The Wetlands Trail at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is now open after being closed several years for repairs.
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Conservation and nature are near and dear to Diana Tapia and Cecilia Arteaga. So the pair, who are interning this summer as Lake Mead National Recreation Area communication specialists, set out to create an event to combine their love of nature and their goal of celebrating Latino heritage.
With summer heat beckoning visitors to the cooler temperatures of Lake Mead, rangers at the National Recreation Area offer reminders about basic safety tips to ensure a safe time on the water.
Several hundred billion gallons of water vanished from federal forecasts for Lake Mead over the past two months, but Bureau of Reclamation officials insist there’s no reason to panic.
Hoover Dam will be closed for several hours on Monday morning for the J Summer Fashion Show, in which Jessica Minh Anh will turn the dam into a catwalk and premiere haute couture and creative fashion collections.
With summer officially starting next week and temperatures already in the triple digits, there are heat restrictions in place and things to remember to stay safe and healthy.
The opportunity to see Nevada’s similarities to the other side of the world can be experienced at the “Two Deserts, One Sky” art exhibit at the Alan Bible Visitor Center at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, and with it comes a reminder of the importance of water safety, especially when living close to Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Tonight the public can witness something new: the Hoover Dam turning turquoise to help promote the fight against lung cancer.
Officials in Arizona have reached an impasse on a multistate agreement aimed at storing more Colorado River water in Lake Mead, but Southern Nevada Water Authority chief John Entsminger said he is confident the deal will still get done.
More than 7 million people visited Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2016, generating a $369 million benefit to the local economy, according to a new report from the National Park Service.
The lower Colorado is the most-threatened river in America, a conservation advocacy group said in its annual report published this month.
Boat, pickup truck destroyed
One of the oldest buildings in Boulder City is getting some much-needed upgrades.
Local youngsters are invited to find out what it takes to be a park ranger and become an official Lake Mead National Recreation Area Junior Ranger at the annual Junior Ranger Day.
With snow piling up in the mountains that feed the Colorado River, the short-term outlook for Lake Mead has suddenly improved.
Hoover gets all the glory, but Nevada is home to more than 650 dams, nearly a quarter of which are classified as “high hazard” because of what could happen if they fail.
Though the worst drought on record has been plaguing the Colorado River since 2000, the water situation for Boulder City residents may not be as dire as some people believe, according to multiple sources.
Dangling nearly 900 feet above the Colorado River, Ryan Nataluk deftly rappels down a rope while searching for cracked concrete pillars and corroded steel girders on the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.
Climate change and sustainable energy were in the forefront Saturday at Lake Mead National Recreation Area as rangers and local experts came together for a presentation focused on exploring the evolving environment and energy needs in the Southwest.
On a cold and windy Jan. 12 morning, seven boats set out to different parts of lakes Mead and Mohave. The people on each boat were there for one reason: to survey the bald eagle population.
Tuesday marked a somber date in Sharon Tierney’s family history, and she observed it the way she usually does.
City’s K-9 officer euthanized after condition worsens, seizures
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