El Vaquero 11.2015

USA / Nevada

on this page: headlines, twitter
related: Las Vegas, Reno, Wild Nevada
flickrgroup: North American Ecotourism
flipboard: nevada (560 viewers, 84 followers)
slideshare: Nevada on the Web (35,000+ views), Nevada A-Z
editing: Nevada

For those passionate for parks, wilderness, indigenous culture, responsible travel and great fun: Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short "a" as in apple.)

Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers' markets, renewable energy and a green building code of ethos.

It's time to connect Las Vegas, one of the world's most storied cities to rural Nevada. Who are the tour companies? Who rents cars? How does public transportation work? For those with cars and smartphone maps, it's relatively easy to get from place A to place B. The downside is missing human interaction. We don't stop for directions. My wish: some sort of tipsheet for visitors - local, national and international of leaving Las Vegas to experience a daytrip that's a pleasure.

It's time to celebrate Indigenous cultures, the cornerstone of human habitation in the Mojave Desert. Which are Indigenous-owned businesses open to visitors? Who are the Indigenous artisans? How do visitors connect?

Events

February 15 Nevada Tourism Day
https://www.facebook.com/events/1638184016487581

November 2017 Native American Day (Lost City Museum, Overton)

Slideshare

Nevada A-Z
Las Vegas on the Web
Nevada on the Web



Wiki

Las Vegas

Spotlight: Nevada Independent

The Nevada Independent
@TheNVIndy
https://nytimes.com/2017/01/16/business/media/frustrated-nevada-journalist-starts-his-own-news-website.html
http://www.niemanlab.org/2016/11/jon-ralston-is-launching-the-nevada-independent-with-polls-and-spanish-language-features-to-offer-a-unique-angle-on-a-changing-state

Headlines


Nevada caves illuminate past climate, future challenges in the Southwest - @MatthewLachniet @danielrothberg
Tourism official: Nevada has lots of merit beyond the Strip - @BDrysdale
Disappearing Wheeler Peak Glacier is a barometer for climate change - @LasVegasSun
Protecting Nevada’s past — and future - @basin_and_range @ProtectNevada @OutsideLasVegas
http://nevadawild.org/saving-the-devils-hole-pupfish-from-extinction - @NvDOW
Quest for Quiet http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/water-environment/quest-quiet-leads-henderson-man-wild @RefriedBrean
Nevada parks look at visitor centers, passport system for funding - @RickVelotta @reviewjournal
New appreciation for central Nevada wilderness
10 places in Nevada you have to visit
http://travelnevada.com/blog/article/how-far-would-you-travel-for-deep-fried-raviolis
Renewable energy is right for Nevada
http://www.helenpresents.com/from-wasteland-to-treasure-margie-b-klein-nature-blogger
http://knpr.org/knpr/2015-08/nevada-organic-producers-rush-find-new-certifier
https://gigaom.com/2015/03/09/photos-from-inside-teslas-under-construction-battery-factory
http://lasvegas.cbslocal.com/2013/04/10/nevada-adopts-new-ad-slogan
http://skift.com/2013/04/14/nevadas-new-slogan-12-years-in-making-ropes-in-the-killers-to-market-it
http://www.budgettravel.com/blog/nevada-launches-new-tourism-site,12868/
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/apr/10/southern-nevada-tourism-takes-dip-february
http://mypubliclands.tumblr.com/post/47574351298/the-blm-manages-more-desert-big-horn-sheep-habitat
http://www.vegasinc.com/news/2013/apr/09/six-word-slogan-cost-nevada-9-million
http://travelnevada.com/blog/article/members-of-nevadas-tourism-industry-legislators-meet-during-tourism-day-at
http://nevadamagazine.com/issues/read/romancing_the_stones
http://www.buzzfeed.com/nevada/10-jaw-dropping-sights-you-can-only-see-in-nevada-8dgq?
http://broadcastengineering.com/regulation/loudness-law-goes-effect
http://www.equities.com/news/headline-story?dt=2012-12-05&val=793228
http://dailysparkstribune.com/view/full_story/21358783/article-Nevada-Magazine-to-host-weekly-radio-show
http://www.dailysparkstribune.com/view/full_story/21020467/article-%E2%80%98I-just-love-tourism
virginia-city-emigrant-trails-center-boulder-city-rail-museum-get-big-rural-tourism-grants
NV--Nevada-Tourism-Reno-Slogan-1st-Ld
sandoval-be-cautiously-optimistic-on-economic-rebound
app-help-you-explore-nevadas-rural-attractions
jay-baers-social-media-philosophy-be-a-youtility/
http://www.vegasinc.com/news/2012/nov/26/discovering-nevada-beaten-path
Many Nevada species in danger of going extinct
Sierra Nevada 200-Year Megadroughts Confirmed
Idaho, Nevada tribes take flight to protect sites
Nevada virtually updates historical markers - LVRJ
Gov. Brian Sandoval to take roadtrip to promote Nevada tourism to Nevadans
nevadan-at-work-scientist-works-to-share-the-stories-in-nevada-s-archaeology
Rural Tourism Volunteers Awarded for Excellence (2008)
Sandoval Appoints New Director of Tourism and Cultural Affairs
Rural Tourism Volunteers Awarded for Excellence (2008)
Sandoval Appoints New Director of Tourism and Cultural Affairs

How to pronounce Nevada

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXNKQW7QQFc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmUf9FDUOTk
https://vine.co/v/iruwLMlU9zT
http://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/the-spin-off/matt-walsh-timothy-simons-on-veep-and-pronouncing-nevada
http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/06/politics/donald-trump-nevada-pronunciation-harry-reid
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/donald-trump-pronounces-nevada-wrong
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/10/06/harry-reids-right-donald-trumps-wrong-its-pronounced-nuh-vaa-da
Trump explains how to pronounce 'Nevada,' Nevadans correct him - @OfficialJLD


Flipboard

Nevada Flipboard

View my Flipboard Magazine.

