2016-17 Get Hip to Habitat Program Application
The Hip to Habitat Program (H2H) program brings together Galveston Bay Foundation’s (GBF) environmental education and habitat restoration initiatives into one program and integrates traditional classroom learning with “in the field” learning. The program provides a meaningful watershed educational experience for students of participating schools. Participation in the program requires sustained activity and a commitment by teachers and students of a full school year.
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Program Requirements
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School Information
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School Funding
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Scholarship Application
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Program Date Selection
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H2H Calendar
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Program Requirements
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School Information
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School Funding
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Scholarship Application
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Program Date Selection
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H2H Calendar
  • Program Requirements:

    Before applying, be certain that you meet the following program requirements:

    • Availability to attend Fall Harvest Field Events and Spring Restoration Field Events.
    • Availability to schedule and participate in a Bay Ambassador presentation.
    • 100% participation by students and teachers in all events.
    • New H2H schools are required to meet with the GBF Education Team before program start date.
    • Timely communication with GBF Education Team.
    • Teachers will utilize eNews materials for program enhancement and supplemental lessons.
    • Teachers will share results of any program related supplemental lessons, projects or student produced materials with GBF Education Team.
    • Campus wetlands must have a nearby water source. A water hose hookup is preferred.
    • No more than 50 students per field event day.
    • Program payment due 2 weeks prior to Harvest date. Scholarship recipients exempt.
    • You are responsible for plant harvest, plant preparation and plant restoration responsibilities.
    • The GBF Education Team is not responsible for fulfilling these requirements for you and your class. If you are unable to meet program requirements you will not be eligible to participate in future H2H programs.

  • Signature
  • Teacher Program Duties: The following duties are required to be completed in a timely manner during the program:

    • Schedule all program dates prior to Harvest Event.
    • Receive Dirt Deliveries: Dirt will be delivered to your school prior to the scheduled harvest date during the school day; a teacher or school representative MUST be available to receive the delivery.
    • Supervise student water quality monitoring of campus wetlands every two weeks and upload results to the H2H google drive account.
    • Utilize program related supplemental lessons provided in eNews or other sources during classroom activities.
    • Submit online Student Survey BEFORE Harvest Event and online Student Survey AFTER Restoration Event. Complete Teacher Surveys AFTER Harvest, Bay Ambassador and Restoration events.
    • Buses, drivers and substitute teachers will be scheduled and provided by your school.
  • Signature
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