The 11th annual Carson River Snapshot Day will be conducted on Friday,
November 4, 2016. Snapshot Day offers students, parents,
and educators the chance to
experience the river first-hand and interact with resource experts who care
for this lifeline that connects our communities. Snapshot Day data is collected
from multiple sites at the same time on the same day, documenting an annual “snap
shot” of the river. The primary purpose is to document and study riparian
habitat, measure water quality, and increase understanding about our precious
Under the guidance of resource experts, Student Monitoring Teams conduct field
tests for dissolved oxygen, conductivity, pH and temperature, and other water “grab” samples
are collected for laboratory analysis of nutrients, turbidity and bacteria.
Student Monitoring Teams also complete a habitat assessment of their site,
which includes visual observations and photo documentation of vegetation and
Educators have the opportunity to collaborate with resource experts for a crafted
field study and content mastery of NGSS Performance Expectations appropriate
for their grade.
Register now to experience a unique field study of the Carson River Watershed.
Registration closes October 5th.
Day Team Leader Handbook
Day Step-by-Step Instructions
of Risk form
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 2016 — This issue of NDEP's Enviro-News!
|What's Inside the Newsletter|
- Pine Middle School Shares the Bounty
- Benefits of School Gardens
- Reed High School Plastic Solutions
- Litterati Impact
- School Gardens – Urban Roots
- Carton 2 Garden Contest
- Career Corner
- Wendell McCurry Water Quality Award
- We Are the Stewards
- Learning Opportunities
Download the Newsletter Here