Blogs

http://thedancingtumbleweed.blogspot.mx
http://nevadaw
ild.blogspot.com
Discover Southern Nevada
Nevada Events and Shows

Flickr

Nevada Collection
Nevada
Nevada Culture
Nevada_Magazine
nevadadcnr
NevadaTourism
Nevada indian territory

Flickr Groups

Nevada Indian Territory
Great Basin National Park

Twitter

Nevada
Wild Nevada
Tourism Nevada
Nevada Politicians
@lostcitymuseum
@TheNVIndy
@Nevada_Magazine
@CityOfLasVegas
@connectnevada
@HistoryNevada
@In_Nevada
@Scott4Nevada
@PonyExpressNV
@visitpahrump
@VisitCarsonCity
@goldwellmuseum
@mrjerz
@_NRPS
@nsmlv
@ClarkCountyNev
@CityofFallon
@Matthew_B_Brown
@CityofReno
@RenoPublicRadio
@ThisIsReno
@Nevada_Places
@reviewjournal
@VirginiaCity
@JennyRockus
@atdleft
@LetsTalkNevada
@nevadadot
@jlnevadasmith
@BattleBornProg
@RamirezGroup
@StateParks
@Jlboone
@NatureWriterVgs
@RefriedBrean
@nevada_hiker
@ByBenSpillman
@getoutdoorsnv
@goldbutte
@Branch11
@Sloancanyonf
@friendsofnvwild
@GreatBasinNPS
@basin_and_range
@NevDCNR
@birdandhike
@RefriedBrean
@ByBenSpillman
@Sierra_Outdoors
@ProtectNevada
@blmnv
@Nature_Nevada
@NvDOW
@GreatBasinWater
@GBInstitute
@DontTrashNevada
@MojaveMax
@TravelNevada
@NevadaPR
@BDrysdale
@SenatorReid
@CatherineForNV
@BrianSandoval
@RubenKihuen
@Hutch4Nevada

Pinterest
Only in Nevada

Tourism Portals
Nevada - @NevadaPR
http://travelnevada.com/travel-deals
https://www.facebook.com/travelnevada
http://www.ponyexpressnevada.com
https://www.periscope.tv/TravelNevada
@NVTourismDir
Flickr

rss
BLM Nevada News Release RSS Feed
Content from nevada
Trip of the Week




Wild Wednesdays
www.nevadawilderness.org
www.nevadawilderness.org/wild_wednesdays_2013619
@friendsofnvwild
www.facebook.com/nevada.wilderness

Wild Wednesdays @friendsofnvwild

YouTube

Las Vegas Sun
http://www.youtube.com/user/nevadadcnr
http://www.youtube.com/user/rtcsnvdotcom
http://www.youtube.com/user/universityofnevada


Wikipedia

Nevada
Geography_of_Nevada
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_Range
Mountain_ranges_of_Nevada
Desert Bighorn Sheep
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muddy_River

Other Wikis

http://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Nevada

Spotlight on Nevada Grown

http://nevadagrown.com - @nevadagrown - Facebook

Indigenous Cultures

http://www.nic.nv.gov
http://www.indiancommission.state.nv.us - http://www.indiancommission.state.nv.us/Reports/FY10AnnualReport.pdf
http://nevadaindianterritory.com - http://www.flickr.com/photos/nevadaindianterritory -
http://www.flickr.com/groups/nevadaindianterritorygroup - https://www.facebook.com/NevadaIndianTerritory
http://travelnevada.com/regions/indian/
Cultural Guardians - Nevada Magazine
Yerington Paiute Tribe
http://www.unr.edu/nnap
http://nsla.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=652&Itemid=418
http://nevada-history.org/indians.html
August 15, 2009 - Native Nevada
Nevada Indian Commission
Inter Tribal Council of Nevada
http://www.washoetribe.us
http://www.nevadaindianterritory.com - http://www.flickr.com/groups/nevadaindianterritorygroup -
http://www.facebook.com/NevadaIndianTerritory - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=excX_T-01Hg
http://travelnevada.com/region/indian.aspx
http://www.nevadamagazine.com/issues/archives/2011/06 -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nevada_magazine/collections/72157627008441788
Northern Paiute
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Shoshone
http://stewartindianschool.com -
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nevadaindianterritory
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=excX_T-01H
http://www.nevadamagazine.com/issues/read/nevada_powwows
http://www.rsic.org
http://travelnevada.com/featured-itineraries/northern-nevada-dont-fence-me-in
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/05/23/video-nevadas-indian-territory-exhibit-opens-reno-airport-149477
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Pueblo_Peoples
http://www.nevadaappeal.com/news/10038308-113/rupert-president-board-indian
Facts on Famous Indians of Nevada - Nevada Culture
http://www.nevadaurbanindians.org/

