Exploring the Vitality of the Virgin River: A Summer Watershed Camp in Mesquite, NV

Nestled within the arid beauty of Mesquite, Nevada, lies a hidden gem crucial to the community’s vitality: the Virgin River. While it winds its way through the landscape, it serves as more than just a picturesque sight. For the children aged 8-12 participating in the Virgin River Coalition’s Summer Watershed Camp, it’s a classroom where they learn about the intricate balance between human activity and environmental preservation. The camp is presented in collaboration with the Virgin Valley Water District, whose “H2O Joe” mascot is a favorite among the attendees. Understanding Nonpoint Source Pollution: At the heart of the camp’s curriculum