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

What's New

Upcoming water education workshops:

  1. We are accepting registration for a professional development workshop being offered in Elko May 30th & 31st. This free workshop will be taught at High Tech Center, Room 120, 1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV.

    Elko workshop registration form

  2. August 2nd – Please join Great Basin Outdoor School and NV Project Wet to learn hands-on, interdisciplinary lessons that get your students excited about water science, project-based learning and civic engagement! This is a Family-Friendly Water Workshop for Educators on the shore of Lake Tahoe. Teachers, share a summer day at Lake Tahoe with your own school-age children as you learn fun new ways to tie nature to all subjects in your classroom. NDOE 0.5 In-Service credit for teachers plus nature activities for teachers’ kids. Early registration $20 before May 15, 2014; $25 after, space available; kids ½ price.
    Questions & Registration: Nancy Lowe, 775-823-8888.
    Details & Directions at

    WET 2014 Tahoe Flier

  3. We are accepting registration for a professional development workshop being offered in Hawthorne August 13th & 14th. This free workshop will be taught at Mineral County Cooperative Extension, 205 South A Street, Hawthorne, NV

    Mineral County Registration form

Participants receive instruction on implementing NGSS and NV Academic content standards using Project WET lessons. Participants will also receive materials, equipment, and resources to teach science in their classrooms.

Pre-registration is required.
Complete and return the registration form to Ph: (775) 687-9454; fax 775-687-9561.

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 practices, watershed education, and environmental stewardship that is occurring in the great state of Nevada.

Spring 2014 — This issue of NDEP's Enviro-News!

What's Inside the Newsletter
  • What exactly is a Watershed?
  • Watershed Connections - DCRVirginia
  • Stewards From The Past
  • Business Opportunity to Shine
  • Educators Receive Presidential Award for Excellence
  • Boosting recycling efforts in Clark County Schools
  • Guest Column – Nicolle Wambold
  • GREENevada
  • Upcoming Events

Download the Newsletter 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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