1. Contact Maine Project Learning Tree

  • Get in touch with Pat Maloney, Maine’s Project Learning Tree coordinator, to find a professional forester partner, and to discuss how FIG can link to your curriculum or forward your organization’s mission


2. Set up your plot

  • With your forester, identify a location for your plot and plan a time to set up the plot together (all measurement tools will be provided)


3. Connect with the online FIG Network and Project Learning Tree Community

  • Participate in a 3-hour Professional Development session and take home the National Project Learning Tree Focus on Forests high school module which addresses concepts in biology, civics, ecology, economics, and forest management.
  • Once your study plot has been established, you’ll receive full access to the FIG website:
    • A marker for your plot on the biophysical regions map
    • Online data entry and data storage
    • Access to data from all other FIG plots for comparison studies and curiosities
    • Online communication with other FIG stewards and students