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PLT - Ohio
Tree-rific Resource:
Welcome 2021!
Welcome Three New PLT-Ohio State Board Members

Jacki Zevenbergen of Cuyahoga Co. SWCD (NE Ohio)

Alex Rhue of Ohio University and Hocking College (S/SE Ohio)

Gia Giammarinaro of Cincinnati Parks (SW Ohio)
Cyberchase and Project Learning Tree!

PBS's Cyberchase show and National PLT are collaborating for their Green It Up initiative! This program is designed for children ages 6-8 to inspire a deep appreciation for nature, build STEM skills, and help students feel empowered to take action in their communities to care for the planet - all using PLT themes! Ohio's program is sponsored by PBS Western Reserve.  Find out more here.
AVAILABLE NOW ONLINE!
Access the website. 
Camp Canopy 2021: Sign Up Now!
 
Camp Canopy combines educational sessions with instructors from Ohio’s top natural resource organizations (like the Ohio Department of Natural Resources) and industry experts from the state’s top educational institutions with the adventure of the great outdoors.  This weeklong  (Sunday,  June  13th -Friday,  June 18th ) camp will be held the second week of June held at Ohio FFA Camp. The program is open to high-school students (up to 19 years of age). 
Applications are due: June 1st, 2021
Cost: $375/student, scholarships may available
Location:  FFA Camp Muskingum

Click to access online application and further information. 
AgDiscovery: A Summer Experience for Students!
Are your students interested in an innovative summer camp? Sponsored by USDA APHIS, AgDiscovery is a FREE 2-4 week summer outreach program for middle and high school students! AgDiscovery is a unique opportunity for students to explore agricultural sciences, and gain knowledge about careers in animal and plant disciplines, wildlife management, veterinary medicine, biotechnology, entomology, food safety, agribusiness, forestry, and MUCH more! Most participating universities will be offering this program in-person; however, online access will be available through some universities.
Applications are due: March 25th, 2021
Access the brochure and application steps.
Inspire, Empower, and Build Relations
an event hosted by the Women's Forest Congress
Monday, March 8th 2021 - International Womens Day
Join the Women's Forest Congress to learn about the recent efforts of the Women’s Forest Congress and what is ahead, be inspired by the work and leadership of women in natural resources, and learn a bit about how we can all support each other on International Women’s Day!
Time: 3:30 PM EST
Register for this zoom event!
Looking ahead...
2021 EECO Conference
Postponed due to COVID19, the 53rd EECO Annual Conference will now be held virtually 
April 15-18, 2021. 
More information to come. 
Click here for new updates. 
NEWS & NOTEWORTHY

ALDO LEOPOLD WEEK
March 3rd - 14th

EARTH DAY
APRIL 22nd

ARBOR DAY
APRIL 30th

 
EDUCATOR RESOURCES

Check out the latest Cuyahoga County Soil and Water Conservation District Newsletter for area news and events! Click download file. 

Subscribe to the Ohio Woodland Journal! The Ohio Woodland Journal is the official publication of the Ohio Tree Farm System.
Welcome to PLT-Ohio’s Tree-rific Newsletter!
This edition of PLT’s Tree-rific Resources serves to keep you informed on seasonal events and various environmental education opportunities to use in association with the PLT curriculum.
If you have any additional Tree-rific opportunities to share, or if you would like more information about future educational and professional development workshops that PLT has to offer, please do not hesitate to contact our PLT-Ohio office. Also be sure to check out the
PLT-Ohio Webpage for more PLT resources
 
Project Learning Tree-Ohio
ODNR Division of Forestry
2045 Morse Road, Bldg H-1 
Columbus, OH 43229

plt@dnr.ohio.gov
 
Sue Wintering, State Coordinator
(614) 265-6657

sue.wintering@dnr.ohio.gov
 
Anjelica Blair, PLT intern
(614) 265-6701

anjelica.blair@dnr.ohio.gov

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