Cooperative Extension invites residents to attend the 10th Annual Alliance of Natural Resource Outreach and Service (ANROSP) conference being held at the Clark County Wetlands Park. The conference begins on September 15 at 6 p.m. and ends on September 18 at 1 p.m.

For the first time ever, program participants and volunteers are invited to attend alongside program directors and coordinators for this engaging conference! This conference is for member programs, their volunteers and partner organizations that facilitate and participate in training and volunteer opportunities in natural resource conservation, education and outreach.

Being held at picturesque Clark County Wetlands Park, this dynamic conference will feature nationally- recognized wildlife artist and naturalist, Sharon Schafer, who will present her award-winning multi-media presentation showcasing wildlife areas surrounding Las Vegas.

Wetland's Nature Center at Night

The Wetland’s Nature Center at Night

 Keynote Speaker, Dr. Allison Brody, will present Best Practices for Environmental Education and Interpretation which will help audiences understand and connect to the environment so they might be inspired to be involved in natural resource conservation.

For information about the break-out sessions and how to register, visit Cooperative Extension’s website!

Group photo with Kim & Dana WagnerThe Wake Up With The Wagner’s news team from KSNV TV 3 visited Cooperative Extension yesterday. Kim and Dana gave tips to the staff on how to dress for an interview, what props to bring, etc. They left plenty of time of questions, too! Thank you Kim & Dana!

 

GrasshppperSearching for fun, educational activities for your children this fall? Check out one of Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener™ Open Houses. View projects and collect programmatic information on the upcoming fall sessions which begin in September. Open houses will be held in the south and north part of the valley. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., speak with Junior Master Gardener Ambassadors and experience a make-and-take project and tours of the children’s demonstration gardens.

Locations and dates can be found here!