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GLTPA and FISTA Education Initiative

The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association and the Forest industry Safety & Training Alliance partnered in educational materials and video's to assist educators in teaching the importance of the forest industry to our children. Please see the resources below to enrich your class material.


“Ripples in the Forest” Episode

GLTPA and FISTA worked with Discover Mediaworks to develop an episode for the Emmy-Winning TV Show, “Into the Outdoors.” Segments of the episode can be viewed by visiting “Into the Outdoors” and clicking on “Forest Ecology” and/or “Sustainable Forestry”: Into the Outdoors "Ripples in the Forest" 


Science of Forest Sustainability Video & Discussion Guide

A short video and discussion guide which is geared towards middle school students delves into the “Science of Forest Sustainability” was also created.   

Discover Mediaworks vision is to “Discover Wisconsin by telling its most captivating stories via the most impactful medium of the time – broadcast video.”  You can read more about Discover Mediaworks.


Wisconsin Education Network

The Wisconsin Education Network serves as a single comprehensive source for curriculum needs in the fields of agriculture, dairy, earth science, ecology, environment & outdoor safety, government, and Native Americans.  The “Science of Forest Sustainability” along with other short videos and/or materials about forest ecology can be viewed at the following site: Wisconsin Education Network: Ecology

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