Welcome to the new America's WETLAND education page. From here you can download a variety of lesson plans for "Washing Away," a documentary produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting about how the loss of Louisiana's coastal wetlands affects the state nation and world. You can also order an Estuarian Activity Guide, download a matrix of education materials about the wetlands created by our education partners, play games, color wetland scenes, and much more.

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General Education Resources




"Washing Away" Lesson Plans:
"Washing Away" is a documentary produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting in August of 2007 to educate viewers about the loss of Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The lesson plans below supplement the documentary. Please send us an email to request a copy of the DVD.


  • Order an Estuarian Activity Guide Please include your name and address. If you are a teacher, please list your school name and class size.
  • Download a Curriculum for the Save America's WETLAND Write Now Letter Writing Program
  Coloring Books

The America's WETLAND campaign thanks the USGS National Wetlands Research Center and the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act for providing some of the above materials.


 Keep Your Eye on the Prize- Art, Photo, and Essay Contest


Nine students from across Louisiana are winners of the America’s WETLAND Foundation’s Keep Your Eye on the Prize contest, chosen among hundreds of entries during the three-month contest. Each of the nine first place winners will receive a $500 award for his or her school for a wetlands restoration project supervised by the America’s WETLAND Conservation Corps.

Students from grades four through 12 were invited to submit a photograph, artwork or essay about what the wetlands mean to them. The contest was held in conjunction with Youth Wetlands Week in March, when nearly 1,000 teachers taught units on the importance and fragility of the Louisiana coast. Check out the entries and Keep Your Eyes on the Prize Page.

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