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MAINE Project Learning Tree

Pat Maloney, PLT State Coordinator
153 Hospital St., Augusta, ME 04330









Maine PLT since 1977 delivering quality EE to Maine schools



Consider signing up for one of the upcoming award-winning curriculum and professional development opportunities that offer experiential, field based, interdisciplinary tools for effective outdoor lessons – all aligned with Common Core Standards and poised for Next Generation of Science Standards.





Barry Burgason presenting during our 2013 summer Teachers' Tour

Lakes Environmental Association to host a Project Learning Tree and

Forest Inventory Growth (FIG) Workshop


Connecting students, curriculum and local partners with Maine’s forests
May 24, 2017


This workshop presents outdoor learning experiences for exploring the forest around your school or your community using MEPLT’s Forest Inventory Growth (FIG) protocol and the Project Learning Tree high school guide – Focus on Forests.  All materials have connections to Common Core, STEM and Next Generation Science Standards. The STEM connections offer new and diverse entry points to learning: the forest products industry, carbon data, sustainability, and getting outside.


When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 11:30 to 3:30
Who should attend? Teachers from grades 5 through 12
Workshop fee:  $50/participant although LEA is offering a $25 scholarship for area teachers. If interested, contact Alanna to register ASAP.
Why FIG? Introduction to the tools and website plus a tree ID lesson and information about the Maine forests.  Set up a permanent FIG plot at the Science Center.
Facilitators: Shane Duigan, ME Forest Service District Forester, Pat Maloney, MEPLT Coordinator and Amy Hunter, Freeport HS science teacher.
Where?  Maine Lake Science Center
      51 Willet Road
      Bridgton ME 04009



Bring a lunch. Please dress for both indoors and outdoors activities. Register no later than May 18 by writing to: Please bring your $25 payment to the workshop in check or cash. or Pat Maloney,




MAINE PROJECT LEARNING TREE turns 40 this year and we will celebrate! 

Plans are coming together for a fun and gala outdoor family and friends day at China Schools Forest on October 14, 2017. Add the date to your calendar and join us for great local food, music, games and hikes through the Forest trails.


Watch for updates about our Anniversary plans and please send photos that you may have from a time when you were involved with PLT or send us your hopes & dreams for the next 40 years with PLT! 




Workshops will be posted as soon as they are confirmed, please check back!

Pre registration for all workshops is required.

Please send a $50 check (or amount otherwise specified) to

Maine TREE Foundation and note your workshop date on the check.


Mail to:

Maine TREE Foundation

PO Box 5470

Augusta, ME  04332




Make sure your classroom has a Project Learning Tree guide - sign up for a workshop today or call to arrange for one at your school.

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