Teachers, let the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Illinois Conservation Foundation help you make your lessons come alive. Apply today for an Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant. You can receive up to $500 to be applied to transportation and/or substitute teachers for a field trip to study Illinois’ natural resources. You’ll find complete details and the application form at the Education Grants website
. The application deadline is January 31, 2014. Funding for this program is provided by the Independence Tube Corporation of Chicago and the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation of Skokie.