Woodsy Owl

Since 1971, Woodsy Owl has been educating the public about environmental conservation. If you want to “Lend a Hand and Care for the Land,” browse the list of articles, activities, videos, and more about conservation, the 4Rs, and citizen science.

  • “Lend a Hand, Care for the Land!” and “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute!” Woodsy Owl has his own collector card!…

    Woodsy Owl Collector Card Pack

  • “Lend a Hand, Care for the Land!” and “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute!” Woodsy Owl has his own collector card,…

    Woodsy Owl (K-2) Collector Card Pack

  • Woodsy Owl, Conservation Education Specialist

    Forests & Plants
    PDF preview of the Woodsy Owl card for general audiences featuring Woodsy picking up trash with a spike.
    • Conservation Education Specialist
    • As an educator in conservation for over 50 years, I invite everyone to learn, enjoy, and care about the conservation of our natural resources. I also encourage people to explore and enjoy nature wherever they are. You don’t need to be in a forest to experience nature. You can experience the beauty of the outdoors in your own backyard!
  • Woodsy Owl, Nature Educator (K-2)

    Forests & Plants
    PDF preview of the Woodsy Owl card for K-2 showing Woodsy examining a caterpillar with a magnifying glass
    • Nature Educator
    • I teach people to learn, enjoy, and care about our lands. I want people to explore nature. Nature is everywhere! Find it in a forest. Find it in a park. Nature is right outside your home!
    • This collector card is specially made for younger students (K-2).
  • Scientists ask questions about many small things found in nature, the way Dr. Jovan asked questions about moss. Small things,…

    Try This! – Meet Dr. Jovan!

  • Woodsy Owl would like you to meet Dr. Hoagland, a biological scientist and Tribal relations specialist at the Rocky Mountain…

    Meet Dr. Hoagland! – Vol. 1 No. 11

  • Natural Inquirer Readers for students in grades K-2 focus on a scientist and their research. In this Reader, students will…

    Meet Dr. Warwell! – Vol. 1 No. 10

  • Natural Inquirer Readers for students in grades K-2 focus on a scientist and their research. In this Reader, students will…

    Meet Dr. Jovan! – Vol. 1 No. 9

  • The Woodsy Owl edition examines research on a variety of topics including how climate change affects owls in the Southwest,…

    The Woodsy Owl Edition – Vol. 1 No. 22

  • In this FACTivity, your class will consider the tradeoffs discussed in “Which Wood You Choose?” and work toward a solution.…

    FACTivity – Which Wood You Choose?