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‘Ding’ Darling awards $29K for environmental studies scholarships

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This summer, “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) awarded $29,200 in conservation education scholarships to 13 students from the surrounding five-county area. During its 18-year history, the DDWS Environmental Scholarship Program has awarded a total of $262,400 to deserving students.

“The society is committed to educating today’s youth to become future conservation stewards,” said DDWS Education Committee Chair Nancy Felker. “We partner with businesses, families and individuals to provide annual scholarships to award to outstanding students pursuing degrees related to conservation, wildlife biology, environmental engineering, policy and science.”

Learn more about the scholarships and the 2023 recipients here.

Marie Gabrielle Patasin, C2 Communications

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