Project Learning Tree, an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, is an award-winning environmental education program and curriculum.

Maine PLT is administered by Maine TREE and engages a network of teachers, informal educators, parents, and community leaders throughout the state to “teach students how to think, not what to think.”

Steering Committee

Anita Smith, Chair
China Schools Forest Educator,
Master Naturalist
Rob Taylor
Spruce Mountain Middle School,
Science Teacher & Envirothon Coach
Barry Burgason
Certified Wildlife Biologist (retired)
Shari Templeton
Maine Department of Education
Science & Technology Specialist
Kenny Fergusson
Maine Forest Service, Forester
Genevieve Trafelet
Science Teacher, Sanford High School
Kayla N. Higgins, PhD
Unity College,
Experiential Education
Warren Whitney
Maine Coast Heritage Trust,
Program  Director
Sarah Medina
Forester (retired)
Linda Woodard
Maine Audubon,
Scarborough Marsh Director
Tom Mullin
Unity College,
Parks & Forest Interpretation
Timothy Surrette, M.Ed.
University of Maine, Augusta,
Science Education
Jonathan LaBonte
Maine TREE,
Executive Director
Steering Committee Members at Kieve Training