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Teaching Trees Training for Middle and High School Teachers

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 4:00 pm


Teaching Trees is a fun and unique two-day workshop for middle and high school teachers. Topics include sustainable local forestry, tree identification, forest ecology, and forest products. You’ll get training in Project Learning Tree, a tour of local working forests, and field activities you can use with students.

Up to 16 Professional Development Hours are available, with approval of your school administration  

The $50 cost includes overnight accommodations, meals, & materials for your classroom. Cost will be refunded in full if you attend the entire training!

Teaching Trees Program Sponsors: Society of American Foresters – Skyline Chapter; Dowdy’s Forest & Land Management, Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE), Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF), Old Bear Enterprises, and Virginia Project Learning Tree (PLT). Financial support provided by Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation and Society of American Foresters – Skyline Chapter

For more information, contact:

Ellen Powell, Conservation Education Coordinator ellen.powell@dof.virginia.gov

Cindy Frenzel, PLT Coordinator cindy.frenzel@dof.virginia.gov


July 13 @ 9:00 am
July 14 @ 4:00 pm
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Louisa County, sites TBA


Cindy Frenzel, Virginia Department of Forestry
Ellen Powell, Virginia Department of Forestry