BOULDER CITY, Nevada. – The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sept. 4 to Oct. 3. http://www.nps.gov/lame/learn/news/september-2015-events.htm
Joshua Tree National Park experienced flooding on the Twentynine Palms section of the park road yesterday afternoon. The road did not officially close, but was strewn with considerable debris. http://www.nps.gov/jotr/learn/news/minor-flooding.htm
Source:: Minor Flood Event in Joshua Tree
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Launch ramp conditions at Lake Mead have improved significantly thanks to an ongoing $1.5 million construction project that began in late July. http://www.nps.gov/lame/learn/news/launch-ramp-construction-underway-at-lake-mead.htm
SAN FRANCISCO – Lizette Richardson has been appointed as superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a large and heavily-visited park that straddles the border between Nevada and Arizona. She succeeds William Dickinson, who retired from the National Park Service. Richardson previously worked at the park and will begin her new assignment in early October. http://www.nps.gov/lame/learn/news/lizette-richardson-appointed-superintendent-at-lake-mead-national-recreation-area.htm
Burning Man’s Blog reported that the bugs are gone, possibly due to gluten free, vegan Malathion spray or BRC Drone Bug Zapper deployment by the building crew. The newer worry is an influx of clowns however. The 2015 theme is “Carnival of Mirrors” which has spawned a huge influx of scary clowns. To read more, check out the Burning Man blog.
Here’s some samples of the twitter sphere’s take on the plague of clowns: