Educators Exploring Forestry and Wildlife

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.

2018 Teacher Conservation Workshop

Didn’t get to attend in 2017? Join us June 18th-22nd for the 2018 Georgia Teacher Conservation Workshop for a week full of fun and learning about Georgia’s forests and natural resources. Registration is now open!! Hope to see you in June!

2017 Teacher Conservation Workshop

The 2017 Teacher Conservation Workshop was a success! 29 formal and non-formal educators from across the state joined Project Learning Tree, WET and WILD at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, Georgia for a week of hands-on training in forestry and wildlife conservation and management.


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
Georgia-Pacific Corporation WestRock
GFC-Forest Stewardship Program Weyerhaeuser Company
Graphic Packaging Weyerhaeuser Flint River Mill
Gully Branch Tree Farm