This federal funding opportunity meets NOAA's mission of science, service and stewardship in support of a future where societies and their ecosystems are healthy and resilient in the face of sudden or prolonged change.
The purpose for this financial assistance will support NOAA's goal
by developing a well-informed citizenry involved in decision-making that positively impacts our coastal, marine and watershed ecosystems in the State of Hawaii.
This opportunity is a competitive grant that provides funding to assist in the development of new programs, encourage innovative partnerships among environmental education programs and support geographically targeted programs to advance environmental literacy efforts that complement national and state school requirements.
The B-WET Hawaii Program is an environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment on priority topics, such understanding climate, ocean and earth sciences and community resilience to hazards.
Funded projects provide a meaningful watershed educational experience (MWEE) for students, professional development for teachers, service learning opportunities for students, and support to regional education and environmental priorities.