June Carson City, Stewart Father's Day Powwow
nevada_powwows

Moapa Paiutes
http://www.moapapaiutes.com
http://www.8newsnow.com/story/17658532/native-americans-march-to-protest-nevada-coal-plant%20
http://sierraclub.typepad.com/compass/2012/04/southwestern-tribes-lead-march-to-move-beyond-coal.html

'Pah' is a common suffix or prefix in the Shoshone language, meaning 'water.' Roughly, Pahrump = water rock and Tonopah = antelope water.

Duck Valley Indian Reservation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoshone-Paiute_Tribes_of_the_Duck_Valley_Reservation,_Nevada
http://shopaitribes.org/spt-15

Nevada Rock Art Foundation
http://www.nvrockart.org
http://www.nvrockart.org/aan_pages/what_is_rar.html

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/groups/nevadasnaps
Nevada Wilderness Project
http://www.facebook.com/NevadaMagazine
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Carson-City-NV/Nevada-Department-of-Cultural-Affairs/120215068266

Sierra Club - Southern Nevada Group

Save Nevada Tourism - A group of concerned citizens that support the tourism efforts of the State of Nevada. All work in this effort is donated and we are not associated with the Nevada Commission on Tourism or any other State or local organization. The Rural Grant Program, already cut this year in Nevada, would likely face long-term elimination under a general fund scenario.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-Nevada-Tourism/65300617384

https://www.facebook.com/NvDOW

https://www.facebook.com/GoldButte

Culture

How 'Home Means Nevada' came to be written

Natural World

see: nevadawild

Spotlight on Bikes and Cycling

See #NVBikePed

History

Nevada became part of the United States with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo with Mexico in 1848. Nevada was organized into a territory in 1861 and then became a state in 1864. The state's motto is Battle Born because Nevada became a state during the Civil War.

http://historynevada.com/tw/tiki-index.php - @HistoryNevada
http://nevadatrivia.com
http://www.onlinenevada.org

July/August 2011
Nevada Magazine

Nevada Magazine - Facebook - @Nevada_Magazine - Flickr - Google+
Nevada Magazine reinvents for new era, budget cuts
http://nevadamagazine.com/events-and-shows
http://instagram.com/nevada_magazine



Journalism

https://twitter.com/Jlscheid/status/580929842687791104
http://nahjnevada.weebly.com/blog/nahj-photo-auction
@NAHJNevada

Parks

Also see: parks, wildnevada
great basin
lakemead
deathvalley

Death Valley National Park

http://www.nps.gov/deva/index.htm - http://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisit/things2know.htm
Death Valley
The highest mountain in Death Valley National Park is 11,049 foot Telescope Peak.
Death Valley National Park
Death Valley

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Great Basin National Park


View Nevada State Parks in a larger map

Geocaching

http://www.nevadageocaching.com

Amargosa



Area 51

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/aug/15/government-acknowledges-area-51-declassified-spy-p
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area_51

Bighorn Sheep

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/07/science/earth/a-symbol-of-the-range-returns-home.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&hp&
Desert Bighorn Sheep

Austin

http://austinnevada.com - http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinnevada
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Austin-Nevada/86236466262

Baker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker,_Nevada

Battle Mountain

http://battlemountaintourism.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Battle-Mountain-Civic-Center/130707003624076
http://www.flickr.com/photos/battlemountainnevada
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_Mountain,_Nevada

Beatty

http://www.beattynevada.org

Belmont/Manhattan

Manhattan’s closer than you think. From Tonopah, take Highway 6 east, then turn north on State Route 376. Drive about 60 miles, then hang a right on State Route 377. Another dozen miles will put you right on Main Street. In Manhattan, you can sample the life of the old-time prospectors who founded the town in 1850. -
http://nevadasilvertrails.com/where-go/manhattanbelmont/

Black Rock Desert

blackrock
burningman

Labyrinth, Boulder City 05.2015

Boulder City

visitbouldercity
http://www.bouldercity.com
Solar projects take home of Hoover Dam back to future
http://bouldercityreview.com
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/boulder-city
http://www.standrewbc.org/St_Andrew-iWeb_Site/Labyrinth.html
http://www.bouldercitychamberofcommerce.com -http://www.bouldercitychamberofcommerce.com/event-calendar/coe.html
http://www.springjamboree.com -http://www.springjamboree.com/spring_jam_map.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulder_City,_Nevada
https://www.facebook.com/RailroadPass -@RailroadPass
http://worldfamouscoffeecup.com
http://www.bouldercitybeat.com -@BoulderCityBeat

Bunkerville

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunkerville,_Nevada
http://www.camelsafari.com -https://www.facebook.com/CamelSafariRide
http://mesquitelocalnews.com/2016/01/would-you-like-one-hump-or-two
http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/tourism/entrepreneur-plans-camel-tours-near-mesquite

