Las Vegas Ski amp; Snowboard Resort Hosts the Powder and Sun Throw Down, Chow Down on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011
LAS VEGAS Las Vegas Ski Snowboard Resort LVSSR will host its inaugural Powder and Sun Throw Down, Chow Down ski and snowboard contest on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011. The contest, which is open to male and female riders of all ages, challenges participants to perform tricks on a series of features, including rails and jibs, in the LVSSRs Darkside…
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USDA Requests Proposals for Water and Land Conservation Projects
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA is seeking proposals for projects that will bring partners together to help farmers, ranchers and private nonindustrial forest landowners implement beneficial water and land conservation practices.
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High-altitude forests face bleak future here
The effects of drought are most visible at the tops of ourmountains. Fires that destroyed much of the forest atop MountLemmon and the bugs that ate the top of Mount Graham were abettedby hot, dry conditions that scientists predict will recur in thecoming years, making it difficult for forests to recover.
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