Sign up for 2020 PLT Workshops

The Idaho Forest Products Commission has taken proactive measures to keep our valued partners, educators and fellow Idahoans safe during these uncertain times caused by Covid-19.

Idaho Project Learning Tree workshops have been canceled through May 2020. At this time, summer dates are still active. There is no risk to signing up, as full refunds are available in the event of cancellations. Once you’re on the registration list, you’ll be alerted of any changes. We are currently planning the fall workshop schedule. We’ll keep this page updated!

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PROJECT GREEN SUMMIT

Join fellow educators and resource providers to share and learn strategies for using the outdoor classroom. Also addressed: the unique challenges faced by rural and remote school districts. An optional third day is a hands-on Forest Field Day with PLT and Society of American Foresters. 1-2 PD credits available. 

Idaho City  |  June 4-5, 2020  |   Optional June 6 Forest Field Day with PLT

 

PLT WALK IN THE FOREST  

Spend two days learning in the beautiful Priest River Experimental Forest. The first day experience PLT activities to use with young people. The next day, participate in the Forest Field Day – open to family members for a nominal additional fee.

Priest River  |   June 19-20, 2020  |  Fri. 8:30 am-4 pm. Sat.

 

SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY TOUR

If you’re a teacher or school counselor of students in 6th-12th grades, please apply to attend the Sustainable Forestry Tour – a VIP experience in the forests and mills of northern Idaho. Deadline for application is March 31, 2020.

Post Falls  |   June 22-26, 2020   |   Mon. 11 am – Fri.  11 am

 

CLIMATE LITERACY

Engage your students in understanding how and why the climate of Earth is changing and what can be done about it. Receive training and award-winning materials from Project Learning Tree, Project WET and Boise State University.

Boise   |  July 20-21, 2020  |   8 am – 3 pm 

 

PLT HOT TOPICS: FIRE

Learn about the relationship between climate, invasive species and fire; the role fire will likely play in the future; and the pluses and minuses of various management options. Standards-aligned hands-on activities will help participants transfer the information and experiences to the classroom.

Boise   |   July 22-23, 2020  |   8 am – 3 pm 

 

PLT TALK TRASH

Explore where stuff comes from, where it ends up, and what happens to it in between. Reduce, reuse, recycle and more!

Boise  |  February 21-22, 2020   |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am-4 pm Saturday 

 

PLT FOCUS ON EARLY CHILDHOOD

Engage in nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play. Plan to incorporate this into your work with young learners.

Twin Falls  |   March 6-7, 2020  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am-4 pm Saturday

Boise   |  March 13-14, 2020  |  4:30-8 pm Friday; 8:30 am-4 pm Saturday

Idaho Falls   |  RESCHEDULING!  STAY TUNED

 

FOCUS ON LITERACY

Dive into PLT activities and children’s literature in this engaging, multidisciplinary workshop. Leave class with a unit you build yourself, which will address multiple content standards and skills. Result: Happy learning experiences for both you and your students!

Boise   |  RESCHEDULING!  STAY TUNED 

Lewiston   |  RESCHEDULING!  STAY TUNED

 

PLT ENGAGING ELEMENTARY

Receive training in the PLT Environmental Education Activity Guide. Use nature-based activities to bring learning alive both outdoors and in your classroom. Make plans to incorporate standards aligned PLT activities into elementary curriculum – Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Arts and more!

Pocatello |  RESCHEDULING!  STAY TUNED

For more information call: 208-334-4061 or email plt@idahoforests.org

Learn more about Project Learning Tree at www.plt.org.