Sustainable Forestry Tour Sponsorship Information
June 26-29, 2023, Moscow, Idaho
We’re excited to bring the Sustainable Forestry Tour for Idaho teachers and counselors to the Moscow, Idaho region this summer. The tour will include beautiful forests, high-tech mills, passionate people, delicious food, proven activities for the classroom, VIP treatment and a full-circle experience of modern sustainable forestry. Why become a sponsor for the Sustainable Forestry Tour for Idaho teachers and counselors?
On-the-ground tours are the best way to demonstrate how forests work and show the dynamics of the forest products industry:
- The tours are built on a foundation of over 25 years of high quality, effective programs.
- They are specifically designed for teachers and school counselors.
- Participating teachers and counselors reach thousands of students.
- The experience makes a real difference in what educators know, and what they share with their students.
Two ways you can help!
Become a sponsor. Join other forest-related businesses, organizations and agencies in sponsoring the tour. Participant sponsorships are $500 each and help cover transportation, hotel and materials. Meal and general sponsorships are also available at a variety of levels to accommodate any budget.
Outreach. Encourage school counselors and teachers to apply online by March 31 at https://www.idahoforests.org/tour. More than 100 highly-motivated top-notch educators apply for a limited number of spots each year. Criteria: 7th-12th grades, especially sciences, math, language arts, social studies, agriculture, natural resources, STEM, engineering, mechanics, careers.
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We all need and use wood products • Sustainable forestry integrates social, economic, and ecological needs • Forests are dynamic and constantly changing • There are many different forest owners, each with their own objectives • Regulations exist to protect water, air, soil, fish and wildlife • We can meet material needs while protecting forest ecosystems • Wood is an environmentally sound building material • The highest technology is employed in the woods and mills • The forest products sector is rich in career opportunities • Educators have a special responsibility.