Grant Opportunities

2017 Grants Program Finalists

 

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission is pleased to announce the 2017 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!

2017 LEEC Grants Program FINALISTS

Last Name

First Name

School/ Organization

Project Title

Number Impacted

 Funding Potential 

Educator Grants

Lemoine

Joanna

St. Aloysius School

3D Animal Adaptations

120

 $1,999.00 

Perilloux

Cynthia

Albany Middle School

Environmental Education through Art

35

 $993.00 

Green School Grants

Guillory

Alexis

Plaisance Elementary School

The Indian’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative

225

 $3,509.00 

Sullivan

Jeanell

Lusher Charter School

Operation Plastic Reduction

110

 $ 4,958.00 

Turner

Steven

Covington High School

High School Nature Trail

1500

 $5,000.00 

Professional Development Grants

Kleiner

Heather

Sci-Port Discovery Center

Watershed to the Red

12

 $2,312.00 

Krouse

Stephanie

Academic Distinction Fund

First Time Foresters

20

 $2,500.00 

LeBlanc

Tricia

Audubon Nature Institute

Discovering the Wonders of Nature

20

 $2,150.00 

May-Brett

Jean

Louisiana Science Teachers Association

The New LSSS for the Informal Science Educator 

25

$2000.00

University Research Grants

Barrett

Shelby

Southeastern Louisiana University

Growth Responses of Three Wetland Plant Species to Various Levels of Flooding and Nutrients

1

 $   1,200.00 

Blanchard

Matthew

Louisiana State University 

Long-term population dynamics of an old-growth longleaf pine population

1

 $     800.00 

Faldyn

Matthew

Louisiana State University

Impacts of climate change - The roles of abiotic and biotic interactions on community-dynamics in the monarch butterfly system

1

 $   1,200.00 

Formel

Stephen

Tulane University

Differential Gene Expression in Roots of Spartina alterniflora under Oil Pollution Stress

1

 $   1,200.00 

Geary

Brock

Tulane University

Social and environmental information use by foraging brown pelicans

1

 $   1,109.00 

Harms

Nathan

Louisiana State University

Biological control at a range margin: interactions between multiple agents and host genotypes

1

 $    1,191.00 

Harman

Rachel

Louisiana State University

Individual and Density Dependent Movement of an Insect within a Patch, Matrix, and at the Border

1

$     1,200.00

Hebert

John

Tulane University

Migration Stopover Ecology of the Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

1

$    1,200.00

Jones

Hollis

Louisiana State University

Biomarker of resilience in Crassostrea virginica

1

$       958.00

Kent

Cody

Tulane University

Population Genetics of a Migratory Bird Population

1

$     1,128.00

Preston

Devin

University of New Orleans

Temporal heterogeneity as a driver of microevolution of plasticity in thermotolerance in the differential grasshopper

1

$   1,200.00

Radunzel-Davis

Lorissa

Louisiana State University

Impact of Soil Microbes on Cogongrass Growth in Native and Non-Native Soil

1

$  1,200.00

Reiman

Jeremy

Louisiana State University

Determination of carbon sources in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River System

1

$  1,200.00

Steele

Christen

Tulane University

Interacting effects of disease and non-native milkweed species on the behavior and survival of monarch butterflies

1

$   1,080.00

Umlang

Lance

Louisiana State University

Effects of hurricanes, in the context of ongoing sea level rise, on plant communities in coastal transitions

1

$       807.00

Wang

Bo

Louisiana State University

Assessment of sand storage of large channel bars in the Lower Mississippi River

1

$  1,200.00

Weidow

Elliot

University of New Orleans

Diversity in an invasive plant: a historic and contemporary perspective

1

$   1,200.00

 

 

 

 

2084

 $ 44,494.00