The mission of the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) is to protect the lives and interests of American citizens abroad and to strengthen the security of United States borders through the vigilant adjudication of visas and passports. CA contributes significantly to the USG goal of promoting international exchange and understanding. Our vision is to help American citizens engage the world. The Bureau issues the travel documents that allow Americans to travel the globe and lawful immigrants and visitors to travel to America and provides essential cycle of life services to American citizens overseas.
Nevada’s hotels are an important segment of the state’s economy. 26.8 percent of all jobs in the state are directly or indirectly related to the lodging industry, with hotels, motels, resorts, or lodges generating $3.3 billion in tax revenue for state and local governments. The lodging and food service industries comprise the largest sector of businesses in the State of Nevada.
Hottest, Driest, and Lowest National Park- In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow. Rare rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers. Lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans. Despite its morbid name, a great diversity of life survives in Death Valley.
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Unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms decorate a canyon that is 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6km) deep. Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size
The South Rim of the park is open all year.
The Nevada Division of State Parks was established from 1963-1964. The 1963 Legislature passed the bill to form a new state park agency within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on April 19th. The reorganization of the agency as a Division within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources became effective July 1, 1963. The park administrator would henceforth be appointed by and answer to the Department Director.
Today the Division of State Parks manages and maintains 23 parks in the State Parks system. There are two regions statewide: Northern Region and Southern Region.