Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. We are fans of Chef Flemmings bakery, the Thursday Farmers …

State of Nevada

State Flag Recommended Listening KNPR’s State of Nevada — https://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 …

Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

AAA Overview Map Late May – Early June 2018 road trip. May 26, Saturday. Henderson. Departure this morning. The hours before packing and thinking about packing. Enjoying the birdsongs and the wind on a typical blustery May morning in southern Nevada. We are barreling north by northeast on this trip heading to Grand Marais and …

Seven Magic Mountains, aka #7magicmountains

Photo: Windy Day Quotes Most people don’t know how beautiful the land is around Las Vegas, so I hope this inspires them to explore the city’s nature. – Ugo Rondinone Essay 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 …

Wild Nevada

Poster 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 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. This Planeta.com page aims to be a hub for …

Yucca Mountain

Yucca Mountain is located in the Great Basin, Yucca Mountain is east of the Amargosa Desert, south of the Nevada Test and Training Range and in the Nevada National Security Site. It is the site of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, which is currently identified by Congressional law as the nation’s spent nuclear waste …

Next 100 Coalition’s National Summit

Advancing a diverse and inclusive public lands system, this week (May 4-5) the Next 100 Coalition – http://next100coalition.org – hosts a National Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hashtag: #Next100Summit The two-day event convenes grassroots and national leaders to construct a strategic policy agenda that addresses attacks on access and protections of public lands, while growing …

Nevada Links

Links related to Nevada Wikipedia Nevada Geography_of_Nevada http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_Range Mountain_ranges_of_Nevada Desert Bighorn Sheep http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muddy_River Headlines https://travelnevada.com/adventures/32994/16-stories-behind-the-real-native-nevadans Nevada caves illuminate past climate, future challenges in the Southwest – @MatthewLachniet @danielrothberg Tourism official: Nevada has lots of merit beyond the Strip – @BDrysdale Disappearing Wheeler Peak Glacier is a barometer for climate change – @LasVegasSun Protecting Nevada’s past …

Nevada 2018

Gubernatorial Election The 2018 Nevada gubernatorial election will take place on November 6, 2018, to elect the next Governor of Nevada. The candidate filing deadline was March 16, 2018 and the primary election will be held on June 12, 2018. #NVGovDebate http://www.lasvegasnow.com Facebook Official campaign websites Bill Boyd (R) for Governor Stephanie Carlisle (R) for …

Burning Man

Photo: BLM The Burning Man event has taken place on public lands on the Black Rock Desert Playa every year but one since 1990. The annual festival draws 70,000 people to create a temporary city in the northern Nevada desert, and the week each year culminates with the burning of the Man structure Saturday night …