This website consolidates information about environmental educational programs offered by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection and it's bureaus. If you would like to know more about education events and activities, visit our events calender

Upcoming water education workshops:

Explore Your Watershed Workshop. Explore the Carson River and how it may serve as a teaching tool for your students.
This is FUN outdoor workshop filled with educational resources, tools, ideas and networking opportunities.
Register today for a professional development workshop (geared to K-6 Teachers) offered at River Fork Ranch in Douglas County.

Explore Your Watershed Workshop
8:30 A.M – 4:30 P.M.
Saturday, September 26th

To register, contact Jamie Garaventa, or 775-355-1688

Enviro-News — The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is pleased to present our Spring edition of Enviro-News! A news publication For School and Community Educators. Our newsletter highlights and promotes our commitment to recycling, watershed education, and environmental stewardship that is occurring in the great state of Nevada.

Spring 2015 — This issue of NDEP's Enviro-News!

What's Inside the Newsletter
  • Living With Fire
  • Recycling Survey!
  • Waste-Free Lunch
  • Low Impact Development
  • Success is Small Steps Taken

  • Take Care of Lake Tahoe
  • New Educational Resource
  • CHOLLA:Connecting Hands
  • Earth Day Events
  • Upcoming Workshops

Download the Newsletter Here

Back Issues of Enviro-News
Available Here:

Interactive Tool: The Scale of the Universe. Cary Huang, with technical support from his brother Michael Huang, developed this interactive "Scale of the Universe", in which you navigate across planets and microscopic objects with a simple movement of the mouse.

December, 2010 — Thirst - an informative slide show [63 slides - 1.6MB ]

[Reno] City garden cuts pollutants to the river — Non-point source pollution runoff from urbanized areas has been proven to degrade water quality in receiving waters. The McKinley Arts Center is a highly visible park and community center for Reno residents. This Low-Impact Development (LID) demonstration project in partnership with NDEP, City of Reno, and the Truckee River Fund constructed rain gardens and plan to demonstrate proper use of permeable concrete in the parking area. Watch the video

In addition to the educational resources noted above, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has numerous programs that work together to protect Nevada's air, land, and water resources. These programs are unique and offer a wide variety of educational opportunities.

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