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From: Sebastian, Stefonie <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:39 PM
Subject: [Usaged-l] $2,000 Grants from National FFA!
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 Happy Earth Day! What is your FFA chapter doing to help the environment?
Lone Jack FFA (MO) members are working with the City Park Board to develop
a park that promotes habitats for local wildlife.

Living to Serve: Environmental Grants are now available for the 2014-2015
school year through National FFA! Chapters may apply for up to *$2,000* to
support year-long service-learning projects that address local
environmental needs. Applications are due *May 30, 2014*.

Project topics include, but are not limited to:

·         Wildlife conservation

·         Land preservation

·         Environmental education and stewardship

·         Recycling and composting

The application and additional information can be found on the grant
website at

*Some additional project examples from the 2013-2014 LTS: Environmental

Flippin FFA (AR) is operating a school-wide recycling program to recycle
the schools paper, plastic, and aluminum waste.  The chapter educated
students and teachers at the school on the importance and value of
recycling to their community.

Mayport Coastal FFA (FL) created “The Sherman Creek FFA Tributaries and
Watershed Service Learning Project” to help monitor the water quality of
Sherman Creek and its tributaries’.  FFA members are providing weekly
real-time scientific data to Jacksonville University, the University of
North Florida, and the St. Johns River Keeper to assist in determining and
interpreting how tributaries may affect the quality of the St. Johns River.

Tombstone FFA (AZ) partnered with the Arizona Department of Fish and Game
to help relocate Pronghorn Antelope populations this school year.

*Stefonie Sebastian*

Education Specialist

Living to Serve Team

National FFA Organization

6060 FFA Drive PO Box 68960

Indianapolis, IN 46268-1370

Office: (317) 802-4462

Fax: (317) 802-5462

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*Learning to Do -  Doing to Learn -  Earning to Live -  Living to Serve!*

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071478-973-4071
  fax - 478-825-6980

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