Here you find resources for courses, training, and preK-12, university, and graduate level forest education.


Online Courses


ESPAÑOL Cursos en linea en español en 


FRANÇAIS: Conservation en Afrique – Courses en ligne

FRANÇAIS: Cours: Accéder à MOOC Conservation 

FRANÇAIS: FORMACIONS EN LIGNE: MOOC conservation et aires protégées – Courses on climate change and social change

Conservation in Africa online courses

Coursera online courses

Digital Learning for Sustainable Development, Haw Hamburg – – Online courses

The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) Training Courses

FAO elearning Academy | Course catalogue: 

Future Learn – Online courses

Harvard University – Free online courses

Khan Academy online courses

Code school

Integrated Biology and Inquiry Skills (IBIS) course

Inter-American Development Bank – Courses (English, Spanish, Portuguese)

Landscape Academy, A curated set of online and face-to-face learning opportunities on Landscape Approaches. 

Open Learning Initiative (Carnegie Mellon University)

Physalia-courses – Courses and Workshops in Bioinformatics, Genomics and related fields

ONLINE COURSES: Protected areas in Africa 

SER E-Learning Course: Overview of the Practice of Ecological Restoration 

SOAS University of London – Free online courses in Energy, Climate Policy and Diplomacy

Stanford online courses

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

ONLINE COURSES: UN SDG:Learn – a gateway to learning solutions of 50+ UN agencies, international organizations, academia, and the private sector.

UN Staff College – What would you like to learn? | 

The University of Sydney MOOCs and Free Online Courses

World Bank Open Learning Campus | Course list


Training | Education


ESPAÑOL: Proyecto Ambiental, Escuela de Educacion Ambiental (Argentina) Trainings  

American Institute of Biological Sciences – Resources for teaching and learning biology

Asian Development Bank Institute | Elearning

American Museum of Natural History – Network of Conservation Educators & Practitioners – Resources for conservation educators and practitioners

Audobon – Activities

Botany online – The Internet Hypertextbook Society of America outreach and resources

Botanical Resource Websites

Teaching Botany online – useful information for teaching botany online 

Biomimicry toolbox

Cases for Evolution Education

Carbon Removal – Library at Zotero

Center for Ecoliteracy – cultivating education for sustainable living.

Citizen Science Central (USA)

Citizen (USA)

Citizen – Integrity in Science, Integrity in Engagement (USA)

Connected Biology project – Linking genetics and evolution to increase sophistication of student understanding over time. 

Connect 2 Earth – platform with open source material to empower people to speak up on “why nature matters”

Conservation Courses – National Geographic

Conservation in the Classroom

Conservation Training (The Nature Conservancy) 

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – e-Learning Platform

CourseSource is an open-access journal of peer-reviewed teaching resources for undergraduate biological sciences. 

Digital biological collections in education 

Digital Learning for Sustainable Development (Haw Hamburg)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Capacity Development

Development Bank of Latin America – Capacitación (español)

Digital Learning for Sustainable Development

Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (North Carolina State University)

Ecological Society of America outreach and resources

EDEOS Digital Education – e‑learning on complex political and scientific topics

EIT Climate-KIC Learning: towards a climate-resilient society on Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable and Development

FEW-View –  Do you know where your food, energy, and water come from? An online educational tool that helps U.S. residents and community leaders visualize their supply chains 

Field Museum of Natural History – Field Guides

FIND Outdoors – Promoting educational, recreational and interpretive opportunities about forests and nature in the Southern US. in America

Forest Carbon and Climate Program – Michigan State University

Forest Genetics Learning Resources 

Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance. We bridge knowledge and capacity gaps among financial stakeholders to effect positive change and neutralize the climate crisis.

The Globe Program: a worldwide science and education program is a collection of project, research, and evaluation resources designed to support the informal STEM education community in a variety of learning environments.  

International Land Coalition – Fighting for land rights – Learning Hub

Landscape Academy – A curated set of online and face-to-face learning opportunities on Landscape Approaches.

Leading Groups Online – guide to leading online courses, meetings, trainings, and events

LEARNING HUB – Good Practices

Learning Through Citizen Science: Enhancing Opportunities by Design 

Long Term Ecological Research Network – Educator and researcher resources, remote learning resources |

Microsoft – Home & family resources to, work, learn, and play at home

National Center for Science Education – Accurate and effective science education

Natural Inquirer – Science journal for preK-12

Nature Lab: Educator Resources for K-12 Curriculum – Virtual Field Trips

Nature Research Journals – Career advice

National Geographic – Education resources at

NBC News Learn.  NBC News Learn is the education division of NBC News ‐ distributing the journalism and story telling of NBC News to students in the classroom, at home, and in the community.  

Online Educational Resources for Instructors in the Sciences, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 

Pathways – Lessons, Activities, and Videos on Basic Biomedical Science

PlantingScience Master Plant Science Team. PlantingScience is a free online resource to teachers and schools. – 

Project Learning Tree – Environmental education preK-12

Proforest – Helping people to manage and source natural resources sustainably.

PROGRAMMING TOOL: WeDo 2.0 makes coding a reality for elementary students. Using LEGO® bricks, easy-to-use

QUBES –  Math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to tackle real, complex, biological problems

REDD+ Academy – Capacity development for REDD+


Reintegrating biology – To fully understand biological systems, as well as realize their full potential, it is essential to integrate research methods and perspectives from the different subdisciplines of biology.

SDG Academy

Science Education – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (USA)

Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Teaching Resources – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (USA)

Sci Starter – Science we can do together 

Semantic Scholar – Literature search engine  

Society for the Advancement of Biological Education Research

Southern Region Extension Forestry (USA) – eLearn Interactive online learning modules for forest management practices 

Sustainability Improves Student Learning (SISL) Carleton University – Resources for teaching sustainability

Teaching tools in Plant Biology – American Society of Plant Biologists 

TedEd Earth School – Quests for students around the world to celebrate, explore and connect with nature.

Undergrad ed: Integrating Biology & Inquiry Skills

UNESCO Global Education Coalition

The U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development -Living within limits:  

We are Teachers – Our mission is to inspire teachers by sharing practical classroom ideas

Work and life advice for students (how to balance your work/life, how to chose your PhD topic, or your supervisor, etc.

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Education and Training

Zooniverse – People-powered research