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Northeastern Research Station


Northeastern Research Station
11 Campus Blvd.
Suite 200
Newtown Square, PA 19073

(610) 557-4017
(610) 557-4132 TTY/TDD

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NEW !! -- Woodsy's ABCs Picture Book


Woodsy's ABCs is a picture book of environmental concepts, published as a public service by the USDA Forest Service , as part of its Woodsy Owl Conservation Education Program. Hard copies of this book are available from the USDA Forest Service. Bookmark this page or add it to your favorites and check back for ideas for exploring Woodsy's ABCs with young children ages 3-8. Woodsy Owl is a symbolic character who began teaching children about the environment in 1970. Woodsy's original message "Give a hoot, don't pollute" was joined by his invitation to "Lend a hand, care for the land" in the late 1990s.


Image - Woodsy Owl plant tree with a caption - "give a hoot. don't pollute"

Forests are our friends!
Woodsy has been America's environmental champion since 1970, and is most recognized for his wise request, "Give a hoot. Don't pollute." Caring, friendly, and wise, Woodsy Owl is a whimsical fellow and he's got his heart set on motivating kids to form healthy, lasting relationships with nature.


Image: Smokey Bear with a caption "Only you can prevent forest fires"

It only takes one match...
Smokey Bear has been a member of our families since 1944. The purpose of the Smokey Program is to create and maintain public awareness, through the image of Smokey Bear, about the need to prevent unplanned, human-caused wildland fires.

Image: Front cover of family tree booklet Kids Coloring Book! Careers in Forestry -- "Won't You Join Us Under Our Great Family Tree?" (.PDF: 4.5Mb)   Image: Front cover of Web of Life bookletWeb of Life Activity Booklet (PDF: 2.4mb) "Large or small, short or tall, all things are connected." (.PDF: 2.5Mb)  

[Photo]: HandsThe Natural Inquirer is a science education resource journal to be used with learners from grade 5 and older.


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