Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. State Parks 3.5 million people …

State of the State: Nevada 2019

Hashtags Tonight Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak gives his inaugural State of the State of Nevada address in Carson City from the Assembly Chambers of the Nevada Legislature. The speech lays out priorities for the upcoming year and Sisolak’s four-year term. Hashtag: #StateofNevada Key Links gov.nv.gov Governor Sisolak Inaugural Address (as prepared for delivery) Livestreaming The …

State of Nevada

Logo Recommended Listening: KNPR’s State of Nevada — knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada — is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Newsmakers and experts give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Podcast fans, subscribe directly using iTunes …

Nevada’s Spring Mountains

Photo The highest point is Mount Charleston, at 11,918 feet (3,633 meters). The area around Mt. Charleston is protected in the Mount Charleston Wilderness. Is there snow on the mountains? Key Links The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, also known as Mount Charleston, offers opportunities for year-round fun. When you visit, learn about the area …

Nevada Links

Nevada flag Links related to Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Comstock Lode https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comstock_Lode Nevada’s Bonanza King Revisited Twitter @TheNVIndy @Nevada_Magazine @NVMuseums @connectnevada @HistoryNevada @lostcitymuseum @atdleft @LetsTalkNevada @nevadadot @jlnevadasmith @nevadaart Las Vegas / Clark County @CityOfLasVegas @ClarkCountyNev Places of Interest @visitpahrump @VisitCarsonCity @goldwellmuseum @CityofFallon @VirginiaCity @Nevada_Places Reno @CityofReno @RenoPublicRadio @ThisIsReno @ByBenSpillman @getoutdoorsnv @Matthew_B_Brown Natural World …

The Nevada Independent

Elsewhere on the Web The Nevada Independent – thenevadaindependent.com – is one of our favorite sources for comprehensive coverage of all things Nevada. About: The Nevada Independent is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website founded in 2017 by veteran political journalist and commentator Jon Ralston. The site and its supporting channels are focused on ethical, unbiased …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of August 2018,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning about water in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: December Sky Can stacked, day-glo boulders be more than a tourist trap? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains is a whimsical and ephemeral delight. Hashtag: #7magicmountains This land art installation will last only so long before it is disassembled. Its mission continues after the second year …