Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar

B-WET Education Program

Pacific Northwest B-WET Logo The Pacific Northwest Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program is an environmental education program that supports locally relevant experiential learning in the K-12 environment.

Funded projects provide meaningful watershed educational experiences for students, related professional development for teachers, and help to support regional education and environmental priorities in the Pacific Northwest. The primary delivery is through competitive grants.

2016 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY NOW CLOSED

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Contact: Jacqueline Laverdure, NOAA's Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, (360) 457-6622 ext. 21
Jacqueline.Laverdure@noaa.gov 



NOAA B-WET Webinar Presentation - November 13, 2015
Presented by National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Relations Manager Audrey Milner

This entry-level grant writing webinar focused on how to prepare a competitive B-WET proposal. Techniques covered in this webinar may also increase your organization's capacity to identify and prepare competitive grant proposals to other funding sources.



New 2015 Pacific Northwest B-WET recipients:

2015 PACIFIC NORTHWEST B-WET RECIPIENTS

AWARD NAME/DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

AMOUNT

Oregon Department of State Lands - South Slough Reserve
The Oregon Coast Education Program – Strengthening Connections
This project uses existing and new coastal education partnerships to provide multi-day and community-based professional development workshops in Oregon. OCEP is using previously created coastal education modules to train and support teachers in the practice of meaningful watershed and coastal education activities with their students.

Charleston, OR

$60,000

Oregon State University
StreamWebs Student Stewardship Network
This program provides support to students, teachers, and project partners with hands-on field and classroom trainings; access to field sampling equipment; curriculum materials and open-source, web-based tools for watershed data analysis.

Corvallis, OR

$60,000

Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group
Watershed Connections – Hands-on Salmon, Climate and Ocean Science
This project supports Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) in eight school districts in eastern Washington. Each MWEE is tailored to meet the needs of the individual school and to demonstrate to teachers the value and feasibility of MWEEs.

White Salmon, WA

$58,795

Seattle Aquarium Society
Citizen Science: High School Students Monitoring Nearshore Environments
This program provides underserved high school students and teachers with authentic research experiences in the Puget Sound marine environment while collecting scientifically significant data to share with local governments and agencies.

Seattle, WA

$30,000

Port Townsend Marine Science Society
The OASSIS Project (Ocean Acidification Study through Systems and Inquiry Science)
This program offers a unique opportunity for Jefferson County, WA, high school students to explore and study Ocean Acidification. The program culminates with a student summit to share learning with their peers and the community.

Port Townsend, WA

$38,342

Feiro Marine Life Center
NOW (North Olympic Watershed) Science Program
This program provides meaningful watershed educational experiences for elementary and middle school students in four school districts on Washington’s North Olympic Peninsula in hands-on, inquiry and place-based field investigations.

Port Angeles, WA

$54,375

Suquamish Tribe
Indigenous Student Exchange Project - Pacific Rim Ocean Acidification
This project brings together indigenous communities across the Pacific to share common ideas, values, and traditional ways of knowing. Students at each location are researching in parallel about environmental change in their local ecosystems and communicating with their pen pals about how these issues may impact their respective communities.

Poulsbo, WA

$58,726

Pacific Education Institute
Coastal Ecosystem Education Leadership Development & Expansion
This project is designed to create a teacher leadership cohort to support fellow teachers in their collaborative groups. PEI and partners are working to strengthen teacher understanding and skills in field science and engineering practices through a leadership workshop, collaborative group coaching, webinars and a summer institute for teachers and administrators.

Olympia, WA

$60,000

The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
Students for Salmon (SFS) Program
This project is a hands-on watershed education program that provides elementary school students and teachers with locally relevant, inquiry based watershed science, and stewardship integrating classroom instructional requirements with meaningful outdoor experiential learning. Students spend time studying salmon habitat, water quality, native plants, macroinvertebrates and restoring local streams.

Bellingham, WA

$30,000



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