This is the second phase of the Outdoor Learning Environment Grant Program. Contact the Natural Resources Educator to finalize Phase One and prepare to apply for Phase Two.

The main goal of the planning and design grant is to work with design professionals and prairie specialists to create a plan for your project.The outcome should be a detailed site design including site location, scaled site plan and section drawings, native species selection, prairie establishment and maintenance plan, a list of supplies and equipment needed and identification and interpretative sign design. A maximum of $10,000 is available, with a 20% match of the total eligible project costs. Funding can assist with project organization supplies and hiring a landscape architect and native landscape specialist to assist with the project.

Phase 1
Phase 2
Phase 3