Learning Center

Smokey Bear and a forest service employee give a presentation to an elementary school classroom.

The White Mountain National Forest's conservation education program supports the education of teachers, students, and the general public throughout the year with school programs and community events. 



Join the White Mountain National Forest 'family' as a Junior Ranger

A Junior Ranger swearing-in ceremony.

The White Mountain National Forest Junior Forest Ranger activity book is designed for children ages 5-12 who earn a Junior Forest Ranger patch and certificate by completing as many pages as their age. Pick up a booklet at any ranger station or download one online.

Bat Facts

Image of gray bat.

Vital to healthy ecosystems, these quiet, nighttime visitors serve an important role worldwide.  Did you know....


Winter Activities and Games - Outside

Snowflake image

Looking for games and activities to keep the youngsters moving and engaged?  Look at our list of suggestions ... you too might find yourself waddling or hopping.