Nowruz

Buzzwords Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎; literally “new day”) marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually occurs on 21 March. It is celebrated as the beginning of the new year by more than 300 million people around the world and has been celebrated for over …

Spring

Photo: La Primavera What we know about Spring: Spring is one of the four conventional temperate seasons, spring follows winter and preceding summer. When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it will be autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa. At the spring equinox, days are approximately 12 hours long with day length …

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 …