Florida Project Learning Tree

Florida Project Learning Tree, an environmental education program, uses forests and trees to help students understand their environment and to develop their ability to make informed choices and take action on issues related to the environment.

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Contact: Nancy Peterson (Florida PLT Coordinator), (352) 846-0848, njp@ufl.edu

Who they are: Florida Project Learning Tree, an environmental education program, uses forests and trees to help students understand their environment, to develop their ability to make informed choices on issues related to the environment, to instill in the students a commitment to take action and be responsible concerning the environment, and to stimulate creative and critical thinking in the students. 

What YOU can do to help: Volunteers are needed to man exhibits at events, create marketing items such as fliers, make connections with nature centers and schools, conduct activities, and help prepare items for shipping. PLT trained educators (those attending a 6-hour PLT training workshop) are needed to assist in giving workshops and making presentations at conferences and meetings. If you wish to volunteer, send an e-mail to request a volunteer application.