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Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada), an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), works to advance environmental education, forest literacy and career pathways, using trees and forests as windows on the world. SFI and PLT Canada are getting ready for the Back-to-School period with the unveiling of the newest environmental education resource in Canada, the Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide. Research shows that every child benefits – academically, mentally, socially, and health-wise –when they learn outdoors. Young people,…
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Back to School! Ahhhhhh…the smell of freshly sharpened pencils, the crispness of notebooks, the excitement of learning new things. This school year, keep the energy and excitement for learning high with some fun ways to engage learners. Plus, save on PLT Canada resources (including our brand-new Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide) with our fantastic back-to-school sale! See details below. 7 Ways to Engage Students Take learning outside. Being outdoors provides so…
Ottawa, ON — The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, have announced $7.54 million in funding over two years to employ youth in natural and cultural heritage conservation with partner organizations. The Government of Canada has provided this funding to Parks Canada under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) to employ youth in the conservation and enjoyment of natural…
In Spring 2022, Dr. Cathy Keeler was beginning to wrap up her Ph.D. in Integrative Public Policy and Development at Tuskegee University and looking for job opportunities. While browsing the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) website, she found Project Learning Tree (an initiative of SFI) and the Green Mentor program. As a non-traditional full-time student, wife, mother, and woman of color, Cathy was looking for guidance and support to help her find her footing in the forest and conservation sector. She…
Ottawa, ON — On World Environment Day, Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), announced over $30 million to create 960 green jobs and training opportunities over the next two years for youth in the natural resources sectors that have positive environmental outcomes. The green jobs and training opportunities are funded by NRCan’s Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP), part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment…
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