Springs Preserve

Before it became the Springs Preserve, this natural spring in Las Vegas, Nevada was home to Native Americans, who used the spring as their water source. Later, early Mormon travelers and settlers used the springs as a major campsite followed by ranchers and finally current residents who eventually drilled wells to tap the aquifer to meet…

The High Line

On a vacation to New York City in November 2011, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit a new and unique public park called the High Line. It is owned by the city of New York and is operated and maintained by Friends of the High Line. The High Line was formerly an above-ground freight…