Databases of the Laboratory for Environmental Biology    

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Natural History Education    

  • Chihuahuan Desert Home Page *- A broad overview of the region with links to courses, teaching modules and external links.
  • Chihuahuan Desert Natural History Course*- A course introducing the natural history of the Chihuahuan Desert, designed as either a self-learning course or the basic outline for a formally-taught course.
  • Desert Diaries - Short takes on desert life.
  • Chihuahuan Desert Teaching Module* - A team-written introduction to the Chihuahuan Desert.
  • FloraFEST and SunSCAPE - FloraFEST and SunSCAPE are annual events promoting the region's native plants. FloraFEST is an annual native plant sale which takes place every year on the last weekend in April. SunSCAPE is a multi-day semminar about using native plants in landscaping. This event occurs during the first quarter of each year. Email for upcoming information or check the Museum's Calendar of Events for entries during the March / April / May time period.
  • Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition*- A local group that supports programs which enhance conservation and education of the Chihuahuan Desert.
  • El Paso Native Plant Society *- An organization whose purpose is native plant identification, ecology, and uses; encourage preservation of natural habitats; support botanical research; and promote use of native plants for conservation of water, land, and wildlife.
  • Educational Resources* - A link to the Centennial Museum Educational menu page for both informal and formal education.
  • Mammalogy*- Pages that can be used for reference or instruction, with regional emphasis on New mexico, Trans-Pecos Texas, southeastern Arizona, in the U.S. and northern Chihuahua.
  • Mammal and Bird Gallery*- specimens of animals native to the Chihuahuan Desert Area.
  • Learning Links*- Drawings of native animals to print and color.

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Cultural History Education    

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