Located in the Lyman F. Anderson Agriculture and Conservation Center 5201 Fen Oak Drive Room 234 Madison, WI 53718-8827 Map to Fen Oak 608-224-3730 firstname.lastname@example.org
Created by Lowe’s, International Paper and National Geographic Explorer. Grants of up to $2,000 and occasionally $20,000 may be used to create new outdoor classrooms and/or enhance existing outdoor learning environments. Grant applications will be reviewed three times a year.
The Volvo Adventure Award rewards young people creating their own environmental projects. There are two competitions: 1) The Adventure Award for youth, ages 13-16, working in groups of two to five. Winners are invited to the final competition in Göteborg, Sweden. 2) The Great Big Bob the Bunny Cartoon contest for youth under the age of 13. Winning cartoons will be included in a book, and the winners will be invited to a 2008 UNEP Children's conference in Stavanger, Norway.
Do you know a student in grade K-12 that has completed an environmental project? Tell them to fill out a President's Environmental Youth Award application. Deadline is October 31. Everyone who applies receives a certificate signed by the President! More information at:
Teachers interested in educational opportunities, grants or programs about trees, forests and school forests, go to: http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/leaf/LEAFlet/sfMay07.htm
The Yahara Waterways Water Trail Guide is a great resource for exploring our area waters.