B-WET program supports watershed education projects for K-12 teachers and students around the country.

B-WET currently serves seven areas of the country: California, Chesapeake, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Hawaiʻi, New England, and the Pacific Northwest. Since 2002, NOAA has awarded over $149 million to support 981 B-WET projects. Grantees were selected through a rigorous peer review process administered by a NOAA program office in their region. In fiscal year 2023, B-WET competitions received 123 applications submitted from 19 states and the District of Columbia. All B-WET applicants are encouraged to partner with local NOAA offices and use local NOAA field sites and data.

Awards archive

NOAA-21st Century Community Learning Centers Watershed STEM Education Partnership Program

NOAA Office of Education collaborates with the U.S. Department of Education to provide Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers with authentic STEM experiences using the B-WET program’s Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences model.

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Previously funded projects

Interested in learning more about past B-WET projects? See the regional program websites below or contact your regional program manager for more information.