ERIC Number: ED040038
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Report on Conservation and Outdoor Science Education in California, 1966-67.
Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Association for Outdoor Education, Inc., Sacramento, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Outlined is the history of conservation and outdoor education with special emphasis on California. The roles of Californian state agencies and professional organizations are described. Purposes and programs of the Association for Outdoor Education are outlined and Californian legislation related to provision of outdoor education, authorization of forestry courses, and the role of county superintendents of schools is cited. An account is given of recently developed programs, including ESEA Title I and Title III projects as well as programs developed by local school districts. An appendix gives data on resident outdoor education programs 1966-67, and on use by counties of field trips and school nature areas. A selected bibliography is included. (EB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Association for Outdoor Education, Inc., Sacramento, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.