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2017-12-05 / News

CWC Watershed Education Grant Applications Available

The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) is accepting Watershed Education Grant proposals from schools and non-profit organizations serving students and teachers in the New York City West-of-Hudson (WOH) Watershed and within the five boroughs of New York City.

Applications are also available for projects intended for WOH adult audiences.

All proposals are due Feb. 1, 2018.

The application form and guidelines are available at cwconline.org (click on Programs/ Education Grants). A short video about the Education Grant program is also viewable on the Resources page of the CWC website.

Potential applicants are also encouraged to visit watersheducators.org to find ideas for projects, field trips, teacher training opportunities and links to watershed and environmental programs.

Questions may be directed to 845-586-1400, ext. 306; galusha@cwconline.org.

This grant program is offered in partnership with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection.

Projects must focus on fresh water, the WOH Watershed and/ or the New York City water supply system. They may use science or art, classroom exploration or outdoor experience, history research, hydrology experiments or any other teaching method that results in a greater appreciation for the critical role of water in our lives.

Applicants may also choose from among several special options, including trips to environmental education centers, Arm of the Sea Theater performances, Trout in the Classroom and classroom models for teaching about water quality.

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