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Environmental Education Resources

We hope you, as an educator, will find this collection of resources valuable for your classroom and programs. Please take advantage of a few educational resources listed below. Education, knowledge, and appreciation of the biological world in which we live is essential if we are to maintain and improve our quality of life. Without healthy, undeveloped ecosystems, life on Earth will certainly become diminished.



Discover the Forest on YouTube


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Team Smokey!

A square graphic of woodsy owl and a recycling bucketRecycle with Woodsy The Discover the Forest website is a partnership between the US Forest Service and the Ad Council. This exciting and dynamic website offers resources to help get kids out in the woods -- exploring nature in their own backyard.Go outside, discover
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The latest Natural Inquirer is now available electronically.  Click the link to check it out!Natural Inquirer A square graphic of a snow ranger and forest ranger badgeJunior Forest Ranger A button of a play video symbolVideos for kids



U.S. Forest Service on YouTube



More Resources, Ideas, and Events


The Forest Service and partner, Prince Williams Network, present FSNatureLIVE, a series of distance learning adventures!




Woodsy Owl's ABCs

Songs to sing with children in class, in the home, and in nonformal educational settings.





National Get Outdoors Day

National Get Outdoors Day is typically the second Saturday in June.  Go to http://www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org/ to find an event near you!





Do you want to learn how to develop cutting edge strategies to reduce your school's environmental footprint?  If your answer is "yes," become a PLT GreenSchool!



Get to Know Contest

Robert Bateman Get to Know Contest Uses Art to Connect Kids with Nature






MonarchLIVE - A Distance Learning Adventure

MonarchLIVE brought the magic of monarch migration to children throughout the Western Hemisphere.