On-site registration will be available at the 2015 Louisiana Environmental Education Symposium to be held February 27-28, 2015 at the Baton Rouge Marriott. Find more information on the symposium page. See you at the conference!
2015 Grants Announcement
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries' Environmental Education Commission (LEEC) is now accepting proposals for their 2015-2016 Grants Program. The submission deadline for each of these grants is March 16, 2015. Applications will be accepted via electronic submission only.
Educator Grants - Based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact Louisiana students - Those eligible: Accredited K-12 Louisiana schools - Maximum award: $1,000 for 1 teacher or $2,000 for a team
Formal/Non-Formal Educator/Professional Development Grants - Based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact pre-service and/or in-service educators in Louisiana - Those eligible: Louisiana education, state, or environmental agencies, colleges, universities, or 501(C)(3) nonprofit organizations - Maximum award: $2,500
University Research Grants - Post-graduate research with a focus on environmental issues - Those eligible: Students attending Louisiana colleges or universities and who are working toward a Masters, Ph.D., or conducting Ph.D. research are eligible to apply on behalf of their school - Maximum award: $1,200
For more information on these grants or the 2015 Environmental Education State Symposium, visit our web-site at:http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec.
Or contact: Venise Ortego, Environmental Education Coordinator Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries firstname.lastname@example.org
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Also, see our Environmental Education State Symposium web page. Attendees can acquire up to 12 CLUs for participating in this conference.
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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.