Lisa K. Taylor

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Lisa K. Taylor

Assistant Professor, County Educator

Summary

Lisa K. Taylor works in the fields of agri-entrepreneurship; community development; nutrition education, food preparation and food preservation; health and wellness education; and youth development. As an Extension educator in Carson City and Storey County, she addresses critical needs and issues with training and assessment.

Education

William C. Hinkley High School
B.S.,Vocational Home Economics Education and B.S., Consumer Sciences - Colorado State University
Master of Agriculture, Colorado State University
Doctor of Philosophy of Agriculture Education, Oklahoma State University

Programs

Elders playing Bingocize.

Bingocize

Bingocize mixes exercise, health education and bingo to help seniors overcome health problems. It’s completely adaptable for all types of facilities and is beneficial for all ranges of physical and mental ability. Evidence shows social, cognitive and physical improvements from doing Bingocize, and the best part is that it's fun!

dog show

Carson City / Storey County 4-H Youth Development

If you or your children are looking for a quality and fun youth development experience in the Carson City area.

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Carson City Community Garden

The Community Garden began in 2001 and allows community members who don’t have room for a vegetable garden to rent a 4-by-16-foot garden bed for $20 a season at a 25-bed garden complex on Beverly Drive east of the cemetery. The price includes water, soil preparation, some seeds and fertilizer. 

hands holding freshly picked carrots

Grow Your Own, Nevada!

Learn the secrets of high desert gardening

ladybug larva eating aphids on a pepper plant

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management program is a long-term management strategy that uses a combination of tactics to reduce pests to tolerable levels with potentially lower costs for the pest manager and minimal effect on the environment.

carson city town hall

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Carson City

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Carson City County

virginia city, story county, nevada

Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Storey County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Storey County

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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Extension’s Pesticide Safety Education Program provides web-based training for pesticide applicators seeking to apply restricted and general use pesticides safely, properly and according to the law. Pesticide licensure and certification is administered by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.

An older adult man prepares a sandwich

Seniors Eating Well

Healthy eating and nutrition education for older adults. These lessons are designed to reach older adults at places they congregate: senior centers, low-income housing community centers, and other senior housing centers.

Greenhouse Project

The Greenhouse Project

The Greenhouse Project serves as a teaching facility for hands on programs at the Carson City High School. Students help to cultivate and distribute vegetables and herbs for culinary classes and community food ban.

News & Journal Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

Fact Sheets
Nevada Liberty Bell in Carson City, Nevada
Community Assets for Carson City, 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.
M. Rebori, J. Lednicky, B. Borden, L. Taylor 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, FS-22-10
St Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church and Museum
Community Assets for Storey 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.
M. Rebori, J. Lednicky, B. Borden, L. Taylor 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, FS-22-09
St Peter's Episcopal Church, Carson City, NV
Economic Characteristics for Carson City, 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.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, Lisa K Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum, Carson City, NV
Land Use and Fiscal Characteristics for Carson City, 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.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, Lisa K Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Mark Twain plaque in Virginia City, NV
Demographic Characteristics for Storey County, NV
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.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, Lisa K. Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Fourth Ward School in Storey County, NV
Economic Characteristics for Storey, 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.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, Lisa K. Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
The Washoe Club, Oldest Saloon in Virginia City, NV
Industry Top Performers for Storey 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.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, Lisa K. Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
St Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church and Museum
Land Use and Fiscal Characteristics for Storey 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.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, Lisa K. Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Comstock Firemen's Museum in Virginia City, NV
Social Characteristics for Storey 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.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, Lisa K. Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Fox Brewpub, Carson City, NV
Social Characteristics for Carson City, 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.
B. Borden,J. Lednicky, Lisa K Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Best management practices for livestock and equine during wildfire smoke events
Wildfire can be an important tool in maintaining diverse and healthy ecosystems. However, wildfires can also increase greenhouse gas emissions, devastate ecosystems, and decimate animal populations and their habitats, along with homes and other structures, creating hazardous health impacts on humans and animals.
L. Chichester, M. Kay, J. Roice-Gomes, M. Allen, L. Taylor, S. Emm 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, FS-21-10
Special Publications
Douglas County Needs Assessment
The purpose of this study was to determine the needs of Douglas County citizens. The results then could serve as educational and programmatic foci in the years to come. This Douglas County Needs Assessment was conducted in conjunction with Carson City/Storey County.
L. M. Chichester, L. K. Taylor, W. P. Evans, K. N. Russell 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, SP-20-15
Nevada's Liberty Bell
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Carson City, 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. Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
St Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church and Museum
Nevada Economic Assessment Project Socioeconomic Baseline Report for Storey 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, D. Zapata, L. Taylor 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Douglas County Needs Assessment
The purpose of this study was to determine the needs of Douglas County citizens. The results then could serve as educational and programmatic foci in the years to come.
Chichester, L., Taylor, L., Evans, B., & Russell, K. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, SP-20-15