Monthly Archives: August 2015


Our calendar for September 2015 features a photo of environmental education from Mount Rainer National Park. September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa. Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy … Continue reading

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Hanging Out in July and August

When hangouts debuted a few years ago, they were mostly glitchy and unreliable. They can still be glitchy – the frame freezing or sound disappearing – but those moments are relatively rare. What hangouts deliver is an opportunity to see and … Continue reading

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August 28 Dogs ‘N’ Drones in #DiscoveryPark

The view can be stunning in Henderson, Nevada. Join us Friday, August 28, 7-8pm-ish for Dogs and Drones – a free and open community meetup in which we learn how use smart phones and drones. Let us know if you’re attending … Continue reading

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Who are the global leaders in clean energy? #nces8

After the jolt of hope that is the #NCES8, there’s everything to celebrate today with Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. Livestreaming video RN Highlights included Senator Reed’s low-key and confident assessments throughout the proceedings. Clear-stated and confident, his presence was that … Continue reading

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Wild about Nevada Hangout

Hangout Friday, August 21: Wild about Nevada We talk to Friends of Nevada Wilderness and Friends of Gold Butte to explore rural and wild Nevada. What is the role of ecotourism in the newly-christened national monuments Basin and Range and … Continue reading

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This Week’s Carrotmob Challenge: Saluda Don Nicodemus Bartolo Vásquez

Carrotmob = event where people support an environmentally-friendly venue by gathering en masse to purchase the store’s products. Español: Un evento donde la gente apoya un negocio en forma de llegar en numeros para comprar los productos de la tienda. Literalmente: Movimiento … Continue reading

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Celebrating La Jarcieria El Arte Oaxaqueño

Sunday, August 16 Hanging Out with Don Nico, 730pm Oaxaca, 530pm Las Vegas Truly one of Mexico’s homegrown heroes, Nicodemus Bartolo Vásquez has been a friend to local campesinos, artisans and visitors to Oaxaca. The Jarcieria El Arte Oaxaqueño ranks … Continue reading

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