Mangrove Action Project Receives Disney Conservation Grant
PORT ANGELES, WA: 19 November 2015: Mangrove Action Project (MAP) has been awarded a $19,800 grant from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF). The conservation grant recognizes Mangrove Action Project’s efforts to educate young people throughout the world on the vital importance of mangrove wetlands, in this instance the focus is on introducing MAP’s ‘Marvellous Mangroves’ curriculum to Suriname’s schools.
“Suriname is the thirteenth country throughout the world where MAP has begun the process of translating, adapting, researching and introducing ‘Marvellous Mangroves’ – a 300-page curriculum linked teaching resource guide,” said MAP Global Education Director Martin Keeley. “The Disney grant will enable us to complete this exciting program and inspire local people to protect the mangrove forests of Suriname.”