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  • UNLV participated in three project workshops and one additional meeting to assist in planning and design of the future WBR museum and field/research station.
  • Weather station progress included design of programming software that will provide past weather information to website user, two abstracts have been submitted to an energy sustainability meeting, and a paper reviewing energy efficient building envelope components has been prepared and submitted for publication.
  • Work has begun on a new education project titled “Multimedia Field Guides for Public Engagement at Walking Box Ranch, Mojave Desert.” The project will develop and disseminate a modern geological and environmental field guide designed to engage and educate students and the public at the Walking Box Ranch.
  • PLI educators (Brody and Page) are designing a Professional Development workshop on Environmental Literacy. The workshop will be directed at 6th, 7th, and 9th grade teachers who teach earth science, life science and environmental science.


Curriculum planning; Environmental education; Environmental literacy; Heritage tourism; Historic buildings; Historic sites – Management; Nevada – Searchlight; Ranches; United States – Mojave Desert; Walking Box Ranch (Searchlight, Nev.)


Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Curriculum and Instruction | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Environmental Monitoring | Historic Preservation and Conservation




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