LyondellBasell Donates $10,000 to Support Environmental Education

March 9, 2015

LyondellBasell, one of the world's premier plastics, chemicals and refining companies, has contributed $10,000 to the University of Houston-Clear Lake's Environmental Institute of Houston for its environmental education programs. The donation will help fund three key programs for students in grades K-12.

Benefiting programs include the following:

School Habitats — EIH provides three- or six-hour in-service workshops using the WaterSmart Demonstration School Habitat Lab as a model for teachers interested in building or utilizing their own school habitat.

Summer Camps — Nature camps are designed to get first through ninth graders outside to learn about the environment. EIH provides many opportunities for outdoor exploration, wildlife observation, and fun.

Texas Envirothon — Offered in cooperation with the North American Envirothon, Texas Envirothon is part of North America's largest high school environmental education competition. The three-day competition takes place in the spring. For more information, visit www.TexasEnvirothon.org.

"LyondellBasell has been an outstanding long-term partner with the education program at EIH," said Wendy Reistle, Environmental Education Program Coordinator for EIH. "We are very grateful for their continued support," said Reistle.

Contact
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    Phone: 281-283-3950
    Email: eih@uhcl.edu

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    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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