Project Title: Environmental Education
|NE - 00T25501-0 |
|EPA R9||R09 - Region 9|
|Office of Public Affairs||OPA|
|Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation|
|Not for Profit|
Project Title & Description
The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation�s project will recruit 15 volunteer educators, who will each complete a 10-week, 60 hours course in ecology, ecosystems, characteristic species and ecosystem services provided by the Laguna de Santa Rosa wetland complex. After the training, these docents are deployed by the Foundation as teachers of the Learning Laguna classroom/fieldtrip environmental education program serving 900 local elementary students each year and/or guides for 200-300 members of the general public annually on tours of the Laguna to raise their environmental literacy, increase environmental stewardship and encourage household behaviors which reduce pollution. This Assistance Agreement provides full federal funding in the amount of $19,020.