Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to make an extra-large Splash! this school year as you bring freshwater education to your students! Grants are awarded at up to $3,000 per school. Public and charter school educators of grades K-12 are eligible to apply. Applications are due August 31.

Here are just a few of the awesome things you can do with a Splash! grant to support freshwater education:

  • Visit a local environmental education center
  • Create a water conserving garden with your students
  • Bring a water education program to your school
  • Purchase materials to support projects or labs in and out of the classroom 
  • Conduct a school wide awareness campaign on water resource issues

Apply online at

For questions or more information, please contact Katherine Munson at or (352) 796-7211 ext. 4405.

Upcoming Project WET Workshop

Trout Lake Nature Center will be hosting a Project WET Workshop July 29, 2019. Registration is available online at Learn how to bring hands-on, STEM-friendly activities into your classroom, and register today! 

  • What: An exciting, interactive workshop all about water science! Open to formal and non-formal educators. Attendees will receive an official Project WET certification and a Project WET 2.0 Guide upon completion of the workshop. Activities are interdisciplinary and correlated to education standards. 
  • When: Monday, July 29, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 East CR 44, Eustis, FL
  • Cost: $25.00

For more information, please contact Eileen Tramontana at (352) 357-7536. 

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