Featured Programs

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Elko County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Elko County includes programs in a variety of curriculum and content areas and delivery methods.

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Heart & Hope: Family Violence Prevention Program

Program works to promote resiliency, strengthen positive future relationships and stop the domestic violence cycle

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Living with Fire

Helping Nevadans and visitors prepare for wildfire

 
 

Meet the rest of Elko County Team

Vicki Brook
4-H Youth Development Coordinator
Paul Meiman
Associate Professor, Rangeland Livestock/Wildlife Interactions, State Specialist
Paula Moore
Administrative Assistant I

Elko County Related News Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

 
Heart & Hope Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions of the Heart & Hope domestic violence program
Baker-Tingey, J. 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Blog Post
Heart & Hope Law Enforcement Training
Details regarding law enforcement training for the Heart & Hope domestic violence program.
Baker-Tingey, J. 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Blog Post
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Using native plants to attract pollinators and other beneficial insects - workshop and plant giveaway
These workshops in Reno and Elko will cover the fascinating ecology of our native pollinators and how to use native plants to provide critical habitat for them and pest control services for you. In addition, there will be a plant giveaway at the end of the workshop!
Burls, K.J. and H. Kratsch 2021, University of Nevada, Reno Event Calendar
County Fair Boots in Elko, NV
Cultural Overview for Elko County, NV
A quick look at Elko's demographics, history, geography, and culture.
D. Zapata 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Great Basin College in Elko
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report Elko County, Nevada
This report will be used by local, state, and federal agencies as a tool for future planning, aiming to assist the communities of Nevada. It will help readers understand their community’s social, demographic, economic, and environmental trends.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, M. Rebori, L. Thomas, J. Baker-Tingey 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
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Asset Mapping for Elko County: Every community has a story
Community Assets are anything that improves a community. Assets are what we want to keep in our community, the things we want to build upon. Assets are what we want to sustain for future generations.
B. Borden, M. Rebori, J. Lednicky, L. Thomas 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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Demographic Characteristics for Elko County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
Borden, B., Thomas, L., Lednicky, J., Baker-Tingey, J. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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Economic Characteristics for Elko County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
Borden, B., Thomas, L., Lednicky, J., Baker-Tingey, J. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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Industry Top Performers for Elko County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
Borden, B., Thomas, L., Lednicky, J., Baker-Tingey, J. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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Land Use and Fiscal Characteristics for Elko County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
Borden, B., Thomas, L., Lednicky, J., Baker-Tingey, J. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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Social Characteristics for Elko County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
Borden, B., Thomas, L., Lednicky, J., Baker-Tingey, J. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake with Reservation and Off-reservation Kindergarten Students in Nevada. Emm, S., Harris, J., Halterman, J., Chvilicek, S., & Bishop, C. 2019, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 9(B), 1-10.
Elko County Radon Potential Map - 2018
Use this map to find out the potential of radon exposure in Elko County homes.
Howe, S. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. IP
Report to Community on Volunteer Forum: Elko, Nev.
As part of the planning process, Nevada Volunteers in partnership with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension conducted six community forums across the state in Reno, Fallon, Las Vegas, Mesquite, Elko and Tonopah in spring of 2016 as a means of outreach to both rural and urban communities. The purpose of the fo
Rebori, M., Baker-Tingey, J., and Wright, J. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
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Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness - Elko County
Elko County has more rural communities located in high- and extreme-wildfire hazard areas than anywhere else in Nevada. University of Nevada, Reno Extension; and Elko County have come together to promote the Fire Adapted Community concept. They believe that this is the best response to our wildfire threat.
Smith, E., Sistare, S., Nejedlo, G 2016, Extension | Univerisity of Nevada, Reno, SP-16-02
Results of a Mailed Survey: Priorities for Wells, Nevada Baker-Tingey, J., Smith, M. and Singletary, L. 2014, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness, Elko County
Do you know what it takes to survive a wildfire? A fire adapted community is a community located in fire-prone area that requires little assistance from firefighters during a wildfire. Read more about fire adapted communities in the Elko County area.
Smith, E., Sistare, S., Nejedlo, G. 2011, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, SP-16-02
Northeastern Nevada Wildfires 2006 Part 1 - Fire and Land-use HIstory
Learn about how wildland fires occure by understanding the conditions that lead up to large fires, historical perspectives, climate changes, ecological changes, and many more.
McAdoo, K., Schultz, B., Swanson, S., and Back, G. 2006, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-07-20
Northeastern Nevada Wildfires 2006 Part 3 - Rehabilitating Fire-impacted Areas
This factsheet is the third of three fact sheets that and will address the 2006 wildfires in northeastern Nevada. Learn about 2006 fire season observations, vegetation management, natural conditions, and more.
McAdoo, K., Schultz, B., Swanson, S., and Wilson, B. 2006, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-07-22

County Reports

 
Elko County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020
Program impacts for the University of Nevada, Reno Extension, Elko County Office for fiscal year 2019-2020. The programs are Strengthening Families, 4-H Youth Development, Natural Resources and Ag and Horticulture.
J. Baker-Tingey 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, County Reports, FYI 2020
Elko County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019
Elko County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
Baker-Tingey, J. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Elko County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018
Elko County Annual Report | July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Baker-Tingey, J. 2017, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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