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

Community Educators and Partners come and experience Project WET 2.0. Oxbow Nature Center in Reno, Thursday, July 7, 9-4:30pm. A workshop specifically for natural resources management agencies and organizations. LEARN meaningful activities you can use to instill stewardship for wildlife and natural resources and to make your existing programs more effective. RECEIVE resources to prepare for, organize, and lead environmental lessons in your community. Project WET lessons foster awareness and knowledge by doing hands-on activities that bring relevant and meaningful experiences to content. Click here to complete and return Registration.

Professional Development for Educators at Lake Tahoe. Project WET Workshop, Saturday, July 23, 9-5:30pm. Teachers, come enjoy a summer day at Lake Tahoe as you learn fun new ways to tie all the subjects you teach to nature and to our watershed. You will earn professional development credit and receive teaching materials. And if you have school-age children, bring them with you! We will have fun learning activities for them, too. Take advantage of our "Early-Bird" registration before May 31 and save. Click here for details and registration.

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

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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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