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The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission’s (LEEC) mission is to create a comprehensive and balanced environmental education initiative that results in a literate citizenry who will make informed decisions to effectively solve existing problems, prevent new ones and maintain a sustainable environmental for future generations.

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LEEC Special eNews: Historic News for Louisiana Whooping Cranes

Please follow our Special eNewsletter link below to find out about an exciting and historical development in the Louisiana whooping crane reintroduction program.

LEEC Special eNews: 2014 Grants Announcement!

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

Reminder: 2014 Student Art and Language Arts Contest Deadline Approaching

Dear Educators,
Please remember that the deadline for the 2014 Environmental Education Student Art and Language Arts Contest is April 25, 2014. We are very excited to see all of your students' stories and artwork. Please use the form attached and send entries to the address below.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Environmental Education Section
P.O. Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70898-9000
Contact Thomas Gresham at 225-765-0124 or tgresham@wlf.la.gov with any questions regarding the entries.

LEEC Special eNews:QUANTIFYING DEBRIS EDUCATOR WORKSHOP DATE ANNOUNCED

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LEEC Weekly eNews

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LEEC Weekly eNews

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LEEC Weekly eNews

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LEEC Weekly eNews

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Louisiana Environmental Education Commission
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Reminder: LEEC Grant RFPs Due by March 17, 2014

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries' Environmental Education Commission (LEEC) is now accepting proposals for their 2014-2015 Grants Program.
The submission deadline for each of these grants is March 17, 2014.
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
     - 2014-2015 LEEC Educator Grant Guidelines
     - 2014-2015 LEEC Educator Grant Application​
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
     - 2014-2015 LEEC Professional Development Grant Guidelines​
     - 2014-2015 LEEC Professional Development Grant Application
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
     - 2014-2015 LEEC Research Grant Guidelines
     - 2014-2015 LEEC Research Grant Application
For more information on these grants, visit our website at: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec.
Or contact:
     Venise Ortego, Environmental Education Coordinator
     Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
     vortego@wlf.la.gov

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