Las Vegas DIY Water Tour

Poster One of the most interesting case studies in H20 conservation, recreation, and management, is Las Vegas, city proper and surrounding valley. Planeta.com’s Las Vegas DIY Water Tour, includes a contemporary and historical view of the wet spots in the Southern Paiute land and Mojave Desert and the waterways of southern Nevada including Hoover Dam, …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Shaded Streets, November 2021 (Some rights reserved) Downtown Las Vegas is the historic district of Las Vegas. Hashtag: #DTLV Faves include Container Park, Nuwu, the Healing Garden, the old fort, and the Neon Museum. Best way to get around? We recommend RTC Bike Share for part of the journey. Spurred into being …

Miami, Florida

Photo: Adam Mizrahi, Brickell Skyline (Some rights reserved) Miami is located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County. Miami’s metro area is the eighth most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the United States, with a population of around 5.5 million. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Ybn7rEuQ867pAyYk8 HeadlinesUnited States historian says Mary …

Columbia River

Photo: Michael Matti, Weisendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to …

Great Basin National Park

Photo: Great Basin National Park, Ridge North of Lexington Creek (Some rights reserved) Updating news and key links to Great Basin National Park located in northern Nevada. In 2022 the Lehman Caves celebrates its 100th anniversary as a protected area. Webinars hosted by Great Basin National Park Foundation take place the first Wednesday of the …

Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, …

Davis, California

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Mural, Davis Community Media (Some rights reserved) Davis, California is a vibrant community and a case study of slow growth located between San Francisco and Sacramento. Recommended listening – check out the community radio: kdrt.org. Davis boasts a bike-friendly community. There are numerous paths for bikes and pedestrians. More info online …

Hispanic Heritage Month

Photo: My Public Lands, Camino Real (Some rights reserved) National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the country’s history, heritage and culture. Hashtags: #HispanicHeritageMonth, #MesDeLaHerenciaHispana Key linkshispanicheritagemonth.gov HeadlinesYes, We’re Calling It Hispanic Heritage Month And …

Lake Tahoe

Photo: Ron Reiring, North Shore (Some rights reserved) Tahoe is derived from the Washoe word “da ow” for lake. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/bUTq1CpyckUWMQ3o8 According to Tahoe South: Even the name ‘Lake Tahoe’ is from the Washoe, or at least its origin is before we garbled it up. The word ‘Tahoe’ is the result of a mispronunciation of …