$100,000 grant to help Peninsula children learn about watershed, science – PDN

11/16 Peninsula Daily News
By Paige Dickerson
Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Arthur D. Feiro Marine Life Center and the Olympic Park Institute have received $100,000 for educational programs that they operate as partners.

The money from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Bay Watershed Education Training Program — also known as B-WET — was awarded to the organizations’ North Olympic Watershed Science program for fourth- through eighth-graders in Sequim, Port Angeles and Crescent school districts, said Deborah Moriarty, spokeswoman for the marine life center.

Fourth- and fifth-graders in Sequim and Port Angeles will visit various points along Peabody Creek with the center’s staff.

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