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2023 Forests of NH Teacher Tour
July 18, 2023 @ 1:00 PM - July 21, 2023 @ 11:00 AM
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NH FOREST TEACHER TOURS
Tours combine math, science, technology, language arts and social studies with current information about forest practices, up-to-date technology, and careers. A stimulating time with interesting people, learning about New Hampshire forests and ways to engage students in learning about forest ecosystems and management.
Project Learning Tree’s (PLT) nationally acclaimed pre-K through high school environmental education curriculum is the framework for learning more about the importance of New Hampshire’s forests. Teachers will experience award winning Project Learning Tree activities with links to the STEM and the NGSS that can be incorporated into the curricula with K-12students. Each participant will be certified as a Project Learning Tree teacher and be eligible for certification of 30 contact hours.
NHTOA will cover all but $150 of expenses, including overnight accommodations, air-conditioned motorcoach, meals, and educational materials to take back to the classroom.
WHEN YOU PARTICIPATE IN OUR TOURS YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO:
Participants can look forward to connecting with expert natural resource professionals, networking, and spending time in New Hampshire forests. Experience rustic, charming, shared accommodations in beautiful lakeside cabins.
All meals are provided.
Our tour will be based at the Tall Timbers Lodge on Back Lake in Pittsburg, NH. The tour will focus on long-term sustainable management of New Hampshire forests. We will visit nearby logging operations, and sawmills, and will have opportunities to discuss field operations and multiple use management considerations with foresters, wildlife biologists, and other natural resource professionals.
For more information please email Cheri Birch at email@example.com