Document Type

Report

Publication Date

5-31-2011

First page number:

1

Last page number:

57

Abstract

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

  • Two Families in Nature events were held, benefitting approximately 140 people
  • The Families in Nature program was honored at the Nevada Recreation & Park Society 2011 Conference (March 16-18). It was chosen both as Program of the Year and Best Program for Children
  • More than 500 4th-6th grade students participated in Wilderness Education activities and saw the “Art of Nature” Wilderness presentation
  • The Nevada Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights was promoted through 11 outreach booths and events
  • A total of 17 teachers participated in a workshop presenting the “Story of Gill” Curriculum Extensions for Teachers
  • Forever Earth was scheduled for 45 days and served 1,294 people
  • Discover Mojave Outdoor World events were conducted for 299 people

Keywords

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

Disciplines

Education | Environmental Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education

Language

English

Comments

Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07060001
Task Agreement Number J8R07070004

Signatures have been redacted for privacy and security measures.


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