General Forest Information
- American Forests
American Forests is a conservation organization dedicated to the
planting of trees. This educational site invites families
and corporations to contribute to tree-planting projects. This site
also provides information about planting your own trees at home.
- Forest Friends and Foes
Learn more about the different plants and animals that call the forest
their home at the Forest Friends and Foes site. Included at this site is
information on natural phenomena and human involvement that affect the
forest and its inhabitants.
- EPA Explorer's Club
Designed especially for young kids, this site includes information about
many aspects of our environment and makes it fun and interesting by
offering pictures, games, fun facts and contests.
- Kids F.A.C.E.
This site encourages kids to find their own methods or programs
to help save our environment by joining this youth environmental
- Oregon Department of Forestry
The Oregon Department of Forestry posts information on its meetings, programs, and current projects, including forest fires and fire weather forecasts. This is a good site for information on forest fire prevention and research.
- Oregon Forest Resources Institute
OFRI was created to improve public understanding of the state's
forest resources. This website has a list of educational forest tours
and events open to the public throughout the state.
- Project Learning Tree
Primarily for educators, the PLT website offers environmental programs for educators to teach students about the natural environment and their responsibility to take care of it. The goal is to increase awareness and tolerance of diverse viewpoints on environmental issues.
- Smokey Bear's Official Home Page
A great website for young children, Smokey Bear's Official Home Page contains games and activities designed to teach children how to prevent forest fires.
- Temperate Forest Foundation
This site offers scientific information for the public on social, economic,
and ecological issues in relation to forests. It is an educational website
and a good research tool for students.
- USDA Forest Service
This website offers an extensive summary of the divisions, topics,
products, news items and current projects within the USDA Forest Service.
- World Forestry Center
The World Forestry Center in Portland, Oregon, provides this site to inform the public about the museum, educational programs, membership opportunities and its history.
- Wonderful World of Trees
- http://www.domtar.com/arbre/ (Français)
This website was designed as a learning tool to educate students about the life cycle, biology, uses and protection of trees.
- WWW Virtual Library: Forestry
This site provides an extensive list of forestry links, books, publications and service organizations.