Edible Scat for the Holidays

Online shopping and shipping is not an available option, but hand-crafted edible excrement that mimics the poo of native animal species is available direct from the Natural Lands Trust. Teenage volunteers who have attended education programs at Crow’s Nest Preserve for many years and are now looking for ways to give something back and making …

Planeta.com’s #IY2017 #YearOfOpen Spotlight Award

2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading the way. We are seeking examples …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to the Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 59 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

Las Vegas Strong

Las Vegas – October 1, 2017 marked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Other outlets have more details of the attack, and we are keeping an eye on developments and the responses to this tragedy. The death toll from an attack on a Las Vegas Strip country music concert has risen to 59 people …

Montreal Hosts #sbstta #wg8j10

Publisher’s Note: Developing Story to be updated during and after the event Montreal – The Twenty-first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-21) hosts more than 500 delegates from around the world meet this week. The discussion spotlights Indigenous peoples and local communities’ contributions to the Convention on Biological Diversity …

Bike Share in Las Vegas #RTCBikeShare

Photo: Ron Mader, Bike Share in Las Vegas The next big thing is happening now in downtown Las Vegas. I’m referring to the growing number of bicycle share programs around the world. Launched October 1, 2016 is the downtown bike share program run by the city — https://rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com — and celebrating its first birthday. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare …

Evaluating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development #iy2017

Poster The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness …

Holiday Bike Rides

When is the next holiday bike ride? ¿Cuándo es el próximo paseo en bicicleta de vacaciones? Embedded Tweets We look forward to riding in the Holiday Bike Ride this weekend in #LasVegas. We hope to see you there! https://t.co/vxtdmtAU3I @RTCSNV @lasvegascyclery #Cycling pic.twitter.com/hnq1M0jxC0 — Fisher for Nevada (@fisherfornevada) December 8, 2017 Great crowd today for …