Grant for Teaching Conservation to 3rd-5th Graders

The Nongame Conservation Section of Georgia DNR's Wildlife Resources Division is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. Project proposals must include Georgia's nongame wildlife (animals not fished for or hunted and rare plants not harvested) as the context for learning curriculum standards. One teacher will be selected based on project design and how well the grant proposal questions are answered. 

Download the grant guidelines and application (Word document or pdf). Deadline to apply is Sept. 15, 2014. Read the news release. 

Presenting grant check at Whit Davis Elementary

Funding is made available by The Environmental Resources Network. TERN is the friends group of the Nongame Conservation Section. Grant details are also available at


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