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 …

Thanksgiving Travel 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017 is Thanksgiving in the USA Questions What are the most popular destinations for Thanksgiving Travel? Are there any special events taking place this Thanksgiving? Airline Stats Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 28.5 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines during the 12-day …

2017 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 were artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their creations and hopefully some will demonstrate. Of course there …

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 …

Nevada Mining

Mining in Nevada Key Links The NVMA conducts education and advocacy for mining and other related companies. http://www.nevadamining.org @nevadamining Embedded Tweets Kinross Gold's Bald Mountain mine completed the first transaction of the Nevada Conservation Credit System last week, protecting nearly 10,000 critical acres of sage grouse habitat in northeastern Nevada! #NVmininghttps://t.co/nuJ3VksC8S pic.twitter.com/WMJwxwAZ88 — Nevada Mining …

Radio Preservation Task Force: From Archive to Classroom

Recommended Viewing from the Library of Congress Radio Preservation Task Force: From Archive to Classroom Mass-media historians and archivists in the first national attempt to assess the history and record of radio in the United States. Livestreamed sessions included “Indigenous/First Nations Radio” and “Material & Digital Curation.” Indigenous/First Nations – Friday, 9:10-10:45 (Montpelier) This panel …

Public Broadcasting at 50

Recommended Viewing from the Library of Congress Washington, DC – The Library of Congress and Boston public broadcaster WGBH celebrated the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 with a series of panels featuring pioneers and experts in public broadcasting Friday, Nov. 3, 2 –6 p.m. The symposium — “Preserving …

#ItsMyParkDay in Austin, Texas

Hashtags Austin, Texas – Today (Saturday, November 4) is It’s My Park Day. Hashtag: #ItsMyParkDay The biggest city-wide volunteer event for the Austin Parks Foundation and has expanded to a Spring and Fall event held the first Saturday in March and November. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. …

National Climate Assessment #nca4

Cover Recommended Reading: Climate Science Special Report Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), Volume I, the first of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990. Key Links https://science2017.globalchange.gov https://science2017.globalchange.gov/downloads/CSSR2017_FullReport.pdf https://twitter.com/usgcrp Hashtags: #CSSR2017 #NCA4 Summary New observations and new research have increased our understanding of past, current, and future …

National Park Service Floats Fee Increase

Photo: Zion National Park Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) is considering increases to fees at highly visited national parks during peak visitor seasons. The proposed new fee structure would be implemented at Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Denali, Glacier, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Olympic, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion National Parks …