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During the past three months, the focus of the university’s efforts has included the following highlights:

  • Forever Earth was scheduled for 18 days and benefited more than 400 individuals.
  • Curricula for 5th, 6th, and 7th grades were created for the Forever Earth program; pre- and post-trip activities were also written.
  • Activities for 5th and 6th grades were field tested on 7 Forever Earth trips.
  • A 1000-gallon fuel donation was contributed to the Forever Earth program by Overland Petroleum Company, St. George, Utah.
  • The Forever Earth marketing plan was completed.
  • 12 Discover Mojave Outdoor World events were conducted for 104 participants; the totals for Year 2 include 28 events conducted for 241 participants.
  • The SNAP Education Team Charter has been signed by the SNAP Board.
  • The Draft Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Conservation Education and Interpretation Strategic Plan was completed.
  • Results from a teacher survey have been compiled.


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


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




Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07010001
Task Agreement Number J8R07040005