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Project Title: Desert Teachers and Learners Project

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Grant ID Number:NE - 96637601-0
EPA Region:EPA R6AAShip:R06 - Region 6
Division/Office:Office of External Affairs (6XA)Lab/Office:
CFDA:66.951Media:Environmental Education
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:NMCong District:01
Competition Status:
Award Date:09/05/2006Cum Award:$10,000
Project Start:09/01/2006Project End:08/30/2008
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Desert Teachers and Learners Project
Goal of the Desert Teachers and Learners Project is to enhance K-12 teachers' and the public's knowledge about complex environmental systems and issues in southern New Mexico and west Texas. The project is a 3-part project consisting of (1) two, one-day teacher workshops on water conservation and desertification, erosion, and air pollution (2) follow-up support for teachers through the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park's successful Shcoolyard Desert Discovery Project of 30 hands-on, inquiry based activities for K-12 students, and (3) 2 Saturday morning public education events coordinated by teacher workshop participants and scientists.

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Project Officer Bonita King 214-665-2215
Grant Specialist Sharon Beets 214-665-2207

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