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2018 Water Leadership Institute Applicants Eligible for Scholarship

November 29, 2017

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Apply now to participate in the 2018 Water Leadership Institute. This Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) program helps emerging water sector leaders develop new skills and knowledge through a curriculum delivered by expert instructors from various public and private organizations. Participants can engage in management training and leadership development through online and in-person meetings […]

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Experience in WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Prepares Highlights Editor for the Future

November 30, 2015

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Jennifer Fulcher, 2015 graduate of WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Jennifer Fulcher is editor of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member newsletter, WEF Highlights. She has been coach and coaches’ chair for the 2014 and 2015 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competitions and co-chair of WEF Eco. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Environmental […]

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NOAA Grants Give Students, Teachers Hands-On Learning Outdoors

January 2, 2013

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Students in Louisiana grow seedlings in schoolyard nurseries that will later be planted to restore coastal areas. This student opportunity was made possible by a NOAA B-WET grant to Louisiana State University. Photo courtesy of NOAA Gulf of Mexico B-WET.

Students around the United States are learning more about the water environment using scientific methods thanks to grants from the Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). All B-WET projects emphasize “meaningful watershed educational experiences” through sustained, hands-on activities that are aligned with academic learning standards and […]

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