The GMF takes teachers on an offshore educational adventure

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GULF OF MEXICO - June 11, 2021 -The 2012 summer class of the Gulf of Mexico Foundation’s Intracoastal Waterway Wetlands Expedition (IWWE) officially set sail on Sunday, June 10th.  GMF education program manager, Suraida Nañez-James is guiding more than 20 teachers from Mexico, Texas and Louisiana on the five day expedition. IWWE takes educators on an exploration courtesy of a live-aboard vessel up the Intracoastal Waterway from Texas to Louisiana. Sponsored by GE and ConocoPhillips, IWWE educates participants about the environment and about issues facing coastal communities, aiming to balance both the environment and the economy. The expedition also includes guest speakers and guest professors. To learn more about the 2012 summer class for IWWE please click the highlighted link.