Environmental education is interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and holislic instruction. Agricultural education is vocational. Although each profession encompasses natural resources management as a common subject, they tend to exist in separate worlds. An examination of the goals and practices of agricultural and environmental education reveals that the professions have problem solving, decision making, community development, citizenship, and student project activities in common. Professionals and practitioners in each profession need to develop linkages which will promote instruction in and about natural resources as recommended by a national review.
linking agricultural and environmental education, vocational skills