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Forest and Nature School in Canada

Junior to Grade 12

The role of this guide is to help educators and the communities that surround and support them, (such as administrators, facilities staff, parents, licensing officials, etc.), to learn more about Forest and Nature School (FNS) and what this model of education offers Canadian children.

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  • Study Guides

Canada’s Arboreal Emblems

Grade 4 to Grade 8

Did you know that each province has its own tree? Download this fact sheet to learn about yours!

  • Fact Sheets
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Clearcutting

Grade 3 to Grade 12

Clearcutting is a forestry practice where most or all trees are cut in a harvesting area. Contrary to popular belief, clearcutting is considered one of the most sustainable ways of managing forests in certain forests regions – find out why!

  • Fact Sheets

Focus on Forests: Teacher’s Toolbox

Junior to Grade 12

This toolbox is intended to assist teachers in using resources that introduce forests into the classroom. Each section has related Focus on Forests resources suggested as accompaniments to the subjects.

  • Lesson Plans
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  • Study Guides

Oak Ridges Moraine

Grade 3 to Grade 6

The Oak Ridges Moraine is one of southern Ontario’s most important and vulnerable ecological regions, stretching 160 kilometers from the Trent River in the east to the Niagara Escarpment in the west. Learn about the history of the moraine, and the efforts being made to restore its natural beauty.

  • Fact Sheets

Height of a Tree

Grade 3 to Grade 8

Knowledge of the tree heights is important for a variety of reasons. But guessing tree height doesn’t need fancy tools, you can use simple math and a ruler! Try out the method below to see how big a tree near your house or in a local park is.

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Scavenger Hunt

Grade 2 to Grade 6

Our forests are beautiful—so be gentle as you walk through them. If you are collecting any of the items in this scavenger hunt, make sure that they have already fallen on the ground. For those items that are not on the ground, just observe and check off that you’ve found them. Let the searching begin!

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Urban Forest

Grade 3 to Grade 6

An urban forest can be defined by any and all woody plant vegetation growing in and around a city, town, suburb, or any other urban area.

  • Activities
  • Fact Sheets

Tree Planting

Grade 1 to Grade 8

Trees are one of the most important components of our environment. They improve air quality, provide food and shelter for humans and wildlife, and also influence climate change.

  • Fact Sheets