Tuesday, August 21, 2012



The Water Discovery Field Trip Program is gearing up for the next school year!  The program is offerred to students in grades k-12 and focuses on the watershed and environment.  The field trips take place at the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park located in Chino, California.

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency and the Santa Ana Watershed Association offer a Bussing Mini-Grant up to $500 for bussing to and from the Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park to participate in the Water Discovery Program.

Visit http://www.ieua.org/education/park/park.html for information and guidelines or contact Andrea Carruthers at 909.993.1935 or by email at acarruthers@ieua.org

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Attention all Educators!  The Water Education Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC) will be hosting a Project WET Workshop (Water Education for Teachers) on Wednesday, October 17th from 8am to 3pm. 
At the Project WET Workshop, you'll learn about exciting, grade-level, hands-on water activities, and receive FREE water education materials for your class. Lunch will be provided.
Substitute teacher costs for the day will be reimbursed to most schools. If substitute reimbursement is necessary for you to attend this workshop, please verify by calling and discussing this with WEWAC members.
Enrollment is limited. PLEASE REGISTER by October 3, 2012. Upon receipt of your registration, availability will be confirmed and a confirmation notice will be sent to you along with a map to the workshop location in Rancho Cucamonga.
If you have any questions please call Cindy DeChaine at (909) 621-5568.
Visit www.usewaterwisely.com for more information and for registration form.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Grant Opportunity for Educators!
The Water Education Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC) is offering a grant opportunity for educators.  The grant is geared toward those who are conducting an educational water-related activity.  The grant funding offers a maximum of $750 per awarded applicant.  Visit www.usewaterwisely.com to receive a grant application.  Grant submittal deadline is November 8, 2012.