Refuge Living Labs

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Funding Opportunity ID: 295393
Opportunity Number: F17AS00309
Opportunity Title: Refuge Living Labs
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.676
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-FWS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Fish and Wildlife Service
Posted Date: Jul 11, 2017
Close Date: Jul 16, 2017 This is a sole source coop agreement please don’t apply.
Last Updated Date: Jul 11, 2017
Award Ceiling: $95,724
Award Floor: $95,724
Estimated Total Program Funding: $95,724
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Funds under this award are to be used to conduct Refuge Living Lab programs to use the Refuge and trails as an outdoor classroom and to emphasize hands-on activities by students in the field. The LCDC will provide the Refuge Living Lab programs to 76 3rd – 6th grade classes from communities surrounding San Diego Bay NWR and will engage over 2,000 students and over 380 teachers and parent chaperones. The Refuge Living Labs are designed to teach the elementary school children about the wildlife and habitats found on the Sweetwater Marsh, breadth and importance of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and positive actions that they can take to protect the environment. The curriculum meets Next Generation Science Standards and as part of the program, teachers will attend a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) training and orientation session to prepare them for the field trip to the Refuge.
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