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The Illinois Lakes Blog

The Illinois Lakes Blog is meant to serve as a resource for anyone and everyone who is concerned about the condition of our waters in the State of Illinois and beyond.  In Illinois we do not always have the available resources of other surrounding states and the commitment to education does not always match the need.  This Blog is maintained by volunteers from the private and public sectors and hopefully encompasses the ideals and visions of those who care greatly about water reso

Lake Education Assistance Program (LEAP) Grants

This Illinois EPA grant program provides funding (up to $500 per application period) for lake and lake watershed related educational field trips, seminars or workshops, projects, or activities. Projects and activities must have stated goals and involve the enhanced lake or lake watershed education of teachers, students, organizations or the community. LEAP is a reimbursement grant.  Application deadlines are September 30 and January 31.


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