Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act

Elsewhere on the Web The Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA) – https://www.blm.gov/SNPLMA – became law in October 1998. It allows the Bureau of Land Management to sell public land within a specific boundary around Las Vegas, Nevada. The revenue derived from land sales is split between the State of Nevada General Education Fund …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: 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 Flemming’s bake shop, the Thursday Farmers Market …

One Nevada Transportation Plan

Recommended Reading: One Nevada Transportation Plan Key Links http://onenvplan.com https://twitter.com/oneNVplan From the website: NDOT is seeking public input on the draft One Nevada Transportation Plan! Please review and comment on the draft plan before it is finalized. All comments must be submitted before October 29, 2018 via email to info@onenvplan.com or by mail to 1263 …

Downtown Las Vegas #DTLV

Photo: Historic Fifth Street School 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. FYI The Downtown Project is now DTP. Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk …

State of Nevada

Logo 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 iTunes …

Fort Churchill State Park

Photo: BLM Nevada, Pony Express Fort Churchill was built in 1861 to provide protection for early settlers and guard Pony Express mail runs. Today the site is preserved in a state of arrested decay within the Fort Churchill State Historic Park. The Nevada State Park System acquired 3,200 acres along the Carson River in 1994 …

Nevada Energy

Spotlight on energy in Nevada: 2018 Election Recommended Listening Question 3: Opponents Make Their Case – Opponents of Question 3 say it shouldn’t be a constitutional measure, and that its cost to implement is too high. (October 2018) Question 3: Supporters Make Their Case – Advocates of the ballot question on changing how Nevada’s electricity …

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 …

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 …

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 …