Valley of Fire State Park

Nevada – Valley of Fire State Park is the state’s oldest and largest state park, dedicated 1935. Civilian Conservation Corps workers helped to make the new park accessible to visitors through the construction of roads and rest areas. The valley derives its name from the red sandstone formations and the stark beauty of the Mojave …

Stroll ‘N’ Roll 2017

The best things in life are free, family-friendly and generally include bicycles. Such is the case for the Henderson, Nevada which hosts its annual Stroll-N-Roll Saturday, November 18. The 4-hour annual event is a spin so the speak on the Ciclovia phenomenon sweeping the globe. Originally founded in Bogota, Colombia, ciclovias are scheduled events when roads are closed to motorized traffic, allowing the …

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park is located in California and Nevada east of the Sierra Nevada, occupying a transition zone between the Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. Tupippuh Nummu means “Our Homeland” in the language of the Timbisha Shoshone, the native people of Death Valley. Timbisha is their name for the valley as well. The word ‘Timbisha’ refers to a sacred …

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 …

Pahrump Social Powwow 2017

Pahrump, Nevada – The Pahrump Social Powwow is an opportunity for Native Americans and non-natives alike to celebrate Indigenous culture. Pahrump is home to the Western Shoshone and Paiute tribes and the Powwow is held each year the weekend before Thanksgiving. The powwow starts Friday, November 17 at noon and runs through Sunday, November 19, 6pm. The event is …

Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit #nvbikeped

Poster The Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit returned to Las Vegas November 13 and 14. The Summit brought together enthusiasts and advocates of biking and walking with transportation professionals from across Nevada to share resources and best practices related to bicycle infrastructure, funding, education, outreach, and policy. Included are keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and workshops. …

Las Vegas

Skyline 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) are …

Nevada

Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. Indigenous …

Nevada Sagebrush Ecosystem Program

Poster The Nevada Sagebrush Ecosystem Program is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary program established to protect and enhance the sagebrush landscape. The sagebrush ecosystem, in addition to being home for much of the state’s plants and wildlife, is an integral part of Nevada’s culture and economy. The ecosystem program is focused on providing solutions and actions to …