LEEC eNews Bulletin: 2019 LEEC Grants Program Finalists Announced

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission is pleased to announce the 2019 LEEC Grants Program finalists. We are looking forward to seeing the positive effects these worthy projects have in their schools and communities.
 
Thanks to all of our applicants and congratulations, finalists!
 
For questions, contact Thomas Gresham at tgresham@wlf.la.gov.
 

2019 LEEC Grants Program FINALISTS

First Name

Last Name

School / Organization

Project Title

Number Impacted

 Funding Potential

EDUCATOR GRANT

Dan

Duhon

St. Thomas More Catholic High School

Climate Studies through Weather Monitoring

150

 $1,930.00

GREEN SCHOOLS GRANTS

Daimont

Staples

George Washington Carver High School

Xcycling

821

 $4,400.00

Jeanell

Sullivan

Lusher Charter School

Storm Water Reduction

90

 $5,000.00

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

Heather

Kleiner

Community Foundation of North Louisiana

Watershed to the Red Environmental Education Professional Development Workshop

12

 $2,499.00

Alma

Robichaux

Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation

Talking Trash to Teachers: Standard aligned, Inquiry Based Lesson Plans on Marine Debris

20

 $2,250.00

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH GRANTS

Kiah

Williams

Tulane University

The effects of parental investment & territory establishment on chick survival in Wilson's plovers

1

 $1,200.00

Michael

Cyrana

Tulane University

The effect of hypoxia duration & severity on overall & reproductive health of GOMEX groundfish

1

 $1,200.00

Herie

Lee

Louisiana State University

Restorationof Phragmites dieback in the lower Mississippi River Delta & the multifactorail causes

1

 $1,200.00

Rachel

Harman

Louisiana State University

Eco-evolutionary dispersal-competition-fecundity tradeoffs at the core & the edge of a shifting range

1

 $1,200.00

Carrie

Barker

Louisiana State University

Assembly of low-diversity plant communities within hyperdiverse longleaf pine savannas

1

 $1,200.00

William

Wilber

Tulane University

Adaptive Plasticity in Spartina alterniflora Reproductive Traits

1

 $1,186.00

Joanna

Griffiths

Louisiana State University

The capacity to adapt to changing salinity conditions in the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica

1

 $1,073.00

John

Herbert

Tulane University

Shorebird Migration on the Gulf of Mexico, Linking Wetlands Across America

1

 $1,200.00

Christen

Steele

Tulane University

Investigating the Effect of Temperature on Disease Dynamics within a Winter-breeding Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Popul

1

 $1,068.00