Monthly Archives: April 2015

Topic Selection for Wetlands Research Project

I am actually looking forward to another research project.  For my Wetlands course, I must decide on a topic for a 10 page final research project.  Since I am now volunteering at the Clark County Wetlands Park, I obviously should … Continue reading

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My first official nature walk with the Wetlands Park

My Saturday morning adventure at the Wetlands Park began at a trailhead at the Old Silverbowl Park, which is right behind Sam Boyd Stadium.  The Clark County Wetlands Park offers many programs such as the “Java Jaunt”–which is an early … Continue reading

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Clean Drinking Water

Clean Drinking Water A Discussion of the Water Treatment Process A typical day in a typical American household will see several trips to the kitchen sink for a glass of water, a pot of water to cook with, water to … Continue reading

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Are video games good for us?

In this modern age of electronic plenitude, some parents, educators and health professionals may be wondering, “Are video games good for us?”  Certainly some will want to know if they are bad, which is what one researcher set out to … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hi!  I’m Tara, the nrdgrl71 who loves science and loves to talk about it.  I am a nontraditional college student, and in my final term earning my BS in Environmental Studies.  I am planning to pursue an MS in Land … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Thank you to Senator Gaylord Nelson, who back in 1969 introduced the idea that we should “teach” people about the environment. Of course, he had help, but thanks to his initiative we now have Earth Day every year on April … Continue reading

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