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Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980
- Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
- Names: Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies
- Subject: Washoe Valley (Nev.) -- Case studies -- Environmental aspects