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Environmental Education



Providing an opportunity for GRPS students to play an active role in understanding and protecting natural resources.


Recent Grants:  


 $25,000 to Blandford Nature Center to support a classroom experience for every first and third grade classroom in Grand Rapids Public Schools during the 2016-2017 school year.  Teachers can choose from a menu of learning programs offered at Blandford, including:  “Animal Adaptions, “Predator-Prey Simulation” and much more.   We expect over 2,000 students to benefit from this program. This program is expanded for 2015/2016 to provide for a longer enrichment trip experience for third grade students.

$3,000  Bussing Grant to Grand Rapids Public Schools to pay for transportation expenses associated with the Blandford enrichment trips.


GRSAF Environmental Education Blanford Nature Center