Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park 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 of quiet and urban ecotourism …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo: Walking the dog on a leash One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. FacebookProject GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash is a 2.5 mile habitat restoration program located between Arroyo Grande …

#EarthDay in Las Vegas

Henderson, Nevada – Project GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash hosts an Earth Day community volunteer clean-up of the Pittman Wash. Enjoy the beauty of Pittman Wash in temperate weather. Help remove invasive species (tamarisk and fountain grass), repair trails and remove litter. Dress accordingly – study shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, and sun block. Meet at the amphitheater behind …