Project Learning Tree And Sustainable Forestry Initiative Join Forces To Expand Youth Environmental Education Programs

WASHINGTON, DC – The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that SFI has become the new home of Project Learning Tree (PLT). PLT is an award-winning environmental education program that uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase youth understanding of the environment and actions …

Deerfield Teacher named New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Outstanding Educator of the Year

Concord, NH – June 13, 2017 – New Hampshire Project Learning Tree has chosen Ellen O’Donnell from Deerfield Community School as the 2017 Outstanding Educator of the Year. Elle, an 8th grade science teacher, received her award in a special ceremony at her school on June 7. Ellen has been engaged with Project Learning Tree …

NH Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants Announces the 2017 Grant Recipients

PRESS RELEASE NH Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants Announces the 2017 Grant Recipients Concord, NH-The New Hampshire Partnership for Schoolyard Action Grants, a collaboration that supports schools wishing to link the school curriculum and their students with the local environment, is pleased to award over $6,000.00 in action grants to these schools. Beech Hill School, …

Andy Fast – 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year

As described by UNH Cooperative Extension, “Andy is being recognized particularly for his work leading the “Walk in the Forest” program at schools in his service area. A “Walk in the Forest” brings students to a nearby forest—often on school grounds—to learn about forest ecosystems. The field days most often consist of four stations where students …

Ruth Smith – 2015 Outstanding Educator of the Year

New Hampshire Project Learning Tree is pleased to announce that Ruth Smith has been honored as the New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Outstanding Educator of the Year! “Never have I met an individual more dedicated to children and the environment.” begins the nomination from a NH teacher. “Ruth has touched the lives of thousands of …

Lisa Saunders – 2014 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Lisa Saunders, fifth-grade teacher from Bicentennial School in Nashua has been named NH Project Learning Tree Educator of the Year.  She will receive the award at the NH Project Learning Tree Annual Celebration on May 8th.  The celebration featuring Mary Holland, naturalist-photographer and author of the book and blog Naturally Curious will take place at the Puritan Conference …

Noelle Dearborn – 2013 Outstanding Educator of the Year

The New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Board is pleased to present Noelle Dearborn is a half time kindergarten teacher at Effingham Elementary School as Outstanding Educator of the Year.  She is part of the team from the Governor Wentworth School District that are participating the Math Science Partnership with the New Hampshire Environment and Education …