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 …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day is formally October 31. That said, as of 2000 the holiday is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Headlines Nevada Day is Always October 31 in Our Hearts are-there-any-nv-150-events-on-nevada-day-oct-31-this-year southern-nevadans-no-longer-feel-left-out History When is Nevada Day? Nevada became a state (admitted to the Union) October 31, 1864, so Nevada Day is …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. …

Nevada Links

Nevada flag Links related to Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Energy Choice Ballot Question 3 https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/think-tank-energy-choice-ballot-question-would-have-uncertain-impact-on-rates-wouldnt-directly-lead-to-more-renewables https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2018/08/09/the-simple-truth-about-question-3 https://energyreportnv.com Recommended Listening John L. Smith On Gov. Sandoval Starting To Ease Out Of The Job – July 23, 2018 – Governor Brian Sandoval is turning over some of his national duties as he enters the home …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Andrew Cattoir/NPS, Jet boating in the Black Canyon 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 …

Lake Tahoe

Photo: Ron Reiring, North Shore Tahoe is derived from the Washoe word “da ow” for lake. Headlines https://knpr.org/knpr/2017-08/lake-tahoe-continues-warming-trend scientists-present-integrated-approach-evaluating-lake-tahoes-nearshore-ecology The Washoe: The First People of Lake Tahoe Public workshop on Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park’s general management plan Lake Tahoe eco-Tips Tahoe National Forest https://plus.google.com/117674160014784773421/about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tahoe_National_Forest Twitter @LakeTahoeUSFS @TahoeMotoRide @ecomentum @FabulousTahoe https://twitter.com/squawalpine @Nevada_Magazine https://twitter.com/TahoeDailyTrib Embedded …

Laughlin Lagoon

Buzzwords In March 2018 Clark County Commissioners approved two Special Improvement Districts – SID 162A is for dredging work in the Laughlin Lagoon and SID 162B is for long term maintenance. The cost of the initial dredging is anticipated to be around $3.4 million.The hard deadline is December 31. Headlines http://www.mohavedailynews.com/laughlin_times/county-approves-lagoon-sids/article_b6fd81d2-2894-11e8-b6be-ebf428f3fa5a.html http://www.mohavedailynews.com/laughlin_times/lagoon-project-inches-closer-to-reality/article_3fbeb5b2-ada2-11e8-b0ea-a7698c550cc0.html http://www.mohavedailynews.com/laughlin_times/lagoon-project-keeps-moving-forward/article_d21cd158-8149-11e8-b8b7-4fa114ff527d.html https://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/efforts-underway-to-spur-development-on-laughlin-lagoon/1014411107 http://laughlinbuzz.blogspot.com/2018/06/laughlin-lagoon-sid-162a-consent-items.html …

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, Indigenous, 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 (Las …