Caliente

http://www.lincolncountynevada.com/Lincoln-County-Nevada-Caliente.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caliente,_Nevada
http://caliente.travelnevada.com

Carlin

http://www.explorecarlinnv.com

Carson City

http://www.bikecarson.com
http://carsoncity.travelnevada.com
Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
http://www.schatsbakeries.com
http://stewartindianschool.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nevadaindianterritory
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=excX_T-01Hg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_City,_Nevada
@VisitCarsonCity
http://uniquelynv.com - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Uniquelynvcom/123458207855238
http://www.adelesrestaurantandlounge.com - https://www.facebook.com/adelesrestaurantandlounge
http://www.carsonfarmersmarket.com
@carsonvalleynv
http://thisisreno.com/2015/02/connecting-the-canyons-bike-trails-almost-finished-in-carson-watch-video -
https://twitter.com/ThisIsReno
http://bikecarson.com - https://www.facebook.com/pages/BikeCarsoncom/71580744751
http://www.rgj.com/story/life/outdoors/recreation/2015/03/27/mountain-biking-hiking-carson-tahoe-explore-nevada/70569182
http://nevadamagazine.com/home/2015/06/09/stewart-fathers-day-powwow
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/nevada/carson-city-officials-work-reinvent-downtown

The distance between Carson City and Las Vegas is 326 miles or 525 kilometers

Carson Valley

http://visitcarsonvalley.org
http://carsonvalley2030.org
@carsonvalleynv

Delamar

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delamar,_Nevada
wilderness/eydo_wilderness_fact.Par.81147.File.dat/Delamar%20Mountains%20Wilderness%20Factsheet
blm_programs/wilderness/wilderness_area_information/delmar_mountains_wilderness.html
http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/nv/delamar.html
https://www.scribd.com/doc/2404051/197006-Desert-Magazine-1970-June


Desert National Wildlife Refuge

The Desert National Wildlife Refuge was established May 20, 1936, and encompasses 1.5 million acres of the diverse Mojave Desert in southern Nevada. It is the largest National Wildlife Refuge in the lower 48 states. Refuge staff work at the Corn Creek Field Station, located approximately 23 miles north of Las Vegas. This is the major access point to the range and can be reached by traveling north on U.S. Highway 95.
http://www.fws.gov/desertcomplex - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-the-Desert-National-Wildlife-Refuge-Complex/115892088455702

Douglas County
http://www.douglascountynv.gov

Transportation
http://nevadadot.com
@nevadadot

Elko

http://www.elkocva.com
http://www.elkocountyfair.com
http://www.westernfolklife.org - @Westernfolklife - facebook
The California Trail Interpretive Center, operated by the BLM, is located eight miles west of town at Hunter Exit 292.
Foursquare
http://www.rgj.com/article/20130901/LIV/309010011/On-California-Trail-Elko-center-tells-story-westward-migration
http://alltrails.com/trail/us/nevada/soldier-creek-trail
http://elkodaily.com - @elkodaily
@MuseumElko

Elko home on the range for cowboy poets


Ely

http://www.nevadanorthernrailway.net
http://www.elynews.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ely,_Nevada
http://www.bristleconemotelelynv.com/
gateway to Great Basin National Park
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/nevada/cavers-descend-ely-national-convention-almost-too-big-rural-nevada-town
The East Ely Railroad Depot Museum focuses on the historical industrial development of Nevada as evidenced by the massive copper production in the area which began in 1900. Located in the historic Nevada Northern Railroad Depot building, the museum interprets mining and transportation heritage.
The museum is Nevada’s newest National Historic Landmark. This fifty-six acre complex consists of over 70 buildings and structures, operating steam locomotives, over 60 pieces of antique railroad equipment, thirty miles of track along with the corporate paper record of the railroad.

Eureka

http://www.co.eureka.nv.us
Small town's heart found in a desert cafe
http://www.reviewjournal.com/columns-blogs/trip-week/explore-nevada-s-past-lovely-old-eureka

Fallon

Fallon is located in the Lahontan Valley, about 60 miles east of Reno, and near the Stillwater Wildlife Refuge, part of the Pacific Flyway and home to hundreds of species of migratory birds. Because of the valley’s high volume of water, the area is often called the “Oasis of Nevada,” and outdoor recreation is abundant in this lush playground.
http://www.fallontourism.com
http://www.churchillcounty.org
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallon,_Nevada
@CityofFallon

Nearby: Hidden Cave

http://hiddencave.wordpress.com
Hidden Cave

Nearby: Grimes Point Archaeological Area
http://visitfallonnevada.com/things-to-do/historical-sites
http://www.americantrails.org/nationalrecreationtrails/blm/grimespoint-nv.html
http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/carson_city_field/blm_programs/recreation/grimes_point.html

Fernley

City of Fernley - @cityoffernley
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernley,_Nevada
@PonyExpressNV

Genoa

http://nevadamagazine.com/issues/read/rescuing_the_range
http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/nevada/placesweprotect/river-fork-ranch.xml
http://www.sierranevadageotourism.org/content/the-nature-conservancys-river-fork-ranch/sie4C5D528BC9D583252
http://www.viamagazine.com/destinations/genoa-nevada-5-things-we-love

