Learning Opportunities

The Atlantic Teachers’ Tour Partnership continues its goal to provide teachers and educators with a multitude of educational resources that the forest sector has available and help teachers meet required curriculum outcomes in their classrooms. These online resources will enhance the impact of the in-person Atlantic Teachers’ Tours.

  • Professional learning opportunities 
  • Interactive activities
  • Career information

Atlantic Teachers' Tour 2023

Get outside this summer with a unique PL opportunity that focuses on the vitality of our Atlantic forest region.

Upcoming Events

A list of virtual webinars and workshops.

Ask a Forester

Looking for career information, educational support, presentations or field tours?

Community Programs

Science East Science Centre

Science East is much more than just a science centre, it is the most active public science and technology educational organization in New Brunswick. Science East is a registered charity that works both inside and outside of the school system to reach students, teachers, families, businesses and communities in every region of the province providing quality, inquiry-based learning for students, meaningful and engaging workshops for teachers and professionals, as well as fun and educational activities for the public. Science East’s mission is to inspire and inform through hands-on science experiences. Learn more information on camps (ages 4-14), science competitions, school programs and public events. 

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The Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF) is the only ‘grass-roots’ forest industry organization providing a network for forestry contractors, forest product companies, suppliers and ‘on-the-ground’ forestry personnel.

Our MISSION is to improve the efficiency and profitability of woodlands operations, through an ongoing commitment to fostering communication, providing a means to exchange knowledge of best practices and technology and innovations, and promoting the interests of woodlands professionals and contractors in order to sustain a robust, safe and environmentally responsible wood fiber supply chain. Visit Website

Every day, Forest Nova Scotia members are ensuring that Nova Scotia’s forests are healthy and sustainable. The forest is more than a resource to us. It’s a legacy for Nova Scotians. Visit Website

Envirothon - Environmental Education Competition

Established in NB in 2001, schools and community groups can register a team of five students to participate in the Provincial environmental education competition in May. Virtual workshops, engaging activities and field specialists are available to help teams gain knowledge of forestry, wildlife, aquatic ecology, soils and land use, and current environmental issues. Visit Website

The Provincial PEI Envirothon is part of the international environmental education competition known as the NCF- Envirothon. This program attracts Island high school students who are interested in the environment and how people depend on and interact with the natural world.

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Nova Scotia is proud to be the first Canadian Envirothon team to participate in what is now the International NCF-Envirothon. High School students gain an understanding in forest ecology and natural resources. 

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For information, send email to: nl-rep@envirothon.org

Forest Ranger Camp

The Maritime College of Forest Technology (MCFT) specializes in natural resource education and has been graduating knowledgeable, skilled, and capable forest technicians for over 70 years. MCFT devotes 100% of their time to learning and working with students and faculty who are passionate about the outdoors and who want to make a difference in the natural resource sector. MCFT instills within their graduates a land ethic that will guide them in their interactions with clients, employers, colleagues, and the environment in which they work.

Summer Ranger Camp – Ages 8-12. Each Camp week is designed to learn about nature from forests to fish, wildlife and natural resource management. 

Educational Activities

Work Sheets and Lesson Plans

  • Forestry Curriculum – (Grades 6-12) Science East’s Envirothon NB program – Virtual Workshops, Study Guides and Activities on topics such as Tree Identification (Dichotomous Keys), Forest Management, Forest Health (Impacts of Climate Change), Forest Measurements (Height, Age)
  • Eco-Lab: The Forestry Chronicles (Dichotomous Key – Tree ID) Activity Lesson Plan
  • Eco-Lab: The Wildlife Chronicles (Signs of Wildlife) Activity Lesson Plan English / French 
  • Environmental Virtual Workshops – recorder presentations with teacher slides and class activities (Forestry, Wildlife, Aquatic Ecology, Soils characteristics and geology, Waste to Resources)
  • Environmental Class Activity Lesson Plans