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Wildlife

Learn about wildlife and the habitats in which they live. Check out outdoor sports, such as fishing and hunting, including:

Create a project plan and record your project successes.

Community Forests​

This lesson serves as an introduction for several concepts associated with urban forestry. It introduces the concept of a community forest, which is implemented by students who apply knowledge gained through the learning experience in a practical way. ​

Project Events and Activities (Regional, State, and National)

Information for Project Leaders

Additional Resources

Follow the links below to find some great online resources for you project. Surf around and see what you can learn!

Service Project Ideas

  • Teach younger children how to make pine cone bird feeders
  • Make and display posters about environmental science & conservation
  • Set up a recycling box for aluminum cans
  • Raise a goldfish with students in a day care — teach them how to care for their fish
  • Teach a hunter safety course
  • Have a fishing contest to raise money for a local charity
  • Organize a river clean-up day
  • Help senior citizens make Christmas ornaments from used items (such as bottles or light bulbs)
  • Help neighbors create a compost pile sponsor a program to take kids on “a day in the woods”