Native Waters on Arid Lands is excited to announce that this year’s Tribal Summit will include Youth Day, a day in which tribal youth are invited to the Desert Research Institute to participate in hands-on science activities with DRI researchers and learn about careers in the sciences.
Youth Day Agenda
- Session 1: Land, Water, and History – A hike with DRI experts to learn about how water has shaped the Truckee Meadows (with Amanda Keen-Zebert and Teresa Wriston)
- Session 2: Climate – “The Real Deal” – Interactive session of climate Q&A debunking myths and legends about climate change, and decoding climate information (with Christine Albano, Dan McEvoy and Tamara Wall)
- Lunch (provided)
- Session 3: Playing with your food – Experiences from the Pueblo Farming Project and extracting DNA from a banana (with Kyle Bocinsky and Zoe Harrold)
- Session 4: Force of Water – hands-on activities related to our terminal watersheds (with Science Alive staff Mackenzie Peterson and Leah Madison)