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L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Program

Learning Across New Dimensions in Science (L.A.N.D.S.) is an intensive, year-long, educational program that strives to facilitate natural resource literacy within schools by creating tangible relationships between the outdoors and essential academic skills.

Equip students, parents, and leaders with knowledge, a connection to nature, and the ability to articulate their values relating to wildlife, conservation, and the importance of being a good land steward.


Topics Covered: Wildlife in Science Industry, Lab Investigations, Anatomy and Adaptations, Niches and Food Webs, Soils, Plant ID, Wild about Technology, Land Management Tools, Careers, and more!


What is the L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Program?

  • 3 Days of hands-on training held on a private ranch in Texas

  • Receive 24 hours of SBEC credit

  • Receive L.A.N.D.S. Resource Notebook and Google drive link with all resources

  • All lessons are TEKS aligned for Grades 6-12

  • Become Project Wild / Aquatic WILD Certified (includes notebook, flashdrive with all resources, and 10 CPE/SBEC hours)

  • Cost $300 (includes lodging, food, drinks, and all class materials)

Step Two: Incorporate lessons from the L.A.N.D.S. Resource Notebook into your classroom

Step Three: Your regional L.A.N.D.S. Intensive educator will lead a quail necropsy in your classroom

Step Four: Your entire grade level will be invited to a field day on a local private ranch in Texas

  • Visit with local professionals in various fields

  • Hands-on learning experiences including rainfall simulator demonstration, radio telemetry, water quality testing, investigating scent stations, quail nest predation activities, deer necropsy, and much more

  • Students will learn the importance of being a land steward

  • TEKS aligned for Science, Math, History, Language Arts, Agricultural Ed., and P.E.


For more information about the L.A.N.D.S. Intensive Program contact:

Kassi Scheffer - - Director of Youth Education



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