LCEC provides J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Society with Environmental Funding Award

October 3, 2019 – LCEC announced that it will provide the J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Society with a $2,754 environmental funding award to support their second-annual Merit Badge University for local Boy Scouts and Eagle Scouts. At this day-long event, scouts will be given the opportunity to complete two different merit badges pertaining to the mission of J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

To apply for an environmental funding award from LCEC, organizations can email [email protected] to receive an application. The deadlines for 2020 award applications are March 15 and September 1, 2020. Interested organizations must meet certain criteria to be considered for the award including being located within LCEC service territory, funding utilized for projects/programs related to the environment and the utility industry, and having a demonstrated need for funds. This funding award is just one of the many ways that LCEC positively impacts and supports wildlife and the environment.