Educating Youth in Water Quality Land Use Principles Through Outdoor Education

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dc.creator Mancl, Karen M. en_US
dc.creator LaBarge, Gregory en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-07-07T18:15:34Z
dc.date.available 2006-07-07T18:15:34Z
dc.date.issued 1996-03 en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Ohio Journal of Science. v96, n1 (March, 1996), 23-26 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-0950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/23693
dc.description Author Institution: Department of Agricultural Engineering, The Ohio State University ; Fulton County Extention en_US
dc.description.abstract An annual five-day Conservation Camp is attended by 176 14- to 18- year old 4-H members. The campers receive field instruction in soils, water, forestry, wildlife and recreation related to land use and develop a land use plan. In 1993, the water quality portion of the program was evaluated to determine the effect on knowledge and skills. Pre/post tests, land use plans, and oral presentations were examined. Camper knowledge of water quality principles was significantly increased when compared to a control group. Most campers included erosion control practices in land use plans and all positioned water supplies upslope of pollution sources. About 40% of the campers included waste treatment systems in land use plans. en_US
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dc.title Educating Youth in Water Quality Land Use Principles Through Outdoor Education en_US