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 PLT GreenWorks! Grant PLT GreenWorks! Grant
Deadline: September 30 -- Do you have an idea for a school or community garden, a forest improvement project, a streamside restoration plan, a recycling program, or an energy conservation project? Need funds to implement it? Apply for a PLT GreenWorks! grant today! 
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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
Discovering Nature Camp and the Hunger Games Camp are designed to get kids outside and learning about our environment. Activities include insect sweeping, making and looking for animal tracks, fishing, bird watching, geocaching and many more. 
Texas EnvirothonTexas 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 CollaborativeEIH/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. 

Discovering Nature Camp 

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Information about environmental education: CE courses, grants and awards, news, and programs. 
For Students
Archive > EE Projects
EE program's past accomplishments are listed here with a brief summary. 
 Professional Development Professional Development
Project Pelican
Help report banded brown pelican sightings along the Texas Gulf Coast. 
Proyecto Pelícano
Ayudanos reportar bandas avistamientos pelícano marrón en Galveston, Matagorda y Corpus Christi/Aransas bahías y zonas aledañas. 
EIH's Research Trailer Gets a New Look
Have you seen the new UHCL student-designed wrap our research trailer is sporting? 
Texas Team Wins Envirothon Competition
A five-member team from the Conroe Independent School District from The Woodlands, Texas, are the winners of the 2014 Kansas Heartland Envirothon, an environmental and natural resource competition for high school students. 
 Two Decades of Success: The Clean Rivers Program Two Decades of Success: The Clean Rivers Program
The Houston-Galveston region’s Clean Rivers Program works with local partners, including the Environmental Institute of Houston, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to ensure our water bodies continue to be a viable resource for our region. 
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