Educators Corner Intro

Welcome! Below you will find a wide variety of educational materials focusing on forest health, invasive species, and much more! You can filter by type of material by clicking on the buttons below. All our materials are free to download. If you are looking for in-person education opportunities at public gardens in the US, visit our Field Trip Opportunities page.

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Field Guide
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The southern pine beetle is about the size of a grain of rice, but with the help of its friends

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This fungus affects many trees and can grow to humongous proportions! 

It can cause trouble to native trees all across North

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White pine blister rust is a fungus that greatly affects the branches and trunks of white pine trees. 

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The caterpillars of light brown apple moths feed on grapes, apples, peaches, raspberries, blackberries, oranges, and apples. Unfortunately, their feeding

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Field Guide
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Rapid ʻōhiʻa death is a fungal disease that is taking Hawaiʻi by storm. It attacks the ʻōhiʻa tree, an important species

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This large black and white beetle from Asia has super-long antennae and sometimes blue feet! It digs tunnels through the wood

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The caterpillars of this moth are leaf-eating machines! They can completely strip every leaf off an oak tree and many other

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Coconut rhinoceros beetle adults chew big holes through palm leaves to feed on soft tissue in the heart of the palm.

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These shiny green beetles love to live inside ash trees! Unfortunately, they dig tunnels through the trunk which kills the

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Open Lesson
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This activity helps students explore the consequences of ecosystem disturbances both manmade and

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Secrets of the Invasive Exotics was developed by the University of Florida's School of Forest

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The Disease Triangle was developed by the University of Florida's School of Forest Resources &

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