Forest for the Trees


Activity Description: 

In this activity, students will role-play managing a Tree Farm. By using a piece of land as a Tree Farm, they will begin to understand the economic factors that influence management decisions for private forest lands.


Students will understand how forest resources are managed to provide products and other benefits.

Doing the Activity: 

The activity can be found on Page 9 of the PDF linked below.


Three pieces of cardboard and string to make three signs to go around the students’ necks.

Preparation: 30 minutes; Activity: 50 minutes
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