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Park Service puts sweet spin on safety

Marshmallows are an old favorite around the campfire, but this spring the classic treat is serving a new purpose: promoting safe habits at Lake Mead National Recreation Area for the fast-approaching summer.

New Lake Mead ambassador AmeriCorps volunteer

After graduating college in Michigan and living in Chicago for more than a year, Chris Mirque decided the Midwest wasn't cutting it for him. So the then-22 year-old packed his bags and took a job with AmeriCorps , ultimately leading him to Boulder...

News Briefs

Launch ramps under construction at Lake Mead Launch ramp conditions at Lake Mead have improved significantly thanks to an ongoing $1.5 million construction project that began in late July. The project involves underwater excavation, dredging,...

New superintendent named for Lake Mead

One of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area 's former chiefs of maintenance and engineering will soon become the park's new superintendent. Lizette Richardson, who spent almost nine years with the park from 2004 to 2013, will succeed William...