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Colorado PLT Newsletter Masthead
A newsletter from Colorado Project Learning Tree — February 2020

Welcome to Our New Colorado PLT Newsletter!

Colorado Forest

Thanks for signing up for The Colorado Branch! This monthly e-newsletter is your place to go to learn about all the latest Colorado Project Learning Tree happenings, upcoming trainings, educator tips, resources and more.

We're proud to support your ability to use the environment to engage children in learning: both outside and indoors. If you have any great ideas that you would like to share in this newsletter, please email

Thank you for reading, and welcome to the PLT network!

— Your PLT Coordinators, Danielle Ardrey & Nell Nelson


Green Schools Conference & Expo: March 2-4, Portland, OR
Join PLT for this national conference focused on making green, healthy schools a reality. To learn more, visit the Green Schools Conference website.

PLT Snowshoeing Meetup: April 2, Granby, CO
Join Danielle Ardrey for a fun day to learn about Colorado PLT happenings before the CAEE 2020 Advancing Environmental Education Conference. We hope you can snowshoe with us, and be sure to stop by our PLT booth at the conference. For details on snowshoeing, view this flyer.

PLT eUnits: Online Training That Can Be Accessed At Any Time!
Eager to attend a PLT training but can't find one in your area? National PLT provides online, self-contained units of instruction.
Request a PLT Training


2020 Colorado Arbor Day Poster Contest 

Colorado Arbor Day Poster Contest
Calling all 5th grade teachers! We need your help in sharing this fun and inspiring poster contest with your students. Deadline is March 29. Click or tap the button below for contest rules from the Colorado Tree Coalition and helpful PLT resources.
Get Poster Contest Details

How Evergreens Provide a Winter Oasis for Wildlife

Evergreens provide food and shelter for animals facing harsh winter conditions. Learn how animals use evergreen trees as food and shelter, and use these ideas to bring your students outdoors in winter and observe wildlife.
Learn More from National PLT


Discover Fascinating Tales for Kids Learning Fire Safety

Fire Myths Blog Series
Peak into fire's ancient myths and stories and you'll discover devious tricksters and animals with magical powers. Author Einar Jensen has compiled these tales in two books. Read some of these tales in a new blog series from this PLT educator with a Colorado connection.
Read Fire Myths and Stories

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