Upcoming Events

Forests and Climate Change

Secondary Educator PLT Workshop
Saturday, February 13th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, St. Charles, IL
This workshop will introduce a new Project Learning Tree (PLT) secondary module on climate change impacts on forest ecosystems, the role of forests in sequestering carbon, and strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to changing climatic conditions.
The module includes 14 engaging activities designed for use in life science, environmental science, and agriculture classes in grades 9-12, with adapta-tions for use in middle school classrooms. To learn more about the material, please visit
  • Participants will leave with a FREE copy of the curriculum guide
  • Participants will receive Professional Development Hours
  • Lunch Provided
  • Fee – $40
  • Registration: Please contact Laura McCoy –

Registration is open until spots are filled.
Thank you to our sponsors:
Environmental Education Association of Illinois – Project Learning Tree – University of Illinois Extension Service – Boone County Conservation District – St. Charles Park District, Hickory Knolls Discovery Center.