Tule Springs 06.2015

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

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This gem of the #IceAge is brighter than ever in the Mojave Desert on the fringe of Las Vegas.

Reminder: it’s illegal to collect or disturb fossils, rocks or plants within a National Park Service site.

Key Facts
Size: 22,650-acres
Created December 2014
1,300 acres are allocated to the cities of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas

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Key Links

http://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday/mammoth_tule_springs.cfm
http://www.nps.gov/tusk/index.htm
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Elsewhere on the Web
http://www.tulespringslv.com
http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/information/22389.htm
where-the-wild-things-were-the-coolest-critters-of-tule-springs-nevada
Tule-Springs-Fact-Sheet.pdf
http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/publications/papers/TuleSprings.pdf (PDF)
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http://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday/other_parks.cfm
http://www.birdandhike.com/Areas/TuleSpr_Area/_TuleSpr_Area.htm
http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/nov/16/superintendent-at-tule-springs-has-his-work-cut-ou/
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2016/11/fence-proposed-keep-orvs-target-shooters-out-tule-springs-fossil-beds-national-monument

Wiki

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Protectors of Tule Springs

Protectors of Tule Springs was formed in 2006 to advocate for the protection of the Upper Las Vegas Wash (AKA Tule Springs) as a National Monument managed by the National Park Service. This area was once a wetlands and home to ancient animals such as the mammoth, ground sloth, camel and bison, as well as native primitive peoples. Over 400 fossil surface sites have been discovered. This is the ONLY area in the Great Basin where scientists can track the history of climate change and two Ice Ages over a 200,000 year period. Also home to two endangered plants.
http://tulespringslv.com
https://www.facebook.com/TuleSpringsNPS

Wikipedia

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Location

A 22,650-acre tract bordered by the cities of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, unincorporated Clark County, the Las Vegas Paiute Indian Reservation and the Desert National Wildlife Refuge.

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Headlines

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Advisory council announced for new Tule Springs national monument
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Las Vegas Holds Key to Abrupt Climate Change - @USGS
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Obama's signature makes Tule Springs National Monument official
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Guide

Vertebrate paleontology, stratigraphy, and paleohydrology of Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, Nevada (USA)

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http://findyourpark.vegas/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Tule-Springs-Rack-Card.pdf


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The 680 acre Floyd Lamb Park is a welcome oasis in the desert of northwest Las Vegas. With its wildlife, lush vegetation, lakes and views of the Sheep and Spring Mountain Ranges, Floyd Lamb is a natural park unique to the typical city experience. The historic Tule Springs Ranch is tucked inside the park and provides opportunities for visitors to learn about the traditional working ranch and early Las Vegas lifestyle. For information on the Nevada Division of Forestry Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs nursery including hours and prices, visit http://www.forestry.nv.gov.

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WASHINGTON — An ice age boneyard at the northern edge of the Las Vegas Valley is now one signature away from becoming Nevada’s newest federally recognized natural landmark. The Senate on Friday completed the work of Congress to create the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument. Once the legislation is signed into law by President Barack Obama, the 22,650-acre tract prized for its trove of prehistoric relics will fall under the government’s preservation umbrella. -
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/senate-approves-new-national-monument-edge-las-vegas