UPCOMING LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA EVENTS, JULY 1 – AUG 4

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Date: June 29, 2018

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior


LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release

For Immediate Release: June 28, 2018
Release No.: 2018-25
Contact: 702-293-8691


UPCOMING LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA EVENTS, JULY 1 – AUG 4
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – The following Lake Mead National Recreation Area events are happening July 1 to Aug. 4

Ranger Chat: Water Safety and You, July 1 and 2
Join a ranger at the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 1 and 2 to learn how to be safe this summer at the lake while wearing a life jacket. For more information, call 702-293-8990.

Ranger Program: Ready, Set, Wear It, July 7
Join rangers from 1-3 p.m. July 7 in a world-wide record attempt for the most life jackets worn as part of a National Safe Boating campaign. Rangers will be at the Cottonwood Cove Marina with a variety of life jackets and family friendly activities. Come take a photo while wearing a life jacket and learn safe boating tips. For more information, call 702-293-8970.

Ranger Chat: Public Lands - Treasures of Southern Nevada, July 9
Stop by the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. July 9 to learn about the variety of public lands that surround the Las Vegas Valley. For more information, call 702-293-8990.

Searchlight Library: Underwater Explorer, July 10
Join a ranger at the Searchlight Library in Nevada from 2-3 p.m. July 10 and enjoy a variety of Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer activities for children. Those who participate will receive a special Underwater Explorer Junior Ranger badge and will be sworn in as official Junior Ranger Underwater Explorers. For more information, call 702-293-8970.

Laughlin Library: Camping 101, July 13
Join a ranger at the Laughlin Library in Nevada from 2-3 p.m. July 13 to learn how to use essential camping gear, including advice and tips to get the most out of camping at Lake Mead. For more information, call 702-293-8970.

Bullhead City Library: Underwater Explorer, July 14
Join a ranger at the Mohave County Library in Bullhead City, Arizona, from noon to 2 p.m. July 14 and enjoy a variety of Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer activities for children. Activities will include water safety, learning about underwater animals, fishing and more. Those who participate will receive a special Underwater Explorer Junior Ranger badge and will be sworn in as official Junior Ranger Underwater Explorers. For more information, call 702-293-8970.

Ranger Chat: World Listening Day, July 18
Join a ranger at the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 18 to learn how human caused sound can alter nature’s soundscape. Hands-on activities and a listening kiosk with videos will be available throughout the day. For more information, call 702-293-8990.

B-29 Superfortress Bomber Film Debut and Panel Discussion, July 21
On July 21, 1948, a B-29 Superfortress Bomber crashed into Lake Mead and has remained underwater for 70 years under the custodianship of the National Park Service. A panel of experts will be at the Lake Mead Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to noon July 21 to discuss why this aircraft and its mission were so significant. Guests will also be able to view underwater footage of the aircraft and some of the artifacts that have been brought to the surface. Space is limited for this commemorative event. To reserve a seat, call 702-293-8691.

Laughlin Library: Underwater Explorer, July 31
Join a ranger at the Laughlin Library in Nevada from 3-4 p.m. July 31 and enjoy a variety of Junior Ranger Underwater Explorer activities for children. Those who participate will be sworn in as official Junior Ranger Underwater Explorers and receive a special Underwater Explorer Junior Ranger badge. For more information, call 702-293-8970.

Ranger Chat: What does a Park Ranger do?, July 31
Join a ranger at the Lake Mead Visitor Center at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 31 to celebrate World Ranger Day and the work rangers do to protect the world’s natural and cultural treasures. Learn what rangers do daily to keep the recreation area operating. Youth can become a Junior Ranger by completing a booklet about Lake Mead National Recreation Area. For more information, call 702-293-8990.

Gibson Library: Mojave Wildlife, Aug 4
Join a ranger at the Gibson Library in Henderson, Nevada, from 2-3 p.m. Aug. 4 to learn about the wildlife that is abundant and thriving in the Mojave Desert. For more information, call 702-293-8990.

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