Las Vegas

Bicycle Valet Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of Nevada and hosted more than 41 million visitors in 2016. Nearly 2.1 million of Nevada’s 2.8 million residents live in Clark County, which covers the Las Vegas metro area. And we mention these people – locals and visitors – because they (we) …

Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit

Poster: Ron Mader, Summit The Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit returns to Las Vegas November 13 and 14. Suncoast Hotel and Casino will be the host for this year’s Summit and is offering discounted pricing. The Summit brings together enthusiasts and advocates of biking and walking with transportation professionals from across Nevada to share resources …

Get Outdoors, Nevada #getoutdoorsnv

Saturday, October 7 is Get Outdoors Nevada Day and celebrations will be held at Henderson’s Cornerstone Park between 9am-2pm. Hashtag:#getoutdoorsNV About the event The Outside Las Vegas Foundation, in partnership with the City of Henderson, presents the 4th annual Get Outdoors Nevada Day. A free, fun, family-friendly event highlighting all Southern Nevada has to offer in recreational …

Turning the Tide: Water in the Desert

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing the September panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Hashtag: #BuildingLasVegas On Thursday, …

Dreamers

The news that the Trump Administration will rescind DACA prompts an exploration of migration and USA-Mexico relations. This page will expand with relevant links and resources. From Lawlogix.com What Is the DREAM Act and Who Are DREAMers? While Congress debates issues regarding comprehensive immigration reform, the Department of Homeland Security has implemented the Deferred Action …

Hawai’i

Photo: Eric Tessmer, Hanauma Bay Hawai’i is the southernmost state in the USA The Hawaiian Archipelago hosts eight national parks, two renowned World Heritage Sites: Papahānaumokuākea, a Marine National Monument and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park and an expansive Biosphere Reserve. More park info on the Planeta Wiki. Six major islands: Hawai’i Island, Maui, Lāna’i, Moloka‘i, O’ahu …

Hispanic Heritage Month

In the USA, aug 15- sep 15   hashtag: #HispanicHeritageMonth Key links https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov   Embedded tweets Celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth with TSHA. Download your FREE Tejanos Through Time eBook: https://t.co/IO3Xo44ZJx#Latino #Tejano #Hispanic pic.twitter.com/s0gc0Mf641 — TxStHistAssoc (@TxStHistAssoc) September 17, 2017   Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/09

Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster: Native American Day 2017 Honor Native American Heritage Month in November and mark your calendar: Saturday, November 18, 2017 for Native American Day at Nevada’s Lost City Museum. The event features Native American dancers, food and demonstrations. There will be a variety of artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their creations and hopefully some will …

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Buzzwords Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Buzzwords 2017 The proposed reduction in budget and staff at the EPA is one of the major changes proposed by the Trump Administration. Key Links http://www.epa.gov @EPA   Planeta.com Planeta.com proposes an in-depth look at the EPA with your help. Our resource guide (this page) to the EPA will be …