Category Archives: nevada

Vaquero: Check out the sculpture by Luis Jimenez in Las Vegas #urbanhikes

Want to get off the beaten path in Las Vegas? Curiously, my top recommendation is to go most visited place of all – the McCarran Airport. See if you can find the fiberglass Vaquero Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, … Continue reading

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Get Outdoors Nevada

Kudos to the organizers of this weekend’s Get Outdoors Nevada celebration at Sunset Park in Las Vegas. So many good people, such a a fun, family-friendly event at a beautiful city park with great viewing of the incoming and outgoing … 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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#LiveMonumental

Curious about national monuments in the USA? The #LiveMonumental roadtrip made its first stop in Las Vegas today. For details, keep an eye on the  #LiveMonumental hashtag and the Planeta Wiki page: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/livemonumental Quotes: You haven’t experienced Nevada until you have experienced … Continue reading

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The rare confluence of eco interest in the Sunday papers

The rare confluence of eco interest in the Sunday papers. Top of the fold environmental stories appear in today’s Review Journal and Sun. Hashtags #BasinAndRange and #SageGrouse Links reviewjournal lasvegassun Wiki basin and range sage grouse nevada wild

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May 1 Hangout: Responsible Local Travel in the USA

In the past 20 years Planeta.com has focused on ecotourism and responsible travel around the world, perhaps not so much directly in the USA as I would like. One of the main audiences is based in the USA and interested … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Mela 2015

Saturday, April 25 – Las Vegas Mela “Year over year, Indian Festival is able to increase its attendance. However, we believe that there is more can be done to reach out to people who have come to love Indian culture. … Continue reading

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