Educator Resources

Books are great resources for educators to spark curiosity or keep the momentum going

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Supporting Educators

Openlands is deeply committed to supporting educators who teach garden and nature-based topics, recognizing the vital role they play in fostering environmental awareness and stewardship. Openlands has curated a selection of books organized by topics. These books serve as an inspiration to enhance the teaching and joy of environmental subjects.

Books about worms

Worms can be a magical entry into the world of small creatures. 

Books about birds

Birds are everywhere and provide a tangible connection to nature.

Books about indigenous knowledge

Indigenous traditions and culture is all around us and has been since time immemorial. All books listed are written by Indigenous authors.

Meet Our Expert Staff

Openlands School Garden Coordinator Lupe Escarcega
School Garden Coordinator
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Director of Education
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