DEP accepting 2014 Environmental Education Grant applications

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is now accepting applications from schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses for Environmental Education Grants of up to $3,000, according to Senator Elder Vogel.

The deadline to apply is Jan. 6, 2014.

Eligible projects include, but are not limited to: teacher professional development; curriculum integration; outdoor learning resources, such as trails, shelters, streamside plantings and educational programming; transportation to field study sites; water chemistry testing equipment; and educational events.

More information and applications are available online at  keyword EE Grants or calling DEP’s Environmental Education and Information Center at (717) 772-1828 or email

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