Project Title & Description
Gila Conservation 2012
Design and stock nine educational trunks on three topics: water contamination and conservation, air pollution and Chihuahuan desert ecosystems. Identify and train teachers and volunteers to give trunk presentations in each of three communities: Columbus, Palomas and Janos. Provide 27 environmental education sessions in Columbus, Palomas, and Janos serving a total of 225 students in grade levels 3,4 and 5. Gather data and evaluate project effectiveness. Refine and articulate model for replication in other border communities. Identify additional funding sources for replication and expansion.