Gerlach

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerlach,_Nevada
http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/US/NV/Gerlach.html

Goldfield

goldfield-days-salute-town-s-rich-history
Goldfield,_Nevada - Wikipedia
http://www.goldfieldnevada.org
paging-robin-leach-were-live-fabulous-goldfield

Hawthorne

Hawthorne - Wikipedia

Imlay

http://www.safehavenwildlife.com

Incline Village

http://www.elearningcafes.org - @eLearningCafeIV

Indian Springs

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Springs,_Nevada

Jarbidge

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarbidge,_Nevada
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarbidge_Wilderness
http://nevadamagazine.com/issues/read/journey_to_jarbidge

Kingston

http://nevadaeventsandshows.blogspot.com/2013/06/kingston-days.html
http://kingstonnevada.org

Laughlin

Laughlin holds the honor of housing the lowest geographical spot in Nevada.
http://www.reviewjournal.com/nevada-150/river-marks-nevada-s-low-point-near-laughlin
http://www.avicasino.com/ - @AviResortCasino




Big Bend State Park

http://parks.nv.gov/parks/big-bend-of-the-colorado-state-recreation-area

Lincoln County

@LincolnNV
https://www.facebook.com/lincolncountynevada
http://www.lincolncountynevada.com/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/lincolncountynevada

Little Finland

http://www.nevadamagazine.com/issues/read/little_finland
http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/little-finland
http://annemckinnell.com/2013/04/18/little-finland-nevada
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2012/06/whimsical-rock-formations-at-little.html

Logandale

Logandale - Wikipedia
http://ccfair.com
Pomegranate Festival

Mesquite

also see: gold butte
Mesquite
http://www.mesquitenv.gov
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgin_Valley_Heritage_Museum
http://mesquitecitizen.com
@GoMesquiteNV
http://records.mesquitenv.gov
http://letstalknevada.com/mesquitenv-the-gateway-to-gold-butte
http://www.thespectrum.com/story/sports/mesquite/2016/01/21/virgin-valley-sports-brief/79119376
http://mesquitegaming.com - http://mesquitegaming.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/MesquiteBalloonFestival_Schedule.jpg








Gold Butte

gold butte

Minden

http://www.townofminden.com
http://www.rgj.com/article/20130609/LIV/306090051/Positively-Northern-Nevada-Take-trip-back-time-Dangberg-Ranch-Historic-Park-Minden
http://carsonvalleytimes.com
@dangbergranch
@cvalleytimes

Moapa Valley

- includes the towns of Overton, Logandale, Glendale and Moapa; Valley of Fire
http://mvprogress.com
http://www.moapavalleychamber.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moapa_Valley,_Nevada
Moapa Valley Revitalization Project - Facebook
http://www.moapapaiutes.com - The tribe’s primary business enterprise centers on the Moapa Paiute Travel Plaza, which includes a casino, convenience store, cafe, gas station, and firework store with the largest and most comprehensive selection of fireworks in the West.

Nelson

http://www.eldoradocanyonminetours.com
http://nevadamagazine.com/home/inside-the-magazine/wide-open/eldorado-canyon/
http://www.eldoradocanyonminetours.com/
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g1093759-d1086175-Reviews-El_Dorado_Canyon_Mine_Tour-Nelson_Nevada.html
http://www.yelp.com/biz/eldorado-canyon-mine-tours-nelson
http://travelnevada.com/discover/tours-and-cruises/eldorado-canyon-and-techatticup-mine-tours

Nixon

Nixon - Wikipedia

Overton

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overton,_Nevada
Quail Hollow Farm CSA - Community Supported Agriculture
Lost City Museum

Lost City Museum is located at 721 South Moapa Valley Boulevard, 702-397-2193


Pahrump

http://visitpahrump.com @visitpahrump
Flickr

Nearby:
http://theforlornpath.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-devastation-of-cathedral-canyon-and.html

Panaca

Panaca was the first permanent settlement in southeastern Nevada
http://panaca.travelnevada.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panaca,_Nevada
http://www.lincolncountynevada.com/Lincoln-County-Nevada-Panaca.html
http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Panaca&state=NV
http://energy.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/energynvgov/content/News/Pioneering%20Electrical%20Providers%20RURALITE%20Nov%202015.pdf (PDF)

Pioche

http://www.piochenevada.com


Pyramid Lake

Just north of Reno, Nevada sits a desert lake. Named for tufa formations, Pyramid Lake is the remnant of the ancient Lake Lahontan that formed in the last Ice Age. At that time Lake Lahontan was an inland sea that covered most of the state of Nevada. Today, Pyramid Lake is part of the National Scenic Byways Program and the only byway in the country located entirely within a tribal reservation.

