Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2-29-2008

First page number:

1

Last page number:

43

Abstract

Highlights of the university’s focused efforts during the past three months include the following:

  • Progress was made on three projects to meet Southern Nevada Agency Partnership (SNAP) strategic messaging needs: an anti-litter exhibit, a volunteer restoration program with educational components, and activity stations to tell the story of Lee Meadows restoration efforts.
  • Interpretive planning is underway for Mountain’s Edge Explorer’s Interpretive Trail.
  • A Spanish class tailored to meet the communication needs of environmental educators and interpreters was held January 2008.
  • Our Places Tell Stories conference, featuring sixty presenters, panelists, moderators, and facilitators, will be held March 4-6, 2008.
  • The Nevada State Environmental Education and Interpretation Certification Program will be piloted during the Our Places Tell Stories conference in early March.
  • Forever Earth was scheduled on 16 days involving 479 individuals.
  • Discover Mojave Outdoor World conducted one event for 13 participants.

Keywords

Desert ecology – Study and teaching; Environmental literacy; Environmental sciences – Study and teaching; Nevada; Outdoor education

Disciplines

Desert Ecology | Education | Environmental Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education

Language

English

Comments

Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07060001
Task Agreement Number J8R07070004


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