Connecting Maine Youth to Forest-based Careers
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Connecting Maine Youth to Forest-based Careers

At Maine TREE, we are ready to help teachers, and other organizational leaders, engage with middle and high school students to explore forest-based career options through several hands-on activities.  Those activities are part of the Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers module of Project Learning Tree.  If you are interested in learning more about this guide, or even trying the personality…

Video: Introducing “Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers” Educators Guide
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Video: Introducing “Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers” Educators Guide

This introductory video for educators, guidance counselors, and school leaders, hear from Maine TREE and its award-winning Project Learning Tree program about the newest curriculum module, Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers.  The Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers unit includes four hands-on, NGSS aligned, instructional activities to help youth research forestry jobs, and practice managing and monitoring forest resources. It…

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Jobs in the Woods

Fresh from the Woods Tony Madden, left, and his son, Derrick. (Photos courtesy of Forest Resources Association) Maine loggers: There are good jobs in the woods By Andrew KekacsEditor’s note: Economic turmoil, global warming and wildly fluctuating energy costs have led policy makers, scientists and investors to look more closely at the world’s forests. The…