SPRINGS PRESERVE PLANS ANNUAL LANDSCAPING COMPETITION
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host the 16th annual Southern Nevada Landscape Awards competition.
The event honors residential and professional water-efficient landscapes that are eye-catching and functional. Entries must be received by May 2. Winners are set to be announced June 5.
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FRIENDS OF RED ROCK CANYON PHOTO CONTEST OPEN THROUGH MAY 4
The 2014 Friends of Red Rock Canyon Photo Contest is slated to accept entries from 2 to 4 p.m. May 2 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3 and 4 at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. This year’s theme is the Nature and Wildlife of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Award categories are nature, wildlife, creative, monochromatic and professional.
All photos must be framed. The entry fee is $10 per photo, $8 for Friends of Red Rock members. First-place winners can win $100; second place, $75; and third place, $50.
For entry rules, visit friendsofredrockcanyon.org/photo.php or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LETTER CARRIERS TO HELP STAMP OUT HUNGER MAY 10
Southern Nevada Letter Carriers plan to collect food May 10 to help those who struggle with hunger. To participate, leave a bag of nonperishable food by or in your mailbox that day. For more information, visit facebook.com/stampouthunger.
JUNE 3 OPEN HOUSES TO DISCUSS SPRING VALLEY LAND USE PLAN
Open houses to take resident input on the Spring Valley Land Use Plan are planned from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 3 and July 15 at the Desert Breeze Community Center, 8275 Spring Mountain Road.
Input will be gathered on a proposed draft plan before it goes to the Spring Valley Town Advisory Board, the Clark County Planning Commission and the Clark County Commission for review and approval. Spring Valley is in portions of Clark County Commission districts F and A.
Land use plans include maps and policies used to define the development pattern suitable for an area. A link to Spring Valley’s existing land use plan and related documents is posted at clarkcountynv.gov.