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Environmental Outreach and Education

Reclamation's Lower Colorado Region provides public outreach about Regional enviromental programs, and participates in a variety of activities to preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources of the lower Colorado River Basin.

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Services include:

  • Coordinating the annual Catch a Special Thrill (CAST) for Kids fishing event at Lake Mead,

  • Raising awareness of impacts of invasive mussels and other aquatic nuisance species (through posted signage, flyers and presentations),

  • Coordinating Water Education for Teachers (Project Wet) workshops for Southern Nevada educators,

  • Participation in water resource education special events and school presentations, and

  • Preparing and delivering presentations on invasive species, cultural resources, compliance with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA) regulations, and management of hazardous materials.

Do you need a guest speaker for your class or group? Would you like more information about any of these activities? Contact Environmental Specialist Phil Aurit at paurit@usbr.gov or phone 702-293-8427.

Pagemaster: Colleen Dwyer, cdwyer@usbr.gov
Updated: December 2010