The Board of Directors of Stewardship Education Alliance has announced the awarding of four grants to schools in Camden and Rockport.

PeoplePlace Co-operative Pre-school in Camden will send two teachers to Herring Gut Learning Center to study project-based learning and ways to integrate stewardship of our watershed into their teaching.

Riley School in Rockport will buy equipment for students to monitor water quality in the stream and pond on school property, as well as the adjacent ocean cove.

John Dietter, seventh-grade science teacher at Camden-Rockport Middle School will purchase micro-filtration equipment and supplies so students can sample and study bacteria in water from the Megunticook Stream and Camden and Rockport Harbors.

Students from Watershed School in Camden will share their work in climate studies with students at Children’s House Montessori School, and Camden-Rockport Middle School. Over the past three years, Watershed’s students and teachers, in partnership with officials from Camden, participated in the Global Covenant of Mayors and Cities to Reduce Carbon Emissions.

For more information, visit StewardshipEducationAlliance.org.