For high school and college EE teachers: When Jade Reynolds witnesses a violent encounter between a local logger and an environmentalist, she must decide which side she's on. But choosing sides only makes matters worse. To find a way beyond the division between Us and Them, Jade must turn to the ancient trees themselves—and the thread-thin web that connects us all. Tree Dreams is an eco-literary, coming of age novel perfect for high school and college environmental education, English, creative writing, forestry and interdisciplinary classes.
Free resource for schools! The “Living Schoolyard Month Activity Guide” from Green Schoolyards America includes more than 130 hands-on activities--written by organizations across the US--connecting PreK-12 students to their schoolyard environment.
Announcing publication of The Garden of Wisdom: Earth Tales from the Middle East—a new children’s book edited by Michael J. Caduto, creator and co-author of the New York Times best-selling Keepers of the Earth® series. The Garden of Wisdom was borne of a decade-long collaboration between more than 50 individuals and 20 organizations in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine—including teachers, conservationists, and storytellers working across geographical and political borders to foster peaceful coexistence. For more details, and to order, please visit: www.p-e-a-c-e.net
The Secrets of the Forest series was written to offer parents, teachers, scout leaders, and outdoor educators a guide to engage their students in nature at a time when our young ones so desperately need this connection and to win over a new generation of environmental advocates who will look after this world.
The USA-NPN’s Botany Primer is an educational resource designed to help observers make reliable plant observations for submission to the Nature’s Notebook citizen and professional science program. It covers basic botany, phenology vocabulary and the USA-NPN’s plant phenophases. It is also very appropriate for those interested in simply learning more about botanical terms and concepts, separate from participation in Nature's Notebook.