For Educators

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"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds...” – Anatole France

  • Discovering the Delta Educational CD

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    "Discovering the Delta - An Interactive Exploration of Delta National Wildlife Refuge" is a FREE educational CD-ROM. 

    Students can learn about the rich flora and fauna of this remote wildlife refuge, and explore the natural processes of delta formation on the Mississippi River and the functions and values of wetlands. Videos of wildlife, photos of the marshes, waterways and critters, and interviews with Fish and Wildlife Service scientists and local residents provide a deeper view of this special marsh habitat located at the Mississippi delta. Includes teacher's guide and reference materials.

    This CD was produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Inc. and made possible by a grant from Shell Pipeline Company, LP. Request a FREE copy by contacting southeastlouisianarefuges@fws.gov

  • Coastal Education Resources for Educators

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    Curriculum resources that will help you to engage your students in learning about Louisiana's coastal wetlands and wildlife. This link will take you to some excellent education links on the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) website.

  • Restoring America's Delta

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    The Mississippi River Delta is one of America's most valuable economic and ecological resources. Watch this 24 minute video about the Mississippi Delta from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology for an excellent overview of the unique geology of the Delta, its resources and wildlife, and the challenges it faces.

  • Junior Duck Stamp

    Two Tundra Swans in flight on 2017-2018 duck stamp

    The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program uses art and science to teach K-12th grade students about the value of wetlands and waterfowl. Through a multidisciplinary education curriculum and a national art contest, students explore topics covering waterfowl, wetland habitat, and ways to conserve both.

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