In 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama designated Pyramid Lake as Nevada's first Preserve America Tribal Community
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=46402
http://www.pyramidlake.us
@plpt

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribes' Reservation is located thirty five miles northeast of Reno, Nevada in a remote desert area located in the counties of Washoe, Lyon, and Storey. The area of the reservation contains 475,000 acres or 742.2 square miles. Out of this acreage approximately 112,000 acres cover the surface of a terminal desert lake, Pyramid Lake. Pyramid Lake is one of the most valuable assets of the Tribe and is entirely enclosed within the boundaries of the Reservation. Pyramid Lake is approximately 15 miles long and 11 miles wide. At its deepest point Pyramid Lake measures 350 feet.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pyramid-Lake-Paiute-Tribe/112614775446652

Reno

reno

Lake Tahoe

lake tahoe

Lagomarsino Canyon

http://backyardtraveler.blogspot.com/2008/10/northern-nevadas-lagomarsino-canyon-is.html
http://www.nvrockart.org/aan_pages/lc.html

Lovelock

Lovelock
Lovelock
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovelock,_Nevada
https://www.flickr.com/photos/skipmoore/tags/lovelock/

Rhyolite

http://goldwellmuseum.org - @goldwellmuseum - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Goldwell-Open-Air-Museum/51115761339 -
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g45919-d1147370-Reviews-Goldwell_Open_Air_Museum-Beatty_Nevada.html -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldwell_Open_Air_Museum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhyolite,_Nevada

Ruby Mountains

http://www.rubymountains.net
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_Mountains
http://travelnevada.com/cities/info/elko/things-to-do/ruby-mountains
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamoille_Canyon

Searchlight

http://vegasseven.com/2015/08/12/bargain-hunting-searchlight

Sparks

Located in Northern Nevada and neighbors Reno. Proximity to abundant recreation and Lake Tahoe.
http://cityofsparks.us - https://twitter.com/cityofsparks
http://www.dailysparkstribune.com
http://www.dailysparkstribune.com/view/full_story/21020467/article-%E2%80%98I-just-love-tourism%E2%80%99

Tonopah

The green-energy based visitors center is located in Tonopah. Located halfway between Las Vegas and Reno on U.S. 95, the center is built of recycled materials and runs entirely on power created by solar panels and a wind generator. Inside the center, visitors learn about renewable energy through detailed displays while also watching it in action. The Tonopah Historic Mining Park on the hillside above the town, offers a chance to explore the actual mines that created this mining juggernaut. Tonopah's Central Nevada Museum contains displays describing not only local mining history but also other cultural and social aspects of the region. Tonopah's night skies are considered among the best in the country for stargazing.
http://www.tonopahnevada.com
http://www.tonopahnevada.com/TonopahMiningPark/index.html
http://www.mizpahhotel.net
http://www.tonopahstartrails.com
Tonopah Astronomical Society (TAS)
http://www.tonopahhistoricminingpark.com - https://twitter.com/TonopahHMP

Nevada Silver Trails

http://www.nevadasilvertrails.com
@NVsilvertrails

Truckee Meadows

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truckee_Meadows

Lincoln County

Petroglyphs

Tule Springs

http://www.lvrj.com/news/tule-springs-preservation-centerpiece-of-sweeping-las-vegas-lands-bill-160566245.html
Upper Las Vegas Wash

Virginia City

original mining town
http://www.virginiacity-nv.org
http://visitvirginiacitynv.com - @VirginiaCity
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Mountain_oysters
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marlette_Lake_Water_System
http://news.unlv.edu/article/my-nevada-5-black-pioneers-who-helped-tame-virginia-city

Washoe County

washoecounty.us - @washoecounty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washoe_County,_Nevada

Wells
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g46013-Wells_Nevada-Hotels.html

Winnemucca

http://www.winnemucca.nv.us
http://www.winnemucca.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winnemucca,_Nevada
Winnemucca resides in Humboldt County and is the halfway point between Salt Lake City and San Francisco along Interstate 80 in Cowboy Country. The town has a rich Basque heritage. The town has been occupied since about 1830 when trappers came to the area in search of fur-bearing animals. In 1863 the town was named after Paiute Chief Winnemucca.

Winnemucca is the only town in #Nevada named after a Native American
http://nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1101&Itemid=27

Buckaroo Hall of Fame and Heritage Museum
Winnemucca Indian Colony of Nevada
http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/news/ticker/7005620-113/lake-hike-weather-winnemucca
http://thegriddle.com

Yerington

Yerington Paiute Tribe

Yucca Mountain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca_Mountain

Energy

http://www.repoweramerica.org/us/nevada
Nevada Energy
http://www.energy.state.nv.us - @NVSOE

Nevada currently has five wind farms in various stages of development, with the potential of production just under 1,000 megawatts, or enough to power about 200,000 homes. Learn more about wind energy here:

http://www.cleanenergyprojectnv.org - https://www.facebook.com/cleanenergyprojectnv - @cleanenergyNV

http://www.cleanenergyprojectnv.org/projects/national-clean-energy-summit


http://www.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013304140016

Digital Citizenship

http://www.connectnv.org - @connectnevada
Connect Nevada is a partnership with the NV Broadband Task Force & @ConnectedNation to spread the benefits of universal broadband across the state.
http://www.connectnv.org/blog/post/tomorrow%E2%80%99s-nevada-broadband-summit-available-live-web-stream
Connect Nevada Summit page
Summit section of the Connect Nevada website
https://www.facebook.com/ConnectNevada

Transparent Nevada

http://www.transparentnevada.com
@TransparentNV
https://www.facebook.com/TransparentNevada
http://www.mynews4.com/news/local/story/TransparentNevada-reveals-over-1-200-people-made/Jdnc_HhdEEiE0a3NXTFRnw.cspx

