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Author Archives: Joan Mason Ruud

Don’t forget to schedule your TAT Classroom Programs for the 2018-2019 School Year

  It only takes a moment to find the TAT facilitator in your area! Go to the “For Teachers” tab and reserve your spot today!  

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It’s summer and it’s time to consider inviting a TAT facilitator to visit you summer camp. To request a free visit just click on the Teaches/Schools tab on the talkabouttrees.us website. TAT is not JUST for schools!  We are available to visit camps, libraries community centers and anywhere Oregonians gather to learn about trees and … Continue reading »

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Spring Has Sprung!

It’s finally spring in the great Pacific Northwest (although it still feels wintery!). It’s not too late to schedule a TAT Classroom Program, Paper Making or an Outdoor Tree Walk. We have facilitators located around the state of Oregon with availability this spring. Click on the “For Teachers/Schools” tab and follow the simple instructions and … Continue reading »

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27th Annual Auction to Benefit Talk About Trees

Oregon Women in Timber sponsors the Talk About Trees Program.  For 27 years Oregon Women in Timber has been hosting an auction to benefit forestry education in Oregon.  To donate or attend the auction click on the link below: http://orwit.org/fundraising/ Show less

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Talk About Trees Facilitator needed in Portland, Oregon

2017 Job Announcement

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School Year 2017-2018

We have facilitators located around the state preparing for another year of bringing the forest to the classroom.  Teachers, make sure you schedule your Classroom Tree Programs, Paper Making Programs, Outdoor Programs and Forest Career Programs as soon as possible.

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TAT Classroom Programs aligned with NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) and Oregon State Standards

Talk About Trees Primary Classroom Programs and Intermediate Classroom Programs have been updates.  All our programs are now aligned with NGSS and Oregon State Science and Social Studies Standards. Primary Connections to Standards Intermediate Connections to Standards

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School Year 2016-2017

Welcome Back to School Oregon Teachers and Students! Talk About Trees, Oregon is excited to begin our 25th school year teaching our kids about Oregon’s Amazing Trees. Schedule your Classroom Programs soon! Boost Post

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Summer Classroom Programs

As the school year is winding down, we are scheduling a limited number of Classroom Programs for the summer.  Facilitators are available to visit summer school classes, day camps, overnight camps and other summer programs.  We are also available to participate in summer festivals, providing hands on activities for children. Summer time is also the … Continue reading »

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Happy New Year!

2015 brought many exciting changes for Talk About Trees, Oregon. In March, a new Forest Careers Classroom Program was introduced and it has been very well received by teachers.  We also had several facilitators retire, or move on to new endeavors.  We will miss Linda Brodeur, Laurie Hayden Melissa Jackman and Sandy Reid.  Collectively, they … Continue reading »

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