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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
Environmental literacy; Environmental sciences – Study and teaching; Nevada; Outdoor education
Education | Environmental Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education
Rees, M. N.
Education in the Environment: A Strategy for Continued Interagency Outdoor Education Programming: Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending May 2011.
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/pli_education_reports/25