University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center

Photo University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center 8050 Paradise Road Staff deliver deliver non-degree, educational programs in these areas: Agriculture Children, Youth and Families Community Development Health and Nutrition Horticulture Natural Resources Key Links unce.unr.edu unce.unr.edu/counties/clark Grow Your Own Facebook Nevada Naturalist Program To become a Nevada Naturalist, participants complete …

Downtown Las Vegas #DTLV

Photo: Eternity Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a grand renewal. Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk and be down here. You can’t create density without trying …

Las Vegas

Stroller Living 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 March 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Henderson’s Bark in the Park

Poster Today Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 9, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets, and kiddie pools …

Reno

Photo: Tom, Reno Arch Reno sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. Hashtag: #BiggestLittleCity Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reno? Embedded Tweets I love the Holidays so I have lowered the …

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 …

Valley of Fire State Park

Photo Nevada – Valley of Fire State Park is the state’s oldest and largest state park, dedicated 1935. Civilian Conservation Corps workers helped to make the new park accessible to visitors through the construction of roads and rest areas. The valley derives its name from the red sandstone formations and the stark beauty of the …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Parade of Lights Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park Service. …

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 …