The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for Nevada.
The Nevada Historical Society's mission today is to receive, collect, preserve, and conserve objects pertaining to but not exclusively related to the state of Nevada, Washoe County, the Great Basin region, the Lake Tahoe area, and the West as pertaining to the history of Nevada, in order to display, research, educate, exhibit and preserve the history for the people of Nevada.
Project of Nevada Humanities, a publicly funded nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging Nevadans in the intellectual, cultural, and civic life of the communities in which they live, and to preserving and making accessible Nevada’s rich and unique history and heritage. Project partners and sponsors include state agencies, cultural institutions, and foundations.
Access digital collections that highlight the unique culture of Las Vegas and the impact of the physical features of southern Nevada, such as Showgirls external link icon and Las Vegas and Water in the West.