Ohio EPA education grants

        Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education mini grants for projects in multiple counties focused on environmental education. Five mini grants are being awarded statewide for a total of $23,364.
        Among the recipients locally is the Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District, in Lucas County, is receiving $4,200 to provide two educational tools: the Wetlands and the Hazardous Waste Enviroscape models. The tools will help provide visual awareness to the important functions of wetlands, seriousness of contamination by hazardous chemicals, and solutions that can be employed to help address the problems presented by wetland loss or soil contamination.                     
        The Ohio Environmental Education Fund provides grants each year for environmental education projects serving kindergarten through university students, the public, and the regulated community. Mini grants are available for projects costing between $500 and $5,000.
        Eligible grant recipients include environmental groups, public and private schools, colleges and universities, trade or professional organizations, businesses and state and local governments. Letters of intent for the next grant round are due to Ohio EPA no later than July 10, 2023, and applications are due no later than July 17. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the Ohio Environmental Education Fund online or at (614) 644-2873 to discuss project ideas.


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