Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Photo During 2020 Responsible Travel Week we are strolling and soundwalking our journey to the waterways of Las Vegas. Look for major updates to this page and links mentioned below. One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning …

Tropicana Avenue (Las Vegas)

Photo: Blue Skies Streets in Vegasland boast the names of classic casinos, some still in operation like the “Tiffany of the Strip” the Trop, aka the world-famous Tropicana Avenue. Join us as we take the slow adventure road trip along the avenue. There are fresh-baked, gluten-full staples and deserts, a wetlands park that leads to …

Las Vegas Sweet Tomato Test Garden

Photo: License Plate Among our fave places in Las Vegas: Sweet Tomato Test Garden Visiting Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 – 5. Closed Sunday. Appointments available Key Links sweettomatotestgarden.com YouTube Flickr Facebook Google Maps goo.gl/maps/zxWpAym6n2sdkfb36 Embedded Tweets Today’s visit to the Sweet Tomato Test Garden https://t.co/7vk0vhdRpc #lasvegasnow #gardening #faves 🍅 pic.twitter.com/S62etHDRbj — Ron Mader (@ronmader) …

Zion National Park

Photo Zion National Park is one of our favorite places in the USA. Puebloan Peoples inhabited the area from 500-1200 A.D, followed by the Paiute, who were still in residence in 1858 when Mormon missionaries arrived. The Southern Paiute called the area Mukuntuweap which means “straight canyon.” Key Links nps.gov/zion Facebook @ZionNPS Flickr Questions What would …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, ranges in width from 0.25 to 15 miles (0.4 …

Great Buns Bakery, Las Vegas

Photo: Blue Skies One of our fave places remains open in Las Vegas during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic: Great Buns Bakery, 3270 East Tropicana Open to the public, this family-run, wholesale bakery serves restaurants and resorts in the valley. ‘Where did you get your bread? – Great Buns!’ a standard exchange. I’ll take family and …

Oregon Natural Desert Association

Logo Spotlight: Oregon Natural Desert Association, working to protect, defend and restore Oregon’s high desert since 1987. Key Links onda.org – Events Flickr YouTube – Playlists Facebook @TheOregonDesert Sage Steppes: 800 Miles on the Oregon Desert Trail Twitter Tweets by TheOregonDesert Planeta.com Wild USA Deserts Oregon Oregon Links USA

USA 2020 Impeachment

Photo: NASA, US Capitol Rolling coverage of the impeachment of Donald Trump: April 2020 Trump fires intelligence community watchdog who defied him on whistleblower complaint – Politico Comics https://boingboing.net/2020/02/12/a-calvinesque-and-hobbesian-lo-9.html Insider hired @anthony_delcol and @joshadams — two accomplished comics creators — to tell this story. In September 2019, Speaker Pelosi announced articles of impeachment would be …

Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness

Photo: John Fowler, Memory of Water Spotlight on the Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness in northwestern New Mexico. BLM: The Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness is a rolling landscape of badlands which offers some of the most unusual scenery found in the Four Corners Region. Time and natural elements have etched a fantasy world of strange rock formations made of interbedded …

USA 2020 Census

Join us Thursday as the So. Nevada #Census2020 effort kicks-off at the #ClarkCounty Gov’t. Ctr. in downtown Las #Vegas. Visit http://SouthernNevadaCounts.com to RSVP and learn about the #Census. Resident participation is vital to #WinTheCensus. #NVCensus2020 #NevadaMatters #BeCountedNV Join us Thursday as the So. Nevada #Census2020 effort kicks-off at the #ClarkCounty Gov't. Ctr. in downtown Las …