Meraux Foundation’s 5th Annual Delta Institute Goes Global
Not since 1973 had the Bonnet Carre Spillway remained open for as many days as it has in 2019. Eclipsing the old mark of 76 days this year, a visit to the huge flood diversion was one of the more powerful moments of this year’s Mississippi River Delta Institute.
K-12 teachers from the Delta region, the upper reaches of the river in Minnesota, and even a group of teachers from the Hawaiian island of Kauai, all participated in the three-day Institute, a professional development program presented by the Meraux Foundation in partnership with Hamline University’s School of Education and Center for Global Environmental Education.
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