June 19, 2018

Steve Pellegrini, author of Botany and Zoology is a thirty-four year veteran of the secondary science classroom. He has taught biological science to students of all levels from seventh grade through college. He has published numerous papers and articles including a booklet on traditional uses of plants by Native Americans in the Great Basin. He earned an M.S. from the University of Nevada in Reno. The recipient of Nevada’s first Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, his achievements have also been recognized with numerous awards including the McAuliffe Fellowship, Milken Award, National Association of Biology Teachers “Biology Teacher of the Year” and NASCD Conservation Teacher of the Year for the Pacific Region. The author has also been widely recognized as an authority on feral horses.