Forests: Today, Tomorrow & Forever

Resource URL:
Description: This curriculum contains nine lesson plans that each focus on a different aspect of forest education in California. The included lesson plans discuss the many benefits that forests provide such as wildlife habitat, fresh water, oxygen, carbon sequestration, jobs, recreation, and renewable wood products. The curriculum encourages students to be good environmental stewards by understanding the necessity of balancing environmental, social and economic issues concerning renewable resources in order to conserve California’s forests for future generations.
Author/Producer: Talk About Trees/The Forest Foundation
Topic Areas Covered: Ecosystems, tree anatomy, forest products, forest management, forest health, natural resources, the carbon cycle, climate change, watersheds
Resource Type: Curriculum
For Grade Levels: 3-8
Publication Date:
Length: 70 pages, contains nine lesson plans
Cost: Free (PDF download)
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
Geographic Location: California, can be adapted to other regions
Evaluation Criteria:
Author/Producer Contact: Talk About Trees/The Forest Foundation
Address: 1215 K Street, Suite 1835
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 866-241-TREE

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

Copyright © 2017 Dovetail Partners, Inc. All Rights Reserved.