THIS IS YOUR BACKYARD.
Get Outdoors Nevada is dedicated to connecting people of all backgrounds and ages to Nevada's diverse outdoor places through education, service, community engagement and collaboration. We strive to foster and support a community that discovers, experiences and connects to our state's many natural environments, from wild landscapes and recreational areas to urban trails and parks.
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Get Outdoors Nevada offers Meet Your Backyard programs in S.T.E.A.M., which includes Meet Your Mojave, Next Generation Science Standards education along with the Schoolyard Habitats program and so much more.
Get Outdoors Nevada provides volunteer programs like Improve Your Backyard and Revitalize Your Backyard, helping to keep outdoor places clean and engaging the community.
Giving to Get Outdoors Nevada you play a vital part in supporting our education, service, community engagement and collaborative programs. Giving experience, time and funding, directly affects the quality of life in Nevada.
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Thank you to Nevada’s federal delegation for their continued support for our public lands and the jobs that depend on them. Now that Congress is back in session, we look forward to Nevada’s elected leaders leading the charge to permanently reauthorize and fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and keep our outdoor economy going strong.
IN THE NEWS
Healing Las Vegas: The Las Vegas Community Healing Garden in response to the 1 October tragedy
In the wake of the 1 October tragedy, the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden was created. In this book, the story of the garden unfolds through photographs and oral histories and poems from people impacted by 1 October and people who have participated in the Garden. It is organized around the themes of Hope, Love, Joy, Life and Peace, and there are chapters on Helping Children Deal with Trauma, Dealing with Trauma as an Adult, and Getting Help, as well as messages from the Mayor of Las Vegas and the Governor of the State of Nevada.
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LV Healing Garden
Hundreds of volunteers planted about 10,000 thousand daffodil bulbs which will soon turn the Healing Garden into a sea of yellow petals.
"It made me smile because what I have been taught is yellow is almost internationally known to represent royalty as well as healing,” said Tasia Sutfin, volunteer.
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REI Used Gear Swap
Similar to an REI garage sale, except we won’t be selling anything. This time, you (REI members) get to bring in and sell your own used gear to other REI members and outdoor enthusiasts!
REI will provide space and fixtures, tables and clothing bars in addition to a sampling of food and drinks. We’ll also have outdoor games w/ prizes for participants.