October 22, 2004
Chesapeake Bay Program
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A Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience, or MWEE, enables students to participate in hands-on environmental learning about the Chesapeake Bay watershed. This experience will serve as the foundation for a rich, lifelong relationship between students and their Bay. Throughout the MWEE process, students develop a sense of environmental ethics and stewardship that are essential to the long-term sustainability of the Chesapeake Bay. In addition, studies have shown that hands-on environmental education increases the academic performance of students in a variety of subjects.

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