Great Basin National Park just won certification as an International Dark Sky Park, a rare designation that places it alongside other starry wonderlands such as Death Valley National Park, Capitol Reef and Canyonlands.
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Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting said in December that he wants to build an electric car that "protects the earth and improves the living environment of mankind."
Even one of the strongest El Ninos on record can't seem to dent the drought on the Colorado River.
A group of volunteers gathered Saturday morning outside the entrance of Gilcrease Orchard, ready to get to work building habitats designed to make life a little easier and safer for burrowing owls that gravitate to the area outside the North Tenaya Way farm.
Engineers can't seem to get enough of the Southern Nevada Water Authority's new straw at Lake Mead.
Desert lovers are getting an early valentine on Friday, when President Barack Obama will designate three new national monuments in California, including two on Southern Nevada's doorstep.
Wildlife officials are renewing their warnings about the dangers of feeding wild animals after a spate of recent incidents involving predators that have lost their fear of humans.
Conservationists in California have floated a plan to introduce pronghorn antelope to a high-desert grassland along the Nevada border southwest of Searchlight. First, though, they need a little help from the White House.
The “stupid stunt” that led to widespread lead contamination in Flint, Michigan, has dealt a blow to public confidence in water systems everywhere — even in places like Southern Nevada, where lead pipes are not an issue.
The Bureau of Land Management has postponed a public meeting slated for Wednesday in Las Vegas on plans to reopen Ash Springs in Lincoln County.
They wear the same flat-brimmed hat and hold the same title, but their jobs could not be more different. Lizette Richardson oversees about 200 staff members and 7 million annual visitors at a park that covers 1.5 million acres of land and water in two states, including the nation's largest man-made reservoir.
The state engineer properly imposed incremental development of water rights in a rural Nevada basin granted to Southern Nevada Water Authority, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners on Friday will take public comment on two controversial topics for hunters: drones and electronic guns.
The people of Pahranagat Valley want their swimming hole back. More than two years have passed since the Bureau of Land Management closed the popular, spring-fed pools at the Ash Springs Recreation Site amid concerns about visitor safety and environmental damage.
If you want to see bald eagles, you need to head north to a place like Alaska, Washington or Lake Mead's Overton Arm.
As far as some conservationists are concerned, Oregon isn't the only place under occupation. Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and his well-armed supporters still control a vast swath of public land in northeastern Clark County that has been all but abandoned by the federal government.
program that has generated $3.5 billion since 1998 for Nevada parks and trails, open spaces, forest fire prevention and hundreds of other projects is back after being hit hard by the Great Recession.
Federal authorities have filed a criminal charge against a mine owner who is locked in a dispute with the National Park Service over access to his property near Lake Mead.
Nearly 30 years after the first overture was initiated to settle decades of water wars over the Truckee River, clearing the last hurdles to implementing a pact was celebrated Tuesday.
Some landowners would be alarmed — even angry — to discover a federally protected species on their property. Not Susan Sorrells.
State land stewards are experimenting with an ancient method to improve the health of Nevada forests and make use of the renewable resource — baking tree trunks and limbs in a slow cooker to turn them into charcoal.
Before you, um, "ring in the new year" with your significant other or that person you just met on the Strip, the Center for Biological Diversity wants you to take a moment to remember the plight of the polar bear.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is urging Gov. Brian Sandoval to accept a Superfund priority designation sought by the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up a toxic abandoned copper mine in Lyon County.