Sustainable Forestry Tour for Teachers and Counselors
June 22-26, 2015

What will you do on the tour?

Explore beautiful forests ● Identify trees ● Investigate sustainable forest management ● Experience proven standards-based activities to use with your students ● Tour a high-tech sawmill ● Network with colleagues ● Interact with foresters, biologists, loggers, technology specialists and mill workers who care for forests and make products you use every day ● Learn about careers ● Touch the future forest at a seedling nursery ● See how paper is made ● Sit in a timber harvester ● Watch fire fighters at work ● Enjoy delicious meals ● Reflect underneath ancient trees ● See the full-circle process of making products out of trees while sustaining forest ecosystems ● Be motivated to share hands-on activities, knowledge, experiences and passion with your students!

Who should apply?

  • Counselors and Teachers of 3rd – 12th grades.
  • Teachers of sciences, math, language arts, social studies, agriculture/natural resources, STEM, engineering, mechanics, careers.

See What the Tour is Like

Idaho Forest Products Commission
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