Document Type

Report

Publication Date

11-30-2006

First page number:

1

Last page number:

57

Abstract

  • Forever Earth was scheduled for 17 days and benefited 307 individuals.
  • Technology was successfully tested aboard Forever Earth that may allow for distance education opportunities in Clark County School District classrooms.
  • Secretary of Interior Dirk Kempthorne and Congressman Jon Porter were hosted by the National Park Service aboard Forever Earth on October 31, 2006.
  • Training for Forever Earth program facilitators was conducted on November 20, 2006.
  • Four Discover Mojave Outdoor World events were conducted. A partnership with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization is under development to increase participation in the program.
  • Meeting held with Las Vegas developer Focus Property Group to implement EE Strategy goals at the company’s master-planned communities in Southern Nevada, many of which sit directly on the borders of federal public lands.
  • Progress continued on development of a certification program for Nevada conservation educators and interpreters.
  • Grant funding was obtained for a diversity workshop.
  • The SNAP Board suspended operations of the Interagency Conservation Education & Interpretation Team.

Keywords

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

Disciplines

Education | Environmental Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education

Language

English

Comments

Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07010001
Task Agreement Number J8R07040005

Signatures have been redacted for privacy and security measures.


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