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Educational Resources

The NWFA believes in educating consumers everywhere, no matter how young, about responsible forestry. Check out the free resources available:


"Truax" is an innovative way to teach children about forest management, written by NWFA member, Terri Birkett, of Ten Oaks in Stuart, VA. Download your free copy here.

Told in the style of Dr. Seuss, "Truax" is intended to help students think about the importance of renewable resources and the responsible management of those resources. An accompanying lesson plan and worksheet are available here.

For more information, contact NWFA at 800.422.4556 (US & Canada) or 636.519.9663 (locally & internationally).

Hardwood Forest Foundation

The Hardwood Forest Foundation has been involved in a variety of educational programs and activities throughout the US and Canada with the support of its parent organization, the National Hardwood Lumber Association. The foundation offers its "Truth About Trees" curriculum, which includes lesson plans, videos, and games, free of charge. Other resources for children and educators are available as well from

For more information. contact the Hardwood Forest Foundation at 901.507.0312 or



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