Discover Mojave Outdoor World is focused on outdoor recreation and environmental play. These environmental educational activities play an important and positive role in American culture, health, and fitness.
Forever Earth encouraged local youth to participate in hands-on learning activities about the sciences, particularly limnology and water quality, but also other disciplines (e.g., biology, math, physics, and cultural and social sciences).
The Take Pride in America Program created a comprehensive and coordinated effort to encourage clean up and discourage littering and illegal dumping on public lands in Southern Nevada. The Don't Trash Nevada messaging campaign was designed to raise awareness and conduct clean-up events to reduce the amount of trash and litter in the desert.
Many sensitive cultural sites in Southern Nevada have been damaged by vandalism and looting. Budget constraints on the federal land management agencies mean that they lack sufficient personnel to care for these precious sites. The Institute implemented a targeted volunteer program to monitor and protect cultural resources.
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