Conservation Education

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About Us

Our conservation education programs help both formal and non-formal educators, families, and natural resource professionals with resources to educate Nebraskans on conservation concepts and issues. 

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Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree provides educators the tools they need to bring the environment into the classroom and their students into the environment. 

Conservation Education

Project WET

Project WET’s (Water Education for Teachers) mission is to reach children, parents, teachers, and community members of the world with water education that promotes awareness of water and empowers community action to solve complex water issues.  

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Attend a Workshop

Are you interested in attending a workshop to become a PLT or WET educator? 

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Forest Field Trips

On occasion, we can assist you in setting up a visit to a forest in Nebraska with one our district foresters.

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Contact us

For questions about the Nebraska Department of Education's Science curriculum or anything related to conservation education, don't hesitate to reach out.

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Forestry Curriculum 

Educators may access free curriculum about Nebraska's trees and forests! 

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