Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park (Some rights reserved) Here is a place I dearly love to take friends – a quiet park on the eastern outskirts of town, heading toward the Colorado River and Lake Mead: Clark County Wetlands Park Wetlands, in the Mojave Desert. Critical flyway. Keep Las Vegas Weir’d! For fans …

Al-Ahsa Oasis

Lingo Cards The oasis of Al-Ahsa in eastern Saudi Arabia became the kingdom’s fifth UNESCO World Heritage site in 2018. The nomination of the Al-Ahsa Oasis Cultural Landscape as a World Heritage site was accepted at the World Heritage Committee meeting, #42WHC. Al-Ahsa is a traditional oasis historical region in eastern Saudi Arabia whose name …