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Career Spotlight - Arborist
Links to Additional Resources
Explore - Apps & Guides | Tahoma Audubon
Listen -The Folklore of Owls | BirdNote
Recommended Reading by Theme
Red Leaf/Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
Where Would I be in an Evergreen Tree by Jennifer Blomgren
Under Your Feet : Soil, Sand and Everything Underground by Dr. Jackie Stroud, Illustrated by Wenjia Tang
Feathers: a Beautiful Look at a Bird’s Most Unique Feature by Stan Tekiela
Discovering Nature’s Alphabet by Krystina Castella and Brian Boyl
Episode 1 Pacific Northwest Forests
A forest is a large area of trees and the plants that grow below them.
A tree is a woody plant, often with a single stem, and branches above the ground.
A leaf is the flattened, green part of a plant that grows off its stems, to collect light from the sun.
The trunk is the woody stem of a tree that lifts the leaves up to the light.
Shade is when an object blocks the light of the sun for another object.
An arborist is a person who cares for trees.
An owl is a bird that hunts at night, often silently, with forward-facing eyes, and a hooked beak.
An opera is a type of performance that uses music and singers to tell a story.
An aria is part of an opera where a character sings by themselves, often expressing intense emotion.
Recommended Reading for Teachers, Families & Mixed Age Learning Communities
The Hidden Lives of Owls: The Science and Spirit of Nature’s Most Elusive Birds by Leigh Calvez
Put on Your Owl Eyes: Open Your Senses & Discover Natures Secrets by Devin Franklin
Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest by Suzanne Simard
Trees of the West: An Artist’s Guide by Molly Hashimoto
The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of our Most Essential Native Trees by Douglas Tallamy
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben
Treecology: 30 Activities and Observations for Exploring the World of Trees and Forests by Monica Russo
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
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