2018 Recycling in Las Vegas

Poster February 3 8 News NOW Living Green Super Recycling Day, Thomas and Mack Center Parking Lot, 7:30am-230pm The seventh annual event is held at the Thomas and Mack Parking lot off Swenson and Tropicana Avenue. 8 News Now: “Don’t know what to do with your old electronics like TVs or computers? Do you have car or vehicle …

Dakota

Indigenous Peoples The Dakota people are a Native American tribe and First Nations band government in North America. They compose two of the three main subcultures of the Sioux people, and are typically divided into the Eastern Dakota and the Western Dakota. The Eastern Dakota are the Santee (Isáŋyathi or Isáŋ-athi; “knife” + “encampment”, ″dwells …

MLK Day

Martin Luther King Day – a federal holiday – falls on the third Monday of January. Hashtags: #MLKDay, #MLKDay2018, #MartinLutherKing Embedded Tweets A universal message of justice.A symbol of tolerance.A dream of peace. Martin Luther King Jr. was born #OnThisDay in 1929. There's no better time than now to do what is right. 📰 https://t.co/ZeSYQNk1Tc #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/zdXRk1e1aB — …

Hawai’i Tourism Boom 2018

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Waikiki Beach Recommended Viewing: Tourism Boom – Do We Know When to Say When? PBS Hawai’i Insights program explored the environmental and economic impacts of Hawai’i’s ongoing tourism boom. In 2017 Hawai’i made its eighth straight record-breaking year for tourism, topping 9 million visitor arrivals. The program asked its panelists to review …

New Years in Las Vegas 2018

Photo: Downtown Mural Las Vegas – America’s Party is the name of the free New Year’s Eve event held on the Las Vegas Strip put together by Las Vegas Events and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The party also encompasses the paid event held in the Fremont Street Experience. Fireworks go off at …

Snapshots and embedded tweets from Navajo Tours, December 2017 USA

Photo: Alien Egg Hatchery Checking in with our friends at Navajo Tours USA: Embedded Tweets Fun time at Horn Point, Honaker Trail near Goosenecks State Park. I was taking photos and video of our guide John Hosteen. #NavajoUSA pic.twitter.com/4pmge7iVqk — Kialo Winters (@KialoWinters) October 27, 2017 Check @cotopaxi and their initiatives. We also aspire to …

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 …

First Friday Las Vegas 12.2017

Poster Las Vegas hosts First Friday … the first Friday every month. Hashtag: #FirstFridayLV  History: The event debuted in October 2002 and has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Sometimes a gathering is large and rambunctious. Sometimes it’s just a quiet night where people are unsure of where the party is. There are more food …

2017 Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit #nvbikeped

Poster The Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit returned to Las Vegas November 13 and 14, 2017. 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 …