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Destination of the Month

Laughlin, NV & Lake Mohave

Recreation along the Colorado River at Lake Mohave located near Laughlin, NV. Watch our video about Laughlin & Lake Mohave.
Animal of the Month

Bearded Dragon

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The inland bearded dragon has a certain reptilian charm, so much so, in fact, that it is becoming an increasingly popular pet. According to owners, the lizard — often affectionately called a “beardie” — has a distinctive personality. Much like a dog or cat, they say, it recognizes its owner. It knows its name. It begs for treats.

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Summer Stingers – Wasp

(aka common wasp, hornet or yellow jacket)
(Vespula and Dolichovespula)

A flying and stinging insect, the wasp is a fearsome predator for its fellow insects. Many pests such as flies, ants, caterpillars, sawflies, and scale are prey for wasps, making wasps very useful in controlling their populations.

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Surviving Summer in Death Valley

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The extremes of summer in Death Valley pose the ultimate test of survival for wildlife. Animals must have special adaptations of both their bodies and their habits to thrive in the severe climate. The Kangaroo Rat, Sidewinder and Pupfish are among the most successful, but each in their own unique way. Continue reading about Surviving Summer in Death Valley.

Southwest Collectibles: Kachina Dolls

In the cosmological world of the Southkatchina doll imagewest’s Puebloan traditions, the masked figures called “kachinas,” or “katsinam,” personify supernatural beings who live in neighboring sacred landscapes, serving as wise and benevolent intermediaries between the people and their deities. Kachinas, according to Puebloan belief, convey their spirit to those who wear the magical masks and mysterious dress of particular figures and who perform the esoteric rituals of the holy ceremonies. Continue reading Kachina Dolls...

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Grow your own Saguaro

saguaroBuy a Live Giant Saguaro: The saguro is 2 to 3 inches high and about 2 inches wide. It comes with a pot and dirt. Just add 1 tablespoon of water every month. Price: $14.95 each.

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