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Educators

The Forest Service and Partners have tons of great resources!

  • Bird Sleuth K-12 (Cornell Lab of Ornithology) has lessons, resources, and journal pages to build science skills around birds and their habitats.
  • Creek Freaks Save Our Streams (Izaak Walton League of America) – brings youth citizen scientists into local streams to monitor and record water quality.
  • Every Kid in a Park – From September 1st  to August 31st of the next year (academic year), kids in the 4th Grade can receive a FREE PASS for themselves and their families to federally managed lands where fees are normally charged.  Educators of 4th Graders can download an activity and print paper passes for each of your students that can later be redeemed for the plastic, permanent passes.  Activity guide themes are:  Exploring Federal Lands and Waters, Environmental Stewardship, Our Nation’s Native Peoples, and Citizen Science.
  • Woodsy Owl – how to care for the land
  • Smokey Bear – wildfire prevention and safety 
  • FSNatureLIVE - Bringing Nature to You! – topic-centered webcasts, videos and interactive tools for middle schoolers
  • Natural Inquirer – Science Education Journal – real scientific research distilled for middle schoolers
  • Project Learning Tree GreenSchools!
  • Celebrating Wildflowers – for native wildflower and pollinator resources
  • Forest Service Educator Toolbox
  • Project WILD – wildlife-based conservation education for K-12
  • Project WET – water education that empowers community action
  • Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation (PARC) partners unite diverse stakeholders in conservation of herpetofauna.