America's Rain Forests

A Distance Learning Adventure

Prince William Network, National Forest Foundation and USDA Forest Service

Rain forests provide a haven for the largest diversity of plants and animals on Earth. Join US Forest Service experts, scientists, researchers, and students and explore the tropical rain forest in the Caribbean National Forest in Puerto Rico and the temperate rain forest in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

Watch the "America's Rain Forests: An Electronic Field Trip" webcast.

Webcast of America’s Rain Forests: An Introduction

A webcast of America’s Rain Forests: An Introduction is available at http://rainforests.pwnet.org/program/taped_program.php.

Web Site

Explore this WEB SITE for lesson plans and resources for your classroom. Your class will enjoy the CONVERSATION between the boreal toad in Alaska and the coqui frog in Puerto Rico.


Prince William Network • USDA Forest Service • Caribbean, Tongass,
Chugach, and Olympic National Forests • Pacific Northwest Research Station
International Institute of Tropical Forestry • National Forest Foundation
Alaska Department of Fish and Game • Alaska Department of Natural Resources
The Nature Conservancy • Alaska Natural History Association
Southeast Island School District