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Watershed Webs, a 4-day workshop for teachers of students in grades 5-12, focuses on the dynamics of watersheds, water quality, trash, and our new WET tracker app. Teachers in the coastal parishes/counties of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas are eligible to participate. See a list of qualifying parishes and counties.

Date: June 5-8, 2017

Location: The workshop will be held at LDWF's Grand Isle Fisheries Research Lab (195 Ludwig Annex, Grand Isle, LA 70358). It is on the north shore of Grand Isle, about 50 miles south of New Orleans. Participants will be housed at the lab.

Please contact Venise Ortego at for any questions or additional information.

We would like to thank the workshop sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which funded this event through the NOAA B-WET grant program.  We would also like to extend special thanks to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation and Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center for their assistance in making this workshop possible.