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Earth day mini-grants


For teachers, educators, and students — Deadline March 22, 6 pm

Do you have an idea for an Eath Day or Earth Month activity? The watershed district is offering mini grants to help cover the cost of the materials and support your ideas. Grant awards range from $50 to $250 and are available to teachers, informal educators, and students (advising teacher required) who live or work within the watershed district. Deadline in March 15.


  • Projects must take place within the watershed district
  • Projects must have a water resources component


  • Amount: $50 - $250
  • Grants are awarded as a rebate for purchases made
  • A project report and receipts must be provided for refund to be issued



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Project examples

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Bus fee to a nature center

J's fourth graders took a trip to a local nature center to learn about the aquatic habitats there. The mini-grant paid for the busses.

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Snowshoes to explore a frozen lake

N's kindergarteners got outfitted with snowshoes so they could explore frozen Duck Lake.


Binoculars for wildlife watching

J's class used their new binoculars to get up close with critters in the creek near their school.