Forests of Maine Teachers’ Tour to Return for In-person in 2021
Project Learning Tree | Teachers' Tours

Forests of Maine Teachers’ Tour to Return for In-person in 2021

 The Maine Timber Research and Environmental Education Foundation (Maine TREE) nationally acclaimed Forests of Maine Teachers’ Tours will return in 2021 for in-person programming. After transitioning to a virtual format in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic,two tours -in the Moosehead Lake and Katahdin regions- are being finalized and applications are now open. Founded in…

Engaging Learners with Forest-Based Activities
Events | Project Learning Tree | Workshops

Engaging Learners with Forest-Based Activities

A series of interactive 30-minute workshops geared to provide fresh tips, tricks, and tools for educators. Drawing from the standards-aligned forest-based Project Learning Tree curriculum, these sessions will discuss adaptations to remote, hybrid, or in-person learning – all in a fun, hands-on format.

Archive | Forests For Maine's Future

Educating the educators about the Maine woods

Tours provide a close up view of the forest and the forest economy  By Joe Rankin Forests for Maine’s Future writer Wayne Hapgood’s “ah ha! moment” came during a tour of a Pleasant River Lumber Co. sawmill. He was captivated by the computers, the optimizers, the automation that turned  softwood logs into lumber.   “It was…