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Postponed: Green Schools Training Workshop Project Learning Tree

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 9:00am - Friday, June 26, 2020 - 2:45pm
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Project Learning Tree’s GreenSchools program inspires students to apply their STEM and investigative skills to create greener and healthier schools – and save schools money. With PLT GreenSchools, it’s students who lead the way. Students learn they can make a difference in the world as they are empowered to make changes and take ownership of the projects they lead to reduce their school’s environmental footprint.

Since 1976, Project Learning Tree (PLT) has been a leader in Environmental Education. During this workshop, for both formal and non-formal educators, you will:

  • Learn new teaching skills
  • Guide youth in conducting environmental investigations at home or in school, including investigations on energy, waste, and water use.  
  • Receive PLT's Green Schools guide which includes 5 environmental investigations 

At the workshop, we will demonstrate fun ways to easily teach environmental concepts that correlate to academic standards. 

Please bring a lunch and a water bottle. Weather permitting, some of the activities will take place outdoors at CFPA's Highlawn Forest. 

This program may be changed to an online format. Register at this link: https://www.ctwoodlands.org/environmental-education/green-schools-traini...


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For Questions, Contact: 
Beth Bernard

Project Learning Tree, a program of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase students’ understanding of the environment and actions they can take to conserve it. From its beginnings in 1976, PLT has exemplified high-quality environmental education. In CT, PLT is sponsored by Connecticut Forest & Park Association and CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection 

The Connecticut Forest & Park Association protects forests, parks, walking trails, and open spaces for future generations by connecting people to the land. CFPA directly involves individuals and families, educators, community leaders, and volunteers to enhance and defend Connecticut's rich natural heritage. CFPA is a nonprofit organization that relies on members and supporters to carry out its mission. 

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is charged with conserving, improving and protecting the natural resources and the environment of the state of Connecticut as well as making cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state.  The agency is also committed to playing a positive role in rebuilding Connecticut’s economy and creating jobs – and to fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future for the state.