Topic: environment

dry grass at red rock canyon
Research | July 10, 2015
82 percent of America’s three largest national parks are infested with at least one type of foreign foliage that’s ripe for becoming brushfire kindling.
Pat Mulroy
Campus News | March 30, 2015
Leading authority on public policy issues related to water, natural resources joins Boyd and its Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution; Mulroy also holds appointments with Desert Research Institute and Brookings Institution.
Business and Community | April 25, 2014
Journalism professor Julian Kilker has been documenting the historic ranch, which was once home to Clara Bow and Rex Bell. It's part of a project to preserve ecological, cultural, and educational resources.
Research | February 27, 2014
Meteor smack downs, volcanic calderas, and mountain pulses — Geologist Steve Rowland explains some of the catastrophic events the created the geology and biology of our beautiful state.
Research | February 6, 2014
The state’s seemingly barren land is filled with bizarre mammals — at least for now. Mammalogist Brett Riddle lists off his favorites.
Research | June 18, 2013
Fixing gourmet meals in an ultra-energy-efficient home requires careful consideration of kitchen appliances.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Business and Community | December 19, 2012
Free program allows residents to turn Christmas trees into mulch starting Dec. 26.
UNLV professor emeritus Wesley E. Niles
UNLV History | November 19, 2012
Carefully preserved in UNLV's Wes Niles Herbarium is the history of Southern Nevada through its plants.
People | November 13, 2012
To discover what's happening with the bighorn sheep population, David Choate must track cougars in the National Desert Wildlife Refuge.
People | November 9, 2012
Rotting food, old toilets, and remnants of residence hall move-out are treasures to Tara Pike-Nordstrom.
Campus News | September 28, 2012
Rebel Recycling Coordinator gives advice on how to live sustainably on campus. Just last year her efforts helped UNLV collect 719 tons of recycled materials
Campus News | September 28, 2012
Refill your own water bottles for free while reducing waste on campus at the new filtered water fountains on campus.