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2011-11-23 19:00:00

Amanti Art, the online framed art company, offers prints and posters from Ansel Adams, Steven N. Meyers and other fine art photographers for framing on its website. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Amanti Art, a Wisconsin-based wholesale art and framing company, has announced the availability of Ansel Adams and Steven N. Meyers photography prints and posters for sale on its website. Amanti Art allows customers to custom frame prints and posters using the Amanti Art Online...

2011-10-24 22:35:07

Pacific Southwest Research Station/USDA Forest Service Science that makes a difference... The reclusive American marten is getting even harder to find in the Sierra Nevada, according to a study by a team of researchers from the U.S. Forest Service and Oregon State University. A new study at the Sagehen Experimental Forest found that marten detections have dropped 60 percent since the 1980s–a decrease that may be caused by a degradation of the wooded areas in which they live,...

2011-09-13 07:00:00

Rent My Lake Home Direct Subsidiary of Rent My Vacation Home (RMVH Network) opens Store 17 called Rent My Lake Home Direct at 1934 Meridian Blvd,Suite 103, Mammouth Lakes CA. Phone at 1-800-699-7684 or local at 760-965-4259 , email: info(at)rentmylakehomedirect(dot)com. Mammoth Mountain Lakes , CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Located in the beautiful Eastern Sierra Mountains is Mammoth Lakes, California. Vacationers can enjoy activities from skiing, snowboarding, fishing, mountain biking,...

2011-08-30 18:48:00

RENO, Nev., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Late yesterday in U.S. District Court in Reno, defendants Sierra Colina, LLC and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) were granted their motions for summary judgment in their entirety, and at the same time the Court struck down plaintiff League to Save Lake Tahoe's (League) motion for permanent injunction and dismissed its lawsuit, thereby enabling Sierra Colina's project to proceed. On August 21, 2009, The League filed a lawsuit challenging...

2011-08-20 00:00:31

Rent My Vacation Home has opened its new store Rent A Lake Tahoe Vacation Home dot com at: Rent A Lake Tahoe Vacation Home,P.O. Box 7172- Suite 387 ,195 Hwy 50, #104 ,Stateline, NV. 89449-7172 ,(Ph) 775-589-2180, Web address of : http://rentalaketahoevacationhome.com Lake Tahoe,Nevada (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Rent My Vacation Home dot com opened its new store this one is Rent A Lake Tahoe Vacation Home dot com at : P.O. Box 7172- Suite 387,195 Hwy 50, #104,Stateline NV 89449-7172.(Ph)...

2011-07-20 07:45:00

REEDSPORT, Ore., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Loon Lake Lodge & RV Resort and Loon Lake Marina & Watersports in the Coastal Mountain Range near the city of Reedsport, Oregon, announce the 2011 photo contest with overnight lodging on a houseboat as a prize to the top two winners. Loon Lake, noted for its spectacular beauty, is surrounded by tall fir trees and affords many opportunities for gorgeous photography. Loon Lake Lodge's restaurant provides a spectacular view of the lake...

2011-07-07 10:32:48

NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is entering into an agreement with Sierra Nevada Space Systems (SNSS) of Sparks, Nev., to offer technical capabilities from the center's uniquely skilled work force. The umbrella space act agreement is Kennedy's latest step in its transition from a historically government-only launch complex to a multi-user spaceport. Sierra Nevada also has space act agreements with NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston; NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.;...

2011-07-06 06:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Travel & Tourism Commission (CTTC) declared summer 2011 "The Royal Summer" in California in honor of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming official visit July 8-10, 2011. While the royal newlyweds will only have three days to soak up California's legendary lifestyle, the rest of the world can vacation like a royal in the Golden State all summer long. Hotels, attractions and venues statewide are offering special...

2011-07-03 00:01:47

Winter weather makes for some strange summer vacation plans across the western US, Water Damage Local reports. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 02, 2011 Bikini tops and snows skis... at the same location? That is exactly what many travelers may be witnessing across the Midwest and Western US this 4th of July holiday, with late winter snowstorms covering Western mountain ranges from the Rockies to the Sierra Nevadas. It's been deemed a "trifecta day" by many vacationers, looking forward to being...

2011-04-28 15:03:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported certain ski season metrics for the comparative periods from the beginning of the ski season through April 24, 2011, and for the prior year period from the beginning of the ski season through April 25, 2010. The data mentioned in this release is interim period data and subject to fiscal quarter end review and adjustments. Highlights Season-to-date lift ticket revenue at the Company's six...


Latest Sierra Nevada Reference Libraries

Eldorado National Forest
2013-12-24 11:56:03

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...

Sequoia National Park
2013-04-17 17:03:11

Sequoia National Park is located in the United States in the southern area of the Sierra Nevada. The park contains 404,063 acres of protected land that was once inhabited by the Western Mono Native American tribe. The best evidence of Native American inhabitants are the pictographs found on Potwisha and Hospital Rock and bedrock mortars, tools that were sued to crush acorns. When European explorers and settlers entered the area, smallpox had already decimated the Native American...

Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...

Kings Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 12:16:00

Kings Canyon National Park is located in southern Sierra, Nevada. The park encompasses an area that was once General Grant National Park, which was established in 1890, in order to preserve a grove of giant sequoia trees. The area was known to European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century, but was not well-known until 1873, after John Muir visited and found the environment to be similar to Yosemite valley. Harold Ickes, a United States Secretary of Interior, supported the idea of...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 13:18:39

Fallon Nevada is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain which has a huge impact in the type of weather in the region and is more of an arid type pattern. Temperatures for Fallon NV: December and January mark the coldest months in the area with average temps around 20-40F. February through March temps warm into the average of 30-50 increasing to 60 by March. April is a mild month with temps in the 40-60 range on average. May and June the average temps warm to 50-70...

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