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    The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened a northbound and southbound lane of Interstate 15 Sept. 12; therefore, Lake Mead National Recreation Area entrance fees will resume Sept. 14. More »

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  • Areas of Park Impacted by Storm Damage

    Strong storms rolled through Lake Mead National Recreation Area Aug. 3-4, causing damage to some areas of the park. Crews are working to restore the below locations. Debris may be present in other areas of the park, as well, especially in the backcountry. More »

Lake Mead News Clips for April 24

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Date: April 24, 2009
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, 702-293-8691

LAKE MEAD BRACES FOR LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 1965

- Las Vegas Sun

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/apr/24/lake-mead-rangers-ready-docks-marinas-predicted-lo/

(Note that the reporter got the location wrong, we were actually in Boulder Harbor)

PLANS UNDERWAY FOR WILLOW BEACH $20 MILLION MAKEOVER

- Las Vegas Sun

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/apr/24/plans-underway-willow-beachs-20-million-makeover/

LAKE MEAD MARINAS, SERVICES ADJUST TO LOWER WATER LEVELS

- Las Vegas Sun

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/apr/23/lake-mead-marinas-services-adjust-lower-water-leve/

FESTIVITIES AND LAKE SHORE CLEAN UP PLANNED FOR TEMPLE BAR DAYS

- Forever Resorts Press Release

http://hospitality-1st.com/PressNews/ForeverResorts-042309.html

FISHING REPORT

- LVRJ

http://www.lvrj.com/sports/43528632.html

Andrew S. Muñoz

Public Affairs Officer

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

702-293-8691 office

andrew_munoz@nps.gov

http://www.nps.gov/lame

Did You Know?

Desolate picture of the Mojave Desert

In October 1857, a caravan of 28 camels crossed the Colorado River below present Bullhead City, AZ. Lieutenant Edward F. Beale was testing camels for desert travel for the War Department.