TedX

http://www.tedxuniversityofnevada.org

Tourism and Travel Organizations
Outside Las Vegas

Casinos and Gaming

Gaming Control Board
2012 Nevada Gaming Abstract Press Release (PDF)
Nevada Gaming Abstract 2012 (PDF)

Solar Energy

http://www.knpr.org/son/archive/detail2.cfm?SegmentID=10180&ProgramID=2809

Rural Communities
Austin NevadaBattle Mountain NevadaLovelock NevadaNevada Indian TerritoryNevada Silver TrailsPony Express TerritoryStewart Indian SchoolTonopah, NevadaVirginia City Convention and Tourism Authority

Chambers of Commerce and Visitors Bureaus
Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Pahranagat Valley Chamber of Commerce
Pioche Chamber of Commerce
North Lake Tahoe Visitors' Bureaus
Virginia City Convention and Tourism Authority


Government

Nevada Government
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
http://indiancommission.state.nv.us
http://nevadaculture.org
http://www.dcnr.nv.gov
http://www.dmvnv.com - @NevadaDMV
Bureau of Land Management: Nevada
https://www.leg.state.nv.us

Voter Registration
http://nvsos.gov
http://nvsos.gov/sos
http://nvsos.gov/sos/elections
Only Nevada residents who are attempting to register on their own behalf may use this system. Any unlawful access to this system, including automated attempts to register voters will be prosecuted.
http://www.rgj.com/story/news/politics/2016/10/04/democrats-widen-nevada-registration-advantage-77000/91516394/


Recycling

NevadaRecycles.gov
E-Waste, Managing Your Electronic Waste


Editing

Nevada
USA

YouTube

NevadaCulture
TravelNevada
nevadadcnr

Parks

Federal legislation enacted in 1986 created the Great Basin National Park, the first national park in the state, which includes the area around Wheeler Peak and Lehman Caves in eastern Nevada. A small part of Death Valley National Park is located along Nevada's western boundary with California.

Nevada Parks
Nevada Conservation and Natural Resources
Forestry, Nevada Department of
Parks, Nevada Department of
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WESTERN NEVADA - CARSON REGION

CENTRAL NEVADA - FALLON REGION


EASTERN NEVADA - PANACA REGION

SOUTHERN NEVADA - LAS VEGAS REGION

Moapa Paiute Travel Plaza Fireworks and Smoke Shop
Valley of Fire State Park is located only six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75. Valley of Fire is Nevada's oldest and largest state park, dedicated 1935. Civilian Conservation Corps workers helped to make the new park accessible to visitors through the construction of roads and rest areas. The valley derives its name from the red sandstone formations and the stark beauty of the Mojave Desert. Ancient trees and early man are represented throughout the park by areas of petrified wood and 3,000 year-old Indian petroglyph. Popular activities include camping, hiking, picnicking and photography. The park offers a full-scale visitor center with extensive interpretive displays. Several group use areas are also available. The park is open all year.
Valley of Fire - Flickr Groups
Valley of Fire - Flickr
Valley of Fire - Wikipedia
Take along your camera when visiting Valley of Fire
http://familytravelblog.net/valley-of-fire-state-park

Great Basin National Park - Federal legislation enacted in 1986 created the Great Basin National Park, the first national park in the state, which includes the area around Wheeler Peak and Lehman Caves in eastern Nevada. A small part of Death Valley National Park is located along Nevada's western boundary with California. In the shadow of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, 5,000 year old bristlecone pine trees grow on rocky glacial moraines. Come to Great Basin National Park to experience the solitude of the desert, the smell of sagebrush after a thunderstorm, the darkest of night skies, and the beauty of Lehman Caves. Far from a wasteland, the Great Basin is a diverse region that awaits your discovery.

Spring Valley State Park
Backyard jaunt: Gone fishing and hiking and camping

Ward Charcoal Ovens

Environmental Groups

http://www.nevadawilderness.org - @friendsofnvwild

http://volunteer4wild.blogspot.com
@nevada_hiker

State Trees

The Single-Leaf Pinon (Pinus monophylla) is an aromatic pine tree with short, stiff needles and gnarled branches. The tree grows in coarse, rocky soils and rock crevices. Though its normal height is about 15 feet, the single-leaf pinon can grow as high as 50 feet under ideal conditions.

The Bristlecone Pine (Pinus aristata) shares the state tree designation. The bristlecone pine is the oldest living thing on Earth, with some specimens in Nevada more than 4,000 years of age. The tree can be found at high elevations. Normal height for older trees is about 15 to 30 feet, although some have attained a height of 60 feet. Diameter growth continues throughout the long life of the tree, resulting in massive trunks with a few contorted limbs.

