• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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Climate Friendly Initiatives

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The Climate Friendly Parks (CFP) program is one component of the National Park Service Green Parks Plan, an integrated approach by the NPS to address climate change through implementing sustainable practices in our operations.

 

 

World's First LEED Registered Floating Green Building

Lake Mead National Recreation Area is home to the first LEED registered floating green building in the world. The floating eco-friendly structure features sustainable modular construction and state-of-the-art energy-efficient and environmentally responsible materials and fixtures. more...

 
Lake Mead National Recreation Area Climate Friendly Parks Action Plan

Climate Friendly Parks Action Plan

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, as a member of the Pacific West Region, is involved in the first regional effort in the National Park Service to become carbon neutral. The Lake Mead Climate Friendly Parks Action Plan outlines steps the Park will undertake to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate its impact on climate change. more...

Did You Know?

Poppies in the Nellis Wash Wilderness

"Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them." -- John Updike