Arkansas Champion Trees: 2014-2016 Tour & Outreach

Ginko by Linda Palmer
“Maidenhair Ginko” by Linda Palmer

ACNMWA is pleased to announce the release and book signings of artist Linda Palmer’s book, Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey.

The component was made possible through the generosity of Entergy Arkansas and the School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The Arkansas Champion Tree project was also supported, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and by the National Endowment for the Arts. Non-traditional educators may access GCC lesson plans and images on the Arkansas Forestry Association website: http://www.arkforests.org/growingchampionclassrooms.html. Certified teachers may access them through the Arkansas Educational Television Network I.D.E.A.S. portal: http://www.aetn.org/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/108938/Full_Educator_Guide_CT.pdfhttp://ideas.aetn.org/.

ACNMWA gratefully acknowledges the sponsors of the “Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist’s Journey” art exhibit tour and the educational program “Growing Champion Classrooms”: Plum Creek, Domtar, Williams-Palmer Family, Robyn and John Horn, Energy, School of Forest Resources at UA Monticello, the Arkansas Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Educational resources may be found online: Arkansas Forestry Association Programs and the Arkansas Educational Television Network Educators Page.

For more information visit: championtreesexhibit.org