GREEN RIVER — On June 26, ExxonMobil representative Tommee Lambert, Operations Compliance Specialist, presented a $1,400 check to Wyoming Project Learning Tree (WY
Lucy Diggins-Wold, steering committee member for WY PLT, accepted the check on behalf of the nonprofit organization.
ExxonMobil has been a long-time supporter of WY PLT and their mission to promote balanced natural resource curriculum.
“The activities from this curriculum can be place-based, which really helps educators and students tie real-world issues to home,” said Diggins-Wold, also a lead facilitator for PLT’s educator workshops.
“ExxonMobil supports programs that encourage teachers, students, and communities to take an active interest in their natural resources,” said Lambert. “Their curriculum, especially their Wyoming supplement drives home the concept of place-based education.”
Project Learning Tree® (PLT®) is an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative and has been promoting balanced environmental education since 1976.
WY PLT is the state sponsor for PLT® and distributes the award-winning curriculum guides through workshops.
The guides are full of fun, hands-on, ready-to-use activities that engage students in learning about the environment.
The guides are geared toward pre-kindergarten through high school level students.