May 27, 2021 - Southwest Virginia landowners can learn more about actively managing their forestland during the Beginning Forest Landowners’ Retreat, planned for August 27-28, 2021 at the Matthews State Forest in Galax.
May 24, 2021 - By Ellen Powell, Conservation Education Coordinator – Presentation reviews the basics of tree identification.
May 17, 2021 - Video provides a 360° forestry experience on a timber harvest. Read the Fact Sheet or do the Activity Suggestion: Create a Tree.
April 27, 2021 - PowerPoint presentation of the camper slideshow for 2019 Camp Woods and Wildlife. (Warning – large file)
February 9, 2021 - Illustrator children’s book discusses the benefits of trees, why we cut trees, and how we can plant trees back. Produced by the USFS.
February 9, 2021 - A mini-curriculum for the book “Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?”
February 9, 2021 - Wood science activities provided by Virginia Cooperative Extension for 9-11 year olds.
February 9, 2021 - Wood science activities provided by Virginia Cooperative Extension for 14-18 year olds.
February 9, 2021 - Listing of free online Project Learning Tree materials and resources for nature activities for families.
Environmental Education Activities to Do at Home from Virginia Department of Forestry and Project Learning Tree
February 9, 2021 - Listing of environmental education activities to do at home.