Center for Regional Change and Tahoe Environmental Research Center
Strategies for Growing Environmental Education in Lake County, California
Educating students, as well as community members and visitors, about the world around them provides a sense of connection to a community, understanding on how to be a good steward to the Earth, and the ability to consider actions one can take to protect nature for today's generation as well as for future generations. Environmental education can also be an important part of achieving equitable outcomes for all members of society. This report reviews what work in being done in the area of environmental education in Lake County, what opportunities and challenges exist, and recommendations for moving forward.