, teacher-generated materials, and more!