Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football and rugby stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 A personal note. I have the pleasure of living in Las Vegas (Henderson) in 2018 and my objective  is to offer a personal account, tips and insights that help get locals and visitors on the same page. In 2018 Las Vegas recovers from the 1 October Shootings. There’s more to be done to …

#WorldWetlandsDay is February 2

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February 2 to commemorate the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. Hashtag: #WorldWetlandsDay The theme for 2017 “Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction” emphasizes the importance of the wetland ecosystem as a natural, effective …

Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes

Tonight – Thursday, November 17 at 6pm –  Clark County Wetlands Park presents an evening lecture titled “Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes” about the rich cultural history of the Southern Paiute tribes of Southern Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Speakers Shanandoah and Greg Anderson will share insight about many aspects of the Southern Paiute people’s life …

Wetlands

Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil, or is present either at or near the surface of the soil all year or for varying periods of time during the year Embedded Tweets In a nutshell why and how we can #KeepUrbanWetlands . https://t.co/whDRYWA8TE @WorldBank @UNDP @CityofJoburgZA @BiophilicCities @WWTConsulting pic.twitter.com/DxAUjb5Zbg — Wetlands Convention (@RamsarConv) December 13, …