Leading the Way in Environmental Education

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning environmental education program designed for all educators working with students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Since its introduction in the early 1970’s, PLT has been recognized as a leading environmental education program. Through hands-on, interdisciplinary activities, PLT provides students with opportunities to investigate environmental issues and encourages them to make informed, responsible decisions.

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Georgia Project Learning Tree
Georgia Project Learning Tree
Check out the newest edition to PLT's activities in action! Thanks Maine Project Learning Tree for sharing "Forest for the Trees" activity by PLT Facilitator, Anita Smith. Take 15 minutes and check it out!
#PLT #EE #VirtualLearning #Trees
Georgia Project Learning Tree
Project Learning Tree
[Watch, 15 mins.] PLT’s newest activity in action video comes from Maine, where PLT Facilitator, Anita Smith, who demonstrated our “Forest for the Trees activity to help teach your students how sustainable management of forests and trees requires observation and discipline to meet goals like conserving wildlife or building recreational spaces: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_5V8VhyEy4 Supplement the lesson with free student pages (available for download in English and en Español): https://www.plt.org/activity-resources/prek-8-activity-69-forest-for-the-trees/
Georgia Project Learning Tree
Georgia Project Learning Tree
#DYK that your friendly backyard stick is in the National Toy Hall of Fame?The possibilities are limitless! All you need is a stick and an imagination!

In-Kind Contributions

In-kind includes the following: Travel (hours and mileage) for PLT-related activities (State Steering Committee meetings, STEM night presentations, conference presentations, etc.); Hours spent planning, conducting, and following-up for events; Financial support (using personal funds to purchase materials/supplies, food, etc.) for a meeting, PD event, etc.

What Next…

Whether you are new to PLT or already a trained educator or facilitator, check out our upcoming events and professional development opportunities to see how you can get engaged!