What is a forest?

Why are forests important?

How do we interact with forest landscapes?

What role do we play in the future of forests?

Our Programs

Primary Programs

Explore the relationships between living and non-living components of a forest ecosystem…

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Secondary Programs

Collect data from different forest types, and learn about managing landscapes for different purposes…

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College Programs

Understand a range of sampling techniques that can be applied to terrestrial and aquatic environments…

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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.

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News and Recent Events

Design and Technology Resource Development

The project is underway! In conjunction with the UTAS School of Architecture and Design - Learning by Making students the FEF is developing an exciting new kit resource that connects to the Design and Technology Curriculum. Providing students the opportunity to...

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Trees on Farms at The NAAE Conference 2018

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...

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New Resources Coming Soon!

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...

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