The NRD also offers these educational opportunities:
||Outdoor Classroom Grants - These grants help enhance the look of your schoolyard and increase opportunities for environmental education in many different curriculums. We also train teachers to use them. Matching grants up to $2,000/year.
Resource Lending Library - We have lots of environmental education materials educators may borrow. The list includes DVDs, books, activity books and sheets, curriculum guides and much more.
High School Environmental Mini-Grants - Aimed at high school classrooms, this grant is designed to provide teachers the supplies and equipment they need to inspire students about exploring, preserving and protecting our environment.
Educator Conference Scholarship - Professional development is critical for educators to learn about the latest concepts and resources. This scholarship provides District formal and non-formal educators with up to 50% of registration and program costs (excluding transportation).
Student Conference Scholarships - This grant, like the Educator Conference Scholarship, provides students with up to 50% of registration and program costs (excluding transportation).
We may also be able to help students attend various environmentally-themed summer camps. Ask us! Contact the NRD.