Carnegie Museum will use $1.3M grant for climate change education in rural Western Pa.

July 30, 2019by ncdea

PENNSYLVANIA, Mercer County CD – The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has received a National Science Foundation grant of $1,254,205 over four years to lead climate change education in the region’s rural areas and develop a network for educators, scientists and community activists.

The museum will develop the Climate and Rural Systems Partnership and concentrate expertise with communities in hubs in Mercer County and Westmoreland County.

Its partners are the University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out-of-School Environments (UPCLOSE) and the Mercer County Conservation District. The hubs will be at Munnell Run Farm in Mercer County and Powdermill Nature Reserve, the museum’s environmental research center in Westmoreland County.

Source: Carnegie Museum will use $1.3M grant for climate change education in rural Western Pa. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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