Expertise: Rod Davis' primary work as the Extension Educator for Lander County is in the areas of community development, natural resources, horticulture and youth development.
Programs: Community Beautification, Economic Development, Invasive Weeds, Urban Horticulture, Wildfire Fuels Management/Post Fire Rehabilitation
Expertise: Holly's areas of interest are developing programs for diversifying agriculture production in Lincoln County and servicing premium niche markets in Las Vegas; and assisting the county in economic development and land privatization
Northern Area Horticulture Specialist
Expertise: Heidi's interests and expertise are in urban horticulture, water-efficient and native plant landscaping, and sustainable plant production. She is a certified Horticulturist and has taught classes for pesticide applicator and certified arborist training.
Specialist, Social Horticulture
Expertise: Angela O'Callaghan's areas of expertise are in horticulture, plant science and desert gardening. Her program focuses on the development of community gardens, teaching horticulture in the prisons and the Master Gardener program.
Programs: Master Gardeners, Corrections Horticulture, Food for Thoughts school gardens program, Beginning Desert Gardening, Basic Principles of Landscape Management, Gardening in small spaces, Teaching Through Mass Media, Composting in Southern Nevada, Integrated Pest Management, Pesticide Safety, Variety trials for vegetables that can be locally produced.
Expertise: M. L. Robinson has had a 22-year career in Environmental Horticulture and related fields as an Associate Professor/Specialist for the University of Nevada and the University of Florida. Areas of expertise include water conservation, natural resources, palms, desert plants (cactus, succulents and Mojave natives) and integrated pest management.
Programs: Desert Bio-scape (sustainable horticulture), Desert Green (a two-day annual conference and mini trade show), Environmentally Friendly Pest Control, Integrated Pest Management and Training, Correctional Horticultural Training.
Expertise: JoAnne Skelly's natural resource management expertise is in landscape design for wildlife defense. She works in urban horticulture in integrated pest management, sustainable landscape design and landscape maintenance.
Programs: The Greenhouse Project. Carson City Community Garden. Urban Horticulture Education, Youth Development, Living With Fire, Latino Outreach, Carson City Weed Coalition