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LWF Commission Sets 2015-2016 Louisiana Oyster Seasons

Release Date: 09/04/2015

 

News Release

 

For Immediate Release
September 3, 2015

 

Contact: Rene LeBreton

Public Information
LDWF

(504) 286-8745

rlebreton@wlf.la.gov

 

 

 

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LEEC eNews: Agenda Set for August Meeting

Environmental Education Commission
Meeting Agenda
August 11, 2015
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
Louisiana Room, Baton Rouge Office
1 PM

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll Call/Sign-in
  3. Introduction of new member Adell Brown, Jr. representing Southern University
  4. Minutes from last meeting
  5. Financial Report
  6. Coordinator’s Report
  7. Old Business
    1. State Environmental Literacy Plan update
    2. Watershed Webs grant update
    3. Environmental Awareness Art & Language Arts Contest
    4. Discovering Biodiversity Workshop
    5. Green Ribbon Schools program
    6. 2016 Symposium Committee break-out session
  8. New Business
    1. 2016 Art & Language Arts Contest & Biodiversity Workshop grant
    2. Nominating Committee appointments
  9. Announcements
  10. Upcoming Meeting Dates: November 17, 2015 (new date), February 19, 2016 (at Symposium), May 10, 2016, August 9, 2016
  11. Adjournment

LEEC eNews: LEEC Accepting Proposals for 2016 Environmental Education State Symposium Short Courses

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission is accepting proposals for day-long short courses to be held in conjunction with the 19th Annual Environmental Education State Symposium. This year’s conference will be held at the Baton Rouge Marriott, February 19-20, 2016.

All short courses will take place on Friday, February 19, 2016 in the Baton Rouge area. The theme for this conference will be “Exploring the Natural World.” It is not necessary for presenters to adhere to the theme, but short courses that complement the theme are encouraged.

The preferred method for submitting proposals is by web form at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/2016-environmental-education-symposium-short-course-presenter-form .

If you are unable to submit the form by web, you can download a Microsoft Word version here and send the completed Word form to vortego@wlf.la.gov, or print and mail to:
Venise Ortego
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
5652 Hwy 182.
Opelousas, LA 70570

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission has a mission 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.

Louisiana Green Schools Coordinator Job Opening: Lafayette Parish

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF)/Louisiana Environmental Education Commission  has recently undergone a Memorandum of Understanding with the Louisiana Department of Education regarding support and implementation of the Green Ribbon Schools initiative in Louisiana. As a result, LDWF/LEEC has agreed to implement a Green Schools grants program for Louisiana schools and is in the process of hiring for a part-time position to oversee, monitor, and otherwise support this initiative and the associated awards program.

If you are interested in applying for this part-time (approximately 22 hours per week) position, please follow this link to begin the Louisiana Department of Civil Service application process. The application window closes Saturday, August 1, 2015.

Examples of Work:

  • Develops, implements, and supports the Louisiana Green Ribbon Schools program and associated state awards recognition.
  • Implements a green schools grants program for Louisiana’s K-12 schools and universities, orchestrating the processes of reviewing, awarding, monitoring, and reporting progress.
  • Provides education and support to Louisiana teachers, schools, districts, and universities regarding green schools initiatives.  
  • Solicits for funding via grants and donations to support the green schools grants program.
  • Performs responsible duties related to the proper operation, administration, coordination, and management of records, grants, and contracts.
  • Interacts with top level state agency staff, legislators, federal agency personnel, non-profit organization representatives, the governor’s office, and the private sector to promote and develop cooperative Green Ribbon School initiatives.

 

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LEEC eNews Bulletin: Save the Date - February 19-20, 2016

LEEC eNews Bulletin: Save the Date - February 19-20, 2016

Please find a link to the pdf version of our Save the Date flyer below.

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