No Park is an Island

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No Park is an Island

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Creating Sustainable Community Parks, A Guide to Improving Quality of Life by Protecting Natural Resources
Office of Conservation Science, PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources / Pennsylvania
Recreation and Park Society
Year: 2007

Communities are encouraged to design parks and greenspaces utilizing techniques and resources that encourage wildlife, save energy, support native plants and avoid invasive species. Information on designing community parks is available through DCNR.

Project Learning Tree (Pre K- 8)
American Forest Foundation, Project Learning Tree
Year: 2004

This material focuses on the forest as a window to learning and involves hands-on activities that provide students opportunities to investigate environmental issues. For information and to obtain copies contact PDE Office of Environment and Ecology at 717.783.6995.

Project WILD, K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide
Project WILD: Council for Environmental Education

Year: 2003

Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program emphasizing wildlife. Workshops are coordinated by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The activity recommended in PA Land Choices is called “Oh Deer!” and is located in Project WILD.

Save Our Lands, Save Our Towns
Tom Hylton

Save Our Land, Save Our Towns is an organization founded by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Tom Hylton to facilitate change in regional planning, town design and protection of rural areas through education and advocacy. Save Our Land, Save Our Towns is the title of a book and an hour-long television documentary which has classroom materials. Lessons, activities and a video on Pennsylvania land use are excellent resources for teachers and community leaders.

Sustaining Penn’s Woods—A Sound Use of the Land
Bureau of Curriculum Academic Programs, PA Department of Education

This is a Pennsylvania—specific interdisiciplinary program of instructional activities on Pennslvania forest and land use aligned with the academic standards.