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"This is one of the best trainings we've taken in a long time....

Great curiculum...The activity guide is great, I will put it to good use.

Intro video: PLT’s Forest Classrooms Helping Raise Responsible Children 3:23

Intro video: PLT’s Resources to Engage Students in Learning 4:37

Project Learning Tree is an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. Proven and Award-Winning!  Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.

Workshop Schedules and Registrations

  • See calendar
    • MT PLT workshops provide MT OPI units as well as MT Early Childhood Project credits.                         
  • Request a workshop
    • To request a workshop for your school or group email or call Lexi Smith, MT PLT Coordinator, [email protected] 
  • Online Training 

Free Activities and Resources

  PLT Introductory Videos and Curriculum Offerings

Grant Opportunities

  • PLT GreenSchools  Engage your students in greening their school.  We offer training for adults, tips on starting a student-driven GreenSchools program, how to obtain equipment and collect data, and ways to empower your students to design and learn an action project that uses the STEM skills.
  • PLT GreenWorks  Grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world.  Students implement an action project they help design to green their school or to improve an aspect of their neighborhood's environment.
  • Donors Choice  Support a classroom, build a future.  Teachers all over the U.S. need your help to bring their classroom dreams to life. Choose a project that inspires you and give any amount.

Montana PLT Newsletters

Sponsorship:  Montana State University Extension, Montana DNRC, and the U.S. Forest Service, Northern Region are working in partnership to support the work of Montana Project Learning Tree to develop and deliver high quality natural resource education programs about forests and related resources to educators and students.

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