"Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower." - Hans Christian Andersen
Nature is what makes life on Earth possible, and its conservation through concerted efforts by all societal actors will help ensure and maintain a sustainable quality of living for subsequent generations. Such efforts include the development and maintenance of parklands, educational initiatives and technological initiatives. Every type of climate has its own challenges, and some areas are more delicate than others. This is certainly the case for Las Vegas, which, because of its desert location, must be particularly mindful of how its water supply is used and conserved. Consequently, Las Vegas has taken significant action in conserving its natural resources, especially its water supply.
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Organizations working on nature in Southern Nevada:
“Our mission is to create a visitor experience that builds culture and community, inspires environmental stewardship and celebrates the vibrant history of the Las Vegas Valley.”
"The mission of the department is to develop and implement high-quality, effective local programs to fulfill air quality regulatory requirements and address community concerns, thereby protecting the region’s quality of life while facilitating orderly growth."
"The Nevada Conservation League is the independent political voice of Nevada’s Conservation Community. We work to maintain and enhance the natural character of Nevada and the quality of life for Nevadans through effective advocacy, the election of pro-conservation candidates and building collaboration."
“Today, it is Get Outdoors Nevada’s mission and vision to connect Nevadans and visitors from all backgrounds and ages to the state’s diverse outdoor places through discovering and experiencing education, volunteerism, and outreach programs. We are committed to preserving Nevada’s public lands, urban trails, and community parks.”
"Collectively, SNWA member agencies serve more than 2.2 million residents in Southern Nevada. As the wholesale water provider, SNWA is responsible for water treatment and delivery, as well as acquiring and managing long-term water resources for Southern Nevada.
Our mission is to provide world-class water service in a sustainable, adaptive, and responsible manner to our customers through reliable, cost-effective systems."
To manage, protect, operate and maintain existing and future units of the Nevada State Park system.
To acquire, plan for and develop a well-balanced system of areas of outstanding scenic, recreational, scientific and historical importance.
To interpret and provide education on the natural, cultural and recreational resources found within the State Park system.
To provide recreational and cultural destinations that are of economic benefit to nearby communities."
"Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. We stand for customer-focused simple solutions, reliability and environmental responsibility. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make responsible recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers.
Our team of 36,000 is guided by five essential core values – to be Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do, every day."