Wheels to Woods
Wheels to Woods (W2W) is a school to forest or forestry related field trip transportation grant program supported and administered by the WI SAF DEI Committee. Additional support is provided by the partners listed below. This program is open to any Wisconsin K-12 school teacher to apply; however, underrepresented student populations will receive priority funding. The grants are up to $350 per classroom to cover transportation costs to and from a forest or forestry industry field tour.
Spring and summer trips: Application deadline January 31, Notified February 5. Field trips must take place by August 31.
Fall and winter trips: Applications accepted July 15 to August 15. Field trips between September 1 – January 31.
Apply for Funds
to begin application
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from our partners
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Contact our DEI Committee
to connect with
a local forester:
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Program to begin
Forestry and the forest related workforce have historically lacked diversity. Recognizing that people with diverse experiences and ideas lead to innovation that can benefit the people and forests of Wisconsin, we seek to inspire a more diverse workforce by offering opportunities for students to learn in and about the forests and forest products of Wisconsin. Underrepresented populations can mean, but are not limited to, people of diverse color, culture, gender, age, and economic status. – Questions? Please contact Sadie Brown at Sadie.Brown@wisconsin.gov
Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers (WSST)
LEAF, Wisconsin’s K-12 Forestry Education Program
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources