Our Partners

The Natural Inquirer program produces a variety of science education materials for PreK through grade 12. Natural Inquirer products are produced by the USDA Forest Service, FIND Outdoors, and other cooperators and partners.

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FIND Outdoors

FIND Outdoors is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting outdoor education and conservation. They offer a range of programs and resources aimed at connecting individuals and families with nature through outdoor activities, environmental education, and advocacy initiatives.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is a federal agency responsible for developing and executing policies related to farming, agriculture, forestry, and food. It aims to promote agricultural trade, ensure food safety, conserve natural resources, and support rural communities across the United States.

Forest Service

The Forest Service is a branch of the United States Department of Agriculture responsible for managing the nation's forests and grasslands. Their mission includes conserving and protecting natural resources, providing outdoor recreation opportunities, and supporting local economies through sustainable land management practices.

University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA) is a public research institution located in Athens, Georgia. Offering a diverse range of academic programs and research opportunities, UGA is known for its contributions to higher education and scholarly pursuits.

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree is an environmental education program that provides educators with tools and resources to engage students in hands-on learning about forests and the environment. Through interactive activities and curriculum materials, Project Learning Tree fosters environmental literacy and empowers students to become informed stewards of the natural world.