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Environmental Education Events

Step Outside and Into Health and Wellness Engagement

10/12/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Harness the benefits of the most interactive instruction possible: learning on school grounds, outside the four walls of the classroom. Conducting class outside offers many academic, social and emotional benefits for students. Studies link outdoor...

Addressing Middle and High School Disciplinary Literacy through Forestry Education

10/22/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This workshop is designed for the science, social studies or agriculture teacher who wants to gain practice with integrating disciplinary literacy skills into content area teaching and learning. Using examples provided from both outdoor and...

Water Health and the Forest Connection

10/23/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Water health and forest ecosystems go hand-in-hand, and school forests provide many opportunities for engaging students in learning about their environment. Whether in urban environments or the north woods, water is directly linked to trees and...

Using the WI Community Tree Map as a Classroom Tool

11/06/2019 -
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
​Be part of a new civic science effort to mobilize your school site as a learning tool! The WDNR Urban Forestry program and LEAF, Wisconsin’s K-12 Forestry Education Program, are teaming up with teachers to conduct tree inventories on school grounds...

Using the WI Community Tree Map as a Classroom Tool

11/07/2019 -
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
​Be part of a new civic science effort to mobilize your school site as a learning tool! The WDNR Urban Forestry program and LEAF, Wisconsin’s K-12 Forestry Education Program, are teaming up with teachers to conduct tree inventories on school grounds...

Water Health and the Forest Connection

11/08/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Water health and forest ecosystems go hand-in-hand, and school forests provide many opportunities for engaging students in learning about their environment. Whether in urban environments or the north woods, water is directly linked to trees and...

Using the WI Community Tree Map as a Classroom Tool

11/13/2019 -
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Be part of a new civic science effort to mobilize your school site as a learning tool! The WDNR Urban Forestry program and LEAF, Wisconsin’s K-12 Forestry Education Program, are teaming up with teachers to conduct tree inventories on school grounds...

Using the WI Community Tree Map as a Classroom Tool

11/14/2019 -
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Be part of a new civic science effort to mobilize your school site as a learning tool! The WDNR Urban Forestry program and LEAF, Wisconsin’s K-12 Forestry Education Program, are teaming up with teachers to conduct tree inventories on school grounds...

Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy

11/19/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
​Renewable energy is exciting! Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy and the implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This workshop provides...

Project Learning Tree

12/03/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
​Learn how to include nature exploration in your early childhood classroom by using Project Learning Tree’s Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood. Created to be developmentally appropriate for ages 3-6, PLT’s interactive environmental...