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UH-Clear Lake institute receives conservation grantUH-Clear Lake institute receives conservation grant
The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Environmental Institute of Houston has received a $3000 Horned Lizard License Plate grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Texas Wildlife Diversity Program to increase wildlife viewing opportunities on the UH-Clear Lake campus. 
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EE Programs

Floating Wetlands Project
The floating wetland demonstrates a new water quality improvement technique for the Galveston Bay area and is the first public installation of floating wetland islands in Texas. 
School Habitats
Many schools in the Houston area are creating school habitats so that their students can have outdoor learning experiences. EIH provides many resources available to teachers who want to use the outdoors as a context for learning. 
Summer Nature Camps
Our nature camps are designed to get kids outside to learn about our environment. Activities include insect sweeping, making and looking for animal tracks, fishing, bird watching, geocaching and many more. 
Texas Envirothon
The Envirothon is the largest high school environmental competition, open to any high school student (grades 9 - 12). The Envirothon is an integrated educational experience that will enhance your students' knowledge and environmental literacy. 
Air-O Dynamic Curriculum
Overview of the Air-O Dynamic Curriculum. The Institute embraces the challenge to develop an air quality education initiative designed for Texas educators addressing the air education needs in Texas. 
Air Quality Education Initiative
EIH's Air Quality Education Initiative assists citizens and air quality planners by allowing an estimation of exposure to ozone levels, allowing for photochemical model performance verification, and raising public awareness of ozone levels and associated health risks. 
EIH/UHCL Regional Collaborative
As a member of the Texas Regional Collaborative for Math and Science, the EIH/UHCL Collaborative offers professional development for science teachers. 
PLT in the City
This program, developed by the American Forest Foundation, is designed to advance environmental education and environmental stewardship among urban youth. 
San Jacinto Marsh Restoration Project
The San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park preserve is the oldest and most visited state park in Texas and the site of the Marsh Restoration Project. The Institute uses this location as a centerpiece of their natural history training for teachers of K - 6 children. 

EE Program Sponsors

Discovering Nature Camp 
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Information about environmental education: CE courses, grants and awards, news, and programs. 

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