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About Ep 17 - Boosting forestry knowledge amongst young online learners during COVID-19

This episode focuses on ForestLearning, a program of online learning options to educate children about the sustainable nature of forestry.

The program includes various resources developed to enable school children to engage with and understand the world of forestry, and even pay virtual visits to locations they would not normally have had access to ... all without leaving the classroom!

The current situation with COVID-19 has meant that teachers, parents and schoolchildren are seeking out new opportunities for remote learning. And for that reason, ForestLearning has continued to investigate, develop and roll out new resources.

The program includes everything from online work sheets and quizzes, to opportunities to connect with foresters out in the field via Zoom, and the use of virtual reality to allow students to experience forest and mill environments first-hand.

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Additionally, WoodSolutions publishes a newsletter that addresses design and build professionals – architects, building designers, engineers and others involved in specifying the choice of building materials.

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