Las Vegas DIY Water Tour

Poster Frequently Updated Join us as we watch the virtual water conference December 13. One of the most interesting case studies in H20 conservation, recreation, and management, the Las Vegas DIY Water Tour, includes visits to the iconic Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Colorado River beaches, and less frequently visited places including the Old Fort, Wetlands …

Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Museum (some rights reserved) Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have a few faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace Neon Museum Old Fort Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Ron Mader, Barber Pole (some rights reserved) Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors / year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Tropicana (November 2021) Publisher’s note: This page explores what is usually the busiest corridor in Las Vegas, aka Las Vegas Strip, on Las Vegas Boulevard. We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. Looking for masked visitors. New in 2021: Resorts World. Also the major re-opening of Pinball Hall …

National Finals Rodeo

Logo The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the richest and most prestigious rodeo in the world. It is the culmination of the rodeo season where the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding compete to take home top honors and their share …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag What would locals like others know about Las Vegas? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas faces reality of drought – Oliver Milman/Guardian @olliemilmanLas Vegas is set to come out of Covid-19 better than ever – CNNLas Vegas …

Vegas Water Links

Photo: Ron Mader, I-11 and Lake Mead (some rights reserved) What would insiders like others to know about water in Las Vegar? From estuaries to restrictions to weirs, here are relevant links presented in a somewhat random fashion: December 13 Virtual Water Conference HeadlinesLas Vegas, we have a problem – Nevada Independent‘We live in a …

NFL Raiders

Logo NFL Pro Football teams Raiders – raiders.com – moved from Oakland, California to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2020. The 2021-2022 season will be the first played with fans at Allegiant Stadium. For fans of sports tourism, watching the growth of Las Vegas as a veritable sports town brings a new perspective to the ever-changing …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic (some rights reserved) The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a …