Event Date/Time: May 16, 2004
End Date/Time: May 19, 2004
The purpose of this conference is to discuss the rate at which Extension is moving toward becoming recognized as a leading organization in natural resource education and to facilitate communication, cooperation and networking among natural resource educators. This interaction will strengthen innovative and contemporary natural resource educational programs by improving needs assessment, development, delivery and impact evaluation skills, thus empowering participants to better address emerging issue important to a diverse clientele. The format of sharing information and experiences will also foster multi-state, muti-institutional and global collaborations. Other important outcomes include building a cohesive, structured, multi-disciplinary support base for Extension natural resource programs in the future, and enhancing the visibility, credibility, and relevance of natural resource programs in the context of Extension's overall mission.