Roots & Shoots 25th Anniversary
$200 Mini-Grants
Project of the Month

Latest Projects and News

A step-by-step guide to submitting and completing a project report.

A new resource to help educators visualize a timeline for their Roots & Shoots service campaigns.

Stewart M., a member of the 2015 NYLC, reflects on the group’s accomplishments in 2015 and how he has grown through his participation.

by Anne Gilliland-Cheek
Educator and graduate student
Miami University and Denver Zoo Project Dragonfly 

Western Connecticut State University continues a legacy of environmental commmunity work.

In partnership with the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) in Costa Rica, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is offering one scholarship...

Broadway Producer Lindsay Meck revives her old play about Dr. Jane and brings it to the Roots & Shoots community.

Latest Buzz

We have some BIG NEWS. To celebrate the Roots & Shoots 25th Anniversary, we're planning to give away more than $50,000 in mini-grants in 2016. Learn more and see if your group is eligible at
Today's #RootsandShoots25 #ThrowbackThursday is a sweet Valentine's Day project. Back in 2006, elementary students in Pennsylvania sent more than 100 greeting cards to children in Mississippi who had been displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. #RootsandShoots
Roots & Shoots U.S. National Youth Leadership Council Member, Allie, is making big waves with her campaign, Purses4Primates.
Ever wonder why Dr. Jane Goodall named us #RootsandShoots? Hear her tell the story in this video. P.S. She gave us this name 25 years ago! Are you ready to celebrate #RootsandShoots25 next week!?
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots in 2016, we're featuring 25 current and former Roots & Shoots leaders whose stories inspire us. Ready to start your own Roots & Shoots story? Sign up at
Dr. Jane Goodall's Spring 2016 lecture tour has been announced! See if she'll be stopping in a town near you...
This is so exciting! Dr. Jane will be doing a live Q&A tomorrow morning!
Whoa, check out this #RootsandShoots25 #ThrowbackThursday of Dr. Jane Goodall hanging out at a #RootsandShoots College Summit in 1999.
K-12 students, use your artistic talent to raise awareness for threatened and endangered species and celebrate Endangered Species Day. The grand prize winner will be flown to Washington, DC for the awards ceremony (and will get some other great prizes too). Deadline: March 1 Endangered Species Coalition
Here's some afternoon inspiration (and a bunch of cute faces.) Watch how KYE-YAC Roots & Shoots teaches and mentors young students in Hot Springs, AR. Congratulations, January Project of the Month!