Environmental Education Commission

2014 Grants Announcement

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

Professional Development Opportunities Available

“Give a Whoop!” LAFAYETTE Workshop Registration is Open

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is pleased to offer our “Give a Whoop!” educator workshop Saturday November 15, 2014 at the Lafayette Public Library, South Regional Branch, 6101 Johnson St. Learn about the whooping crane reintroduction program and the crane’s amazing journey back from the brink of extinction! Geared toward teachers of middle and high school students and informal educators, these workshops will explain the complexities and challenges of the reintroduction program, demonstrate the new classroom lesson activities , and discover the wonder of these magnificent creatures.

This workshop is open to formal and informal Louisiana educators. Attendees will receive breakfast and lunch, a binder with related GLE-aligned lessons, continuing education credits, a replica whooping crane egg and a life-size whooping crane poster.

See the flyer and registration form for more details.

Also, see our Environmental Education State Symposium web page. Attendees can expect about 12 CLUs for participating in each session.

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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.