Environmental Education Commission

2014 Grants Announcement

We are pleased to announce the finalists for our 2014 Grants Program!
Please see the list of finalists here.

Professional Development Opportunities Available

Quantifying Debris - A Marine Debris Workshop

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission is very pleased to announce the next session of its cross-curriculum Quantifying Debris workshop, to be held June 25-27, 2014 at Rockefeller Refuge in Cameron Parish. Participants will discover the local flora and fauna with area biologists, conduct beach profiling, receive GPS training and up to 16 professional development hours, and return home with a multitude of lessons and activities for their classrooms.

The event is open to teachers from EPA Region 6, encompassing Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

For more information, view the event flyer at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/document/37566-quantifying-debris-workshop-flyer/qdflyer2014.pdf.

Apply online at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/quantifying-debris-workshop-application.

Bear With Us - Louisiana Black Bear Workshop

We are pleased to announce a summer session of our "Bear With Us" Louisiana black bear workshop, to be held June 17-18, 2014 at Palmetto Island State Park in Abbeville, La.

Geared toward middle and high school teachers and informal educators, this workshop covers topics ranging from bears of the world to research happening right here in our state.

Contact Carrie Salyers, csalyers@wlf.la.gov, to register or see our Professional Development Opportunities page for more information.

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Louisiana Environmental Education Commission's Mission Statement

To create a comprehensive and balanced environmental education initiative that will result in environmentally literate citizens who will effectively and constructively solve existing environmental problems, prevent new ones, and maintain a sustainable environment for future generations.