JUNE 26-29, 2023
Sustainable Forestry Tour
For 7th-12th grade teachers and counselors
The Sustainable Forestry Tour for Teachers and Counselors includes 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.
Watch this video highlighting the 2022 SFT.
Who should attend?
School counselors and teachers of 7th -12th grades, especially if you engage youth through career education, agriculture/natural resources, CTE, sciences, social studies, language arts, math, technology, engineering, mechanics and/or STEM. Participants should be currently active in their career, with the expectation of working in a school with students in the upcoming school year.
What will participants do?
Explore beautiful forests • Identify trees • Investigate sustainable forest management • Experience proven standards-based activities to use with your students • Learn about careers • Tour a high-tech sawmill • Network with colleagues • Interact with people who care for forests and make products you use every day • Touch the future forest at a seedling nursery • Enjoy delicious meals • 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!
Covid-safe protocols will be in place depending on current CDC and IFPC guidelines.