We Are The Forest is a Nature + STEM Academy conducted in K-12 Schools. Our curriculum trains students to connect with the power of place & Nature.
Graduates are certified in Nature-Based Systems Thinking:
A problem-solving lens that sees environmental problems as opportunities for ecological design and positive social impact.
All the products, benefits, and services that Nature provides for free. Ecosystem Services are a way to measure and account for the true value of Nature.
Using the patterns and designs found in Nature to solve human problems and create new innovations. Biomimicry is a design approach that sees Nature as the ultimate engineer.
Urban infrastructure that mimics the resilience of natural ecosystems and their functions.
With living buildings and architecture,
we can re-integrate our cities with Nature.
A graduate of the We Are The Forest Academy will have hands-on jobs training, career exposure and experience in:
Bio-engineering, forest ecology, closed-loop systems thinking, permaculture, agroforestry, agro-ecology, civil engineering, soil ecology, landscape architecture, urban planning, biomimicry, resilient community development, eco-justice, renewable energy systems, net positive systems, living buildings, stormwater management, green infrastructure design & installation, project management, accounting for ecosystem services & natural capital, regenerative systems design and circular economics.
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