2019 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
Department of Commerce
Description: 

Deadline Passed 04/05/2019. Deadline Unknown for 2020. California B-WET funds locally relevant, authentic experiential learning for K-12 audiences through Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs). MWEEs involve learning both outdoors and in the classroom as students engage in issue definition, outdoor field experiences, synthesis and conclusions, and action projects. The goal is to increase understanding and stewardship of the ocean, its local watersheds, and special areas like national marine sanctuaries. Projects advance the Next Generation Science Standards, the California Environmental Literacy Standards, and the Ocean and Climate Literacy Essential Principles.

Category: 
Environmental Education, stewardship, watersheds, oceans
Funding Amount: 
$30,000-$100,000
Matching Funds: 
No
Eligibility: 
Indian tribal governments included in eligibility