Mountains

White Mountains are home to Nevada's tallest peak, Boundary Peak

Monitor Range

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monitor_Range
http://www.mountainzone.com/mountains/detail.asp?fid=4429156
http://www.trails.com/activity.aspx?area=10143

Wallace Canyon

http://explore-nevada.com/Wallace_Canyon.aspx

Nevada Museums Association
Preserve Nevada
Nevada Division of State Parks

Museums

Nevada Museums
http://www.nevadamuseums.org
http://www.nevadamuseums.org/nma/
@Nevada_Museums
https://www.facebook.com/nevadamuseums

Nevada Museum
@nsmlv
http://pinterest.com/nsmlv/

4 of 7 Nevada state museums targeted for closure (Dec 2010)


Friends of Nevada State Railroad Museum petition: http://www.nsrm-friends.org

Online Nevada Encyclopedia is a multimedia resource produced by Nevada Humanities that incorporates articles, images, and interactive media to explore the landscape, people, and events that have shaped the Silver State’s politics, economy and culture.

Recent Events
January National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Elko

March World Atlatl Contest at Valley of Fire State Park - @NevStateParks
2012 blog


May 2013 Nevada Travel Hangout
Blog

In May 2013 we conducted a livestreaming hangout with Nevada travel experts Bethany Drysdale and Eileen Carter to learn about the new Nevada tourism campaign and recent events. The state has eye-candy galore and Nevadans love to tell good stories. ‘A world within, a state apart’ is the new tagline. What do you think? Also, a correction. When I mentioned ‘Red Rock’ I meant ‘Valley of Fire.’ My bad.


April 17-19 Rural Roundup, Pahrump #ruralroundup
http://facebook.com/ruralroundup
http://travelnevada.biz/article/1203.aspx

April 23-25 Building Sustainability through Tourism, 5th Annual Nevada Tribal Tourism Conference, Fallon


Politics: Brian Sandoval
Briian Sandoval on Facebook
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Sandoval
@BrianSandoval
http://www.briansandoval.com

Business

http://www.nevadabusiness.com

Animals

Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada
http://nevadatraveldog.com

Misc
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Cave Rock

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cave_Rock_Tunnel

Highway 50

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Route_50_in_Nevada
http://www.austinnevada.com/austin-nevada-loneliest.html
http://www.desertusa.com/mag98/july/stories/hwy50.html
http://visitfallonnevada.com/things-to-do/highway-50

Wild Horses

http://letemrun.com

Wheeler Peak

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheeler_Peak_(Nevada)
http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/nov/23/nevada-does-have-a-glacier-for-now
http://www.summitpost.org/wheeler-peak/150191

LOST CITY MUSEUM (OVERTON)
The story of a long-lived and rich civilization buried beneath the Mojave Desert sand is unearthed in meticulous detail at the Lost City Museum. The artifacts within tell the narrative of people who traveled through and lived in southern Nevada for centuries.

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PAHRUMP SOCIAL POWWOW==

The annual Pahrump Social Powwow includes formal ceremonies, special performances, and dance competitions. The three-day gathering draws Native American dancers, drummers, musicians, artists, and craftsmen from tribal groups all over the West.

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PYRAMID LAKE (NIXON)==
Encompassing 125,000 acres, Pyramid Lake is one of the largest natural lakes in the state and is the biggest remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan. The Pyramid’s significant role in the history of the Paiute Indian tribe also adds to its mystique.

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STEWART FATHER’S DAY POWWOW (CARSON CITY)
The Stewart Father's Day Pow Wow is an annual powwow that draws a number of quality American Indian arts and crafts vendors, and is also a time for alumni, former employees, and their families and friends to gather at the former campus.

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STEWART INDIAN SCHOOL CAMPUS (CARSON CITY)
The Stewart Indian School campus served as an off-reservation boarding school from 1890 through 1980. This icon of Western American Indian education is open for self-guided audio tours.



Citizen Project
http://www.culinaryunion226.org/affiliates/citizenship

Fun Facts

Nevada is bordered to the east by Utah, to the southeast by Arizona, to the west by California, to the northwest by Oregon and to the northeast by Idaho.

Designated the official state bird of Nevada in 1967, the mountain bluebird lives in Nevada’s high country. You may spot them flitting between perches in mountain meadows, or where prairies meet forests.

Misc
treasures

Famous Monikers and Slogans

State Motto: "All For Our Country"
The "Leave-It State"
"Anything Goes"
Both
from the 1961 movie "The Misfits," written by Arthur Miller.leave it state pin.jpg

Spotlight on the Sage Grouse

http://www.ndow.org/Nevada_Wildlife/Sage_Grouse
http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com
https://secure.defenders.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=2687

Spotlight on Ghost Towns

http://www.rgj.com/story/life/outdoors/2015/02/23/nevada-ghost-towns-author/23905161

Buzzword Bingo

Atlatl - Battle Born - Bighorn Sheep - Bristlecone - Casino - Gambling - Gaming - Ghost Town - Mining - Nevada - Nevada Day - Pow Wow - Sagebrush - Sage Grouse -Sesquicentennial - Silver - Spring Mountains

Recommended Listening

Nevada Variations - an audio portrait of Nevada over the course of 17 months. Each month we explore the history, literature, arts and current events of each county in Nevada.

Elsewhere

http://nevadapress.com

Misc
There are many reasons to love Nevada, probably as many as there are Nevadans who make us love Nevada. It's a virtuous circle, a veritable nice-off in a state that is the manifests human kindness. Not all of the time, not everywhere. But there's something truly generous in this corner of the world.


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