Teacher Science Award

Native Plant Society of New Mexico


Grant amount: US $500

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Applicant type: Teacher

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: New Mexico

Location of residency: New Mexico

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Overview:

The Native Plant Society of New Mexico is a non-profit organization that strives to educate the public about native plants by promoting knowledge of plant identification, ecology, and uses; fostering plant conservation and the preservation of natural habitats; supporting botanical research; and encouraging the appropriate use of native plants to conserve water, land, and wildlife.


This award recognizes grade 6-12 science teachers who incorporate teaching about plants, plant science, or native plants in effective and inspiring ways. A one-time award of $500 will be granted to the teacher. Additionally teachers will receive one free teacher copy and one free classroom copy of Jack Carter’s book,Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico as well as a copy of From Ponderosa to Prickly Pear, which is a curriculum developed by the Institute for Applied Ecology focusing specifically on Native Plants of New Mexico.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.