“I don’t like anything outdoors because videogames are better,” said Esteban, a young boy who attended the event with Families in Nature, who then spent most of the event having fun on a canoe, paddleboard and kayak.
A few hours outdoors can broaden the viewpoint of new nature lovers. Activities on the water are endless opportunities to explore.
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As America’s most diverse national recreation area, Lake Mead offers the opportunity for people to hike, boat, camp and fish, among many other fun activities. Throughout my time roving, I’ve witnessed people enjoying their adventure on the beaches, kayaking on the lake, and cooking by the picnic areas.
On holiday weekends like Memorial Day and Independence Day, many people come … Read more
What does safety mean to you?
While we know it is important to protect and conserve land, we can’t forget about ourselves in the process. Reaching a goal or leading a cause takes time, energy and effort to develop and grow; it relies on happy and healthy individuals to keep it going. But individuals can only unite and form strong … Read more
Within my first week, I’ve met some of the management team in the office and rangers at the park. The people in the office are working, behind the scenes, on planning and strategy for the park. The people working at the park have a first-hand contact with the park visitors and the landscape.
Some days I’m sitting in an office … Read more
Hello, everyone! I’m Cecilia Arteaga. I am one of two interns at Lake Mead National Recreational Area as part of the 2017 Latino Heritage Internship Program. As Communications Specialists under the Public Affairs department, some of what we’ll be working on is developing a communications plan for the Hispanic community of Lake Mead, creating or translating helpful signage in Spanish, … Read more