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Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: November 16, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Nov 2004

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: November 16, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from October 19 Meeting (5 minutes)
  3. Presentation of Biology Curriculum Strands – Paul Buck (15 min.)
  4. Discussion of Possible Advisory Board Structures – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
  5. Update from Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom (20 min.)
  6. Discussion of Student Risk Analysis/Liability Issues (15 min.)
  7. Standing Reports (10 minutes)
    A. UNLV/CESU Update – Nancy Flagg
    B. BLM Update – Michael Reiland
  8. Committee Reports (5 min.)
    A. Building Committee – Angie Lara
  9. Open Discussion / New Business (5 min.)
    A. January Meeting – Tuesday, January 18, 10:30 a.m., UNLV Paradise
    Campus
    B. Core Curriculum Handout


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: October 19, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Oct 2004

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: October 19, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from September 21 Meeting (5 minutes)
  3. Review & Discussion of Suggested Core Curriculum Themes – Jeanne Klockow/Michael Reiland (20 min.)
  4. Update from Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom (20 min.)
  5. Standing Reports (20 minutes)
    A. UNLV/CESU Update – Nancy Flagg
    C. BLM Update – Michael Reiland
  6. Committee Reports (10 min.)
    A. Building – Angie Lara
    B. Design Oversight – David Frommer
    C. Educational Programs – Paul Buck
    D. Fund-Raising & Partnerships – Blaine Benedict
    E. NEPA – Charles Carroll
    F. Operations – Jack Ramsey
    G. Other Uses – Pat Williams
    H. Wild Horse & Burro – Billie Young
  7. Open Discussion / New Business (5 min ...


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: September 21, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Sep 2004

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: September 21, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from August 17 Meeting (5 minutes)
  3. Potential Tie-in with City of Las Vegas New Directions YouthArts Program –
    Markus Tracy (20 min.)
  4. Presentation of Education in the Environment Curriculum Matrix and correlation to
    RRDLC curriculum development – Jeanne Klockow (30 min.)
  5. Discussion of Policy-making Board for the Center – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
  6. Discussion of Observatory Location – Michael Reiland (25 min.)
  7. Standing Reports (20 minutes)
    A. Line and Space Architects Update – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. UNLV/CESU Update – Nancy Flagg
    C. RRCNCA Capital Improvements Update – BLM
  8. Committee Reports (10 min.)
    A. Building – Angie Lara
    B. Design ...


Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: August 17, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Aug 2004

Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: August 17, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions (5 minutes)
  2. Approval of Minutes from June 15 Meeting (5 minutes)
  3. Review of Draft Talking Points/FAQ – Nancy Flagg (30 min)
  4. Discussion of Wild Horse and Burro Facility – Billie Young (30 min.)
  5. Standing Reports (30 minutes)
    A. Line and Space Update – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. UNLV/CESU Update – Peg Rees/Nancy Flagg
    C. RRCNRA Capital Improvements Update – Mark Morse/Michael Reiland
  6. ORSS Committee Reports (15 minutes)
    A. Design Oversight – David Frommer
    B. Educational Programs – Paul Buck
    C. Fund-Raising & Partnerships – Blaine Benedict
    D. NEPA – Charles Carroll
    E. Operations – Jack Ramsey
    F. Other Uses – Pat Williams
    G. Wild Horse & Burro ...


Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: July 20, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Jul 2004

Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: July 20, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions (5 minutes)
  2. Approval of Minutes from June 15 Meeting (5 minutes)
  3. Review of Draft Talking Points/FAQ – Nancy Flagg (30 min)
  4. Discussion of Wild Horse and Burro Facility – Billie Young (30 min.)
  5. Standing Reports (30 minutes)
    A. Line and Space Update – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. UNLV/CESU Update – Peg Rees/Nancy Flagg
    c. RRCNRA Capital Improvements Update – Mark Morse/Michael Reiland
  6. ORSS Committee Reports (15 minutes)
    A. Design Oversight – David Frommer
    B. Educational Programs – Paul Buck
    C. Fund-Raising & Partnerships – Blaine Benedict
    D. NEPA – Charles Carroll
    E. Operations – Jack Ramsey
    F. Other Uses – Pat Williams
    G. Wild Horse & Burro ...


Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: June 15, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Jun 2004

Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: June 15, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Approval of Minutes from May 18 Meeting
  2. UNLV/CESU Update – Peg Rees/Nancy Flagg
    A. ORSS History and Talking Points
    B. Presentations to Civic Groups
  3. Line and Space Update – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
  4. RRCNRA Capital Improvements Update – Mark Morse
  5. ORSS Project Timeline – Michael Reiland
  6. Linkages Between ORSS Curriculum and Building Design – Paul Buck
  7. Video Interviews of CCSD 5th Graders – CCSD Staff
  8. ORSS Sub-Committee Reports
    -- Status of Committee Mission Statements
    -- Committee Responses to L&S Draft
    -- Proposal to Establish a Building Committee
    A. Operations – Jack Ramsey
    B. Wild Horse & Burro – Billie Young
    C. Educational Programs – Paul Buck
    D. Other Uses – Pat ...


Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: May 18, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center May 2004

Oliver Ranch Core Group Meeting: May 18, 2004, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Where have we been and where are we going?
  2. Line and Space Report
  3. Committee Reports
  4. Future Core Group Meetings


Oliver Ranch Science School Complex & Wild Horse And Burro Facility: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2004, Margaret N. Rees Jan 2004

Oliver Ranch Science School Complex & Wild Horse And Burro Facility: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2004, Margaret N. Rees

Oliver Ranch Project

Assist in project coordination between numerous stakeholders such as the Clark County School System, Desert Research Institute, Community College of Southern Nevada, UNR Cooperative Extension, Nevada State College, local museums, state parks, non-profit organizations, federal agencies, and the public to ensure appropriate educational curricular activities and venues are provided for in the conceptual design of the School and the Wild Horse and Burro facility where appropriate as well as assist in the NEPA process as needed. The activities will be conducted at least in part by university faculty, staff and students as part of the university’s research, teaching, and ...