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 Links to Learning

 

Footprints artwork

 

Check out these websites to learn more about forests and the natural world:

 

Forest Service National Conservation Education: Programs and Materials  A Forest Service website dedicated to conservation education with programs and materials for kids and adults.

 

USDA Youth Resources USDA provides students, parents, and teachers with youth-geared information and resources related to agriculture.

 

Wilderness.net A comprehensive, interative resource for wilderness managers, visitors, educators, scientists, academics, advocates and political figures.

 

Discover Life free on-line tools to identify species, share ways to teach and study nature's wonders, report findings, build maps, process images, and contribute to and learn from a growing, interactive encyclopedia of life.

 

National Wildlife Federation Schoolyard Habitats To help reconnect today's children to the outdoors, the National Wildlife Federation assists schools in developing outdoor classrooms called Schoolyard Habitats®, where educators and students learn how to attract and support local wildlife.

 

PollinatorLIVE Live interactive webcasts and teacher training seminars designed to meet national science education standards and promote conservation action through education and awareness.

 

People's Garden A collaboration of over 700 local and national organizations all working together to establish community and school gardens across the country.

 

Forests For People-More Than You Can Imagine! International Year of Forests Education Materials for pre-K through 6th grade (also available in Spanish). There are 4 student books for different levels, a big book for teachers to read to pre-K through 3rd grade classes, an educator's guide, a CD, a tree planting guide, a poster, a bookmark, and a placemat/activity sheet.

 

USDA Forest Service Plant-A-Tree Program - You can have a tree planted in memory of a loved one or  to commemorate events.

Eastern Box Turtle

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