WATER EDUCATION, Best Education Practices
In 1988, the US Department of Agriculture and other Federal agencies embarked on an U.S. agency-wide focus on water. As part of this endeavor, Elaine received funding from several agencies to develop resources that would enhance the capacity of Extension educators and natural resource professionals to engage the public in managing and improving U.S. water resources. Content development and training events were conducted in collaboration with University and Federal agency partners from around the country. Elaine also received funding to identify youth water education needs and to provide model resources.
Key initiatives for Extension educators and natural resource professionals: