El Dorado County educators, administrators, and parents are encouraged to learn more about the Innovations in Environmental Education (IEE) Fund and attend a “meet and greet” 4-6 p.m. on Sept. 19 in downtown Placerville (RSVP for specific location).
Community partners from federal and state agencies and local non-profits will be present to share grant ideas and possible partnerships. Appetizers and drinks will be provided.
Contact Molly Hucklebridge at the American River Conservancy for location details and to RSVP by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 530-621-1224. Sign up by Monday, Sept. 17.
The IEE fund financially supports local educators for innovative environmental education projects. The next grant deadline is Oct. 5. IEE favors grants that collaborate with community partners. Review and download an application online at arconservancy.org/innovations.
The American River Conservancy (ARC) is hosting a series of workshops and networking events in 2012 and 2013. The goal is to build capacity for environmental education in the El Dorado County educational committee. ARC is a non-profit that uses the best available science, volunteers, and partnerships to preserve rivers, land and the life they support.