Sites for
PARENTS AND EDUCATORS

Hello Parents and Environmental Educators!
Treetures is a safe site for children. The recommended sites have valuable information for you. Please copy and paste in order to reach these sites.


USDA Forest Service - Discover the Forests is a Conservation Education site from USDA Forest Service that is a guide to parks and forests in the USA. Its goal is to inspire youth to re-connect with nature. It has activities for kids and information for teachers.
www.discovertheforests.org

National Arbor Day Foundation - Learn about urban and community forest programs for kids. Check out the kids’ page to find out what you and your school can do for Arbor Day.
www.arborday.org/trees/treeguide

Nature Explore - Nature Explore’s goal is to support efforts to connect children with nature.
www.natureexplore.org

USDA Forest Service
www.usda.gov

American Forests - American Forests addresses the mission of protecting and restoring forests with a comprehensive, action-oriented, and education-focused approach.
www.americanforests.org

Children and Nature Network - The Children & Nature Network is leading the movement to connect all children, their families and communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based collaboration and support of grassroots leadership.
www.childrenandnature.org

Trees New York - Trees NY’s adult and youth education and training programs encourage volunteer stewardship of neighborhood environmental resources.
www.treesny.org

Kids Gardening -
The National Gardening Association
Leaders in plant-based education, this site has teacher resources and valuable gardening news and information.
www.gardeningwithkids.org

Alliance for Community Trees - ACTrees supports the needs of communities, nonprofits, businesses, and others engaged in urban forestry.
ACTrees.org

Tree Link - Its mission is "to improve urban and community forests by providing Internet based information, tools and inspiration.
www.treelink.org

Take Pride in America - A national partnership that empowers volunteers from every corner of America to enhance our parks, refuges, recreation areas and cultural and historic sites.
www.takepride.gov

Project Learning Tree/American Forests Foundation - An environmental education program designed to help students gain an awareness and knowledge of the environment and our role in it. It is also designed to help prepare students to make wise and well-informed decisions about conservation practices and natural resource use.”
www.plt.org

NAAEE EElink - Activities and materials dealing with the school environment
eelink.net/eeactivities-schoolyardecology.html

EnviroLink - Provides access to thousands of online environmental resources.
www.webdirectory.com

CREEC Network - California Regional Environmental Education Community
creec.org

The TREE Fund/Tour des Trees - (TREE Fund) identifies and funds projects and programs that advance knowledge in the field of arboriculture and urban forestry to benefit people, trees, and the environment. The annual STIHL Tour des Trees bicycling event is a weeklong, 500-mile cycling tour of volunteer fund raisers who promote the promise of strong, healthy urban trees for generations to come.
http://stihltourdestrees.org

Sites for
KIDS

Hi Kids
For your safety, you may need an adult, like a parent, teacher or care taker to help you visit the web sites listed here.

The Great Green Links have lots of information about trees and caring for the Earth. Some have games, activities and cartoon friends of the Treetures.


USDA Forest Service - A guide to parks and forests in the USA. Its goal is to inspire youth to re-connect with nature. It has activities for kids and information for teachers.
www.discovertheforests.org

Earth's Birthday Project - Earth’s Birthday Project educates children about the Earth—its beauty, resources and conservation. Our programs engage children in scientific inquiry and empower them to act as informed and responsible citizens.
www.earthsbirthday.org

4H Virtual Forest - Virginia Cooperative Extension
Nature based activities and information for kids.
www.ext.vt.edu/resources/4h/virtualforest/Index.html

Tree Musketeers - works to empower young people to be environmental leaders.
www.treemusketeers.org

Kids For A Clean Environment - The mission of Kids for A Clean Environment is to provide information on environmental issues to children, to encourage and facilitate youth's involvement with effective environmental action and to recognize those efforts, which result in the improvement of nature.
www.kidsface.org

Tim Womick's Trail of Trees and Tree Circus - Tim Womick is an environmental entertainer who carries the message about the importance of tree planting and tree care.
Watch for his appearances in your community on the treetures.com Bulletin Board.
www.treetures.com/Timstrail.htm

Gardening With Kids -
National Gardening Association
Lots of information, News and garden activities for kids and families.
www.gardenwithkids.org

Children and Nature Network - Encourages children to play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives.
www.childrenandnature.org

Nature Explore - Nature Explore’s goal is to support efforts to connect children with nature.
www.natureexplore.org