What is a forest?
How do we apply scientific findings?
How do people interact with forests?
What do foresters do?
How do we use wood?
What is the future of forests?
What we do
The Forest Education Foundation (FEF) provides teachers and students with the opportunity to learn about forest systems and the ways in which individuals, communities and our society interact with these environments.
News and Recent Events
Have you ever thought about the purpose of trees on farm? This week the Forest Education Foundation explored the benefits of trees on farms and Agroforestry at the NAAE 2018 conference #NAAE2018. The Forest Education Foundation had the opportunity to implement...read more
The FEF is excited to announce the development of new resources that will be available next year. The resources will include video footage, interviews, hands on packs, and hotspot interactives and will be aimed at supporting our programs across Kindergarten to year...read more
Queechy High School students had the opportunity to build a picture of fibre technologies, land management, production and design participating in our pilot program -Workplace Exposure Opportunity. Developed as a collaboration between the Beacon Foundation, University...read more
“The hands on investigations engaged the student’s curious minds and provoked further interest in science. It catered for a wide range of students and was closely aligned to the curriculum, building on the children’s prior knowledge and providing scope for further in class learning.”- School Teacher
“I was very impressed with the whole experience for the students. They were well organised, had great behaviour management skills. The learning was targeted to our learning abilities. Tasks were timely but allowed children time to explore a good range of activities.”- School Teacher