The workshop focuses on topics related to the benefits of forestry, including the cycle of growing trees, the utilization of trees for common consumer products and the management of trees for water and wildlife.
Participants are certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WILD and Project WET. Each attendee will receive a certificate of course completion upon the completion of a follow up activity.
Who Should Participate?
The workshop is recommended for Georgia educators of grades 5-12, but other educators may apply.
Sponsors and Partners
Teacher Conservation Workshop sponsors and partners include many organizations and companies from the forestry and wildlife communities. Our sponsors underwrite the event so all field trips, lodging, meals and teacher resource kits are included in the $50 registration fee.
Our Sponsors and Partners for the 2016 Workshop are featured below:
|Association of Consulting Foresters||Huber Engineered Woods LLC|
|Buckelew Tree Farm||Interfor|
|Chattahoochee Fall Line Partnership||International Paper Company|
|CSU Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center||Jordan Forest Products|
|GA Dept. of Natural Resources- Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center||Due South Investments, LLC|
|GA Dept. of Natural Resources- Environmental Protection Division||Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center|
|GA Dept. of Natural Resources- Wildlife Resources Division||Ocmulgee Chapter Society of American Foresters|
|GA Division of Society of American Foresters||Oglethorpe Power Company|
|GA SFI Implementation Committee||Pollard Lumber Company|
|Gay Wood Company||Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge|
|Georgia Forestry Association||Pine Mountain Chapter Society of American Foresters|
|Georgia Forestry Commission||Rayonier|
|Georgia Forestry Foundation||Rayonier Advanced Materials Foundation|
|Georgia Power Company||Southeastern Society of American Foresters|
|Georgia Project Learning Tree||Superior Pine Products Company|
|Georgia Project WET||T.E.R.N.|
|Georgia Project WILD||The Langdale Company|
|Georgia Tree Farm Program||UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources|
|GFC-Forest Stewardship Program||Weyerhaeuser Company|
|Graphic Packaging||Weyerhaeuser Flint River Mill|
|Gully Branch Tree Farm|