Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone Mojave Desert – Explore the waterways of southern Nevada and the self-defined fabulous city of Las Vegas, aka The Meadows, translated from Spanish. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links and Water pages. One of the most interesting case studies in water conservation, recreation, and management, the Las Vegas …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP 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 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. HeadlinesA showdown in Nevada could …

Las Vegas’ Old Fort State Historic Park

Photo: Old fort state park Among our Las Vegas faves, the place where Las Vegas began, the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 East Washington Avenue in downtown. Entrance fee is $3 and free for those under 12 years of age. Tue-Sat 8am-430pm. Recommended for history fans. The fort was an important …

The Nevada Independent

Elsewhere on the Web The Nevada Independent – thenevadaindependent.com – is one of our favorite sources for comprehensive coverage of all things Nevada. About: The Nevada Independent is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website founded in 2017 by veteran political journalist and commentator Jon Ralston. The site and its supporting channels are focused on ethical, unbiased …

Gold Butte Links

Poster Links related to Gold Butte presented in somewhat random fashion: Key LinksGold Butte National Monument – Bird and Hike Friends of Gold Butte 2018Monday, July 30, 10am Pacific. Elected officials and community leaders spoke out for Nevada’s #MonumentsForAll. Protect Nevada streams from Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ProtectNevada Twitter Moment⚡️ “Places to visit in 2017: Bears Ears and …

Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act

Elsewhere on the Web The Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA) – 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 …

Clark County, Nevada

Photo: Scenic Route There’s no visiting Las Vegas without visiting Clark County and vice-versa. We are big fans of the parks, museums, and tourism corridors. Motto: “Living Relentlessly, Developing Economically!” Channel 1004 on Cox Cable Key [email protected] Access to government and community Meeting Agendas Newsletters CCTV Live Ethics & Disclosures Guides & Directories Committees, Councils, …

Nevada Energy

Spotlight on energy in Nevada: 2018 Election Recommended ListeningQuestion 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 market …

Gold Butte National Monument

Image On our list of places to visit Gold Butte National Monument is an area of about 300,000 acres of public lands located between the Overton Arm of Mesquite in southern Nevada near the Arizona border. Prior to its designation as a national monument, most of the area was designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern. An executive order issued by …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2021) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. Word is the land art installation will be uninstalled at the end of 2021. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel …