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Park picnic recognizes local youth and employers

May 31, 2019

Prince George, B.C. — A picnic was held today at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park to recognize local youth and employers involved in Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada)’s Green Jobs program. About 30 youth and employers participated in the event from a variety of local forestry companies and parks services, including the City of Prince George, the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development, the Outland Youth Employment Program, Canfor, Conifex, and DWB Consulting. PLT Canada…

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PLT CANADA IS ON THE ROAD

May 27, 2019

PLT CANADA IS ON THE ROAD The PLT Canada team is excited that the Green Ride for Green Jobs is now in its third week. Zac Wagman, PLT Canada’s Green Jobs Manager, has so far travelled through over 20 communities in British Columbia and covered close to 1,500 km. By the time he’s finished, he’ll have visited over 50 Green Jobs employers, in over 34 different communities, across nine provinces. Zac is cycling from Victoria to St. John’s on a…

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Project Learning Tree Canada launches cross country bike tour to inspire youth to pursue careers in forest, conservation sectors

May 13, 2019

8,750-km bike ride to highlight Green Jobs initiative VICTORIA, B.C., MAY 13, 2019 — Today, Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) launched Green Ride for Green Jobs awareness campaign – a cross-country engagement tour to encourage even more youth to work in Green Jobs and help fill critical roles in forests and parks. PLT Canada’s Zac Wagman, Green Jobs Manager, began the Green Ride in Victoria, B.C., and will travel more than 8,750 km over four months to St. John’s,…

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Top 10 Tips For Your New Green Job

April 18, 2019

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss With PLT Canada’s Green Jobs in Green Spaces placements having recently started and many beginning quite soon, we had to share our Top 10 Tips for young employees starting their new #GreenJob with their best foot forward!  Tip #1: Be Prepared Know where to go, when you start, and what to wear- you can’t make a good impression if…

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Happy International Day of Forests!

March 21, 2019

Post-secondary education can be prohibitively expensive for many students. In celebration of International Day of Forests, we have compiled a list of Canadian scholarships, bursaries, and awards for students who care about forests and the environment.  If we want to continue celebrating our natural spaces, we need to encourage the development of future forest and conservation leaders!  FPAC – Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth Amount: $2500 Deadline: March 30, 2019 Number Available: 2 Eligibility: Qualities of strong academic standing, commitment…

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