Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Photo: Joe Ross (Some rights reserved) Albuquerque, New Mexico – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – balloonfiesta.com – is held annually at Balloon Fiesta Park. 2022 marks 50 years for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Dates: October 1-9. “An event like no other.” Hashtag: #balloonfiesta Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/XiZxzcb75cG1itAh6 Key Linksballoonfiesta.comLive StreamAmericas ChallengeBike [email protected] Questions = Preguntas What …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Garces Station (Some rights reserved) One of our Vegas Faves, the BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Linksrtcbikeshare.bcycle.comAccountMapPricingBike …

Rewilding the American West

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) A recent study calls for restoring ecosystems and biodiversity in the American West by reducing grazing livestock on public lands and reintroducing wolves and beavers. Key Linksacademic.oup.com/bioscience/article/72/10/931/6651305PDF Download Media ReleaseNew Report Outlines Blueprint for Rewilding American West: A first-of-its-kind analysis by 20 leading scientists has identified a network of 11 …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Ron Mader, September 2022 (Some rights reserved) Seven Magic Mountains has been a Vegas fave, a go-to, whimsical delight since May 2016 on the northbound side of Interstate 15 near the southern, southern end of Las Vegas Boulevard, about 30 miles from the Vegas Strip. This installation of 30-feet high land art is blue …

National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day Poster (Some rights reserved) National Fossil Day – nps.gov/subjects/fossilday/index.htm – is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. In 2022 National Fossil Day takes place Wednesday, October 12 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Join paleontologists, educators, and …

Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Photo: Twin Arrows: Water is Life (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com celebrates and commemorates the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day in the USA. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay EssayIn the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo: Ron Mader, Entrance (Some rights reserved) Las Vegas – After a mass shooting that killed 59 people and injured more than 500 at the Route 91 Harvest Festival near Mandalay Bay on October 1, 2017, the community came together to build a new healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to the tragedy. …

Tampa

Photo: bvi4092 (Some rights reserved) Tampa is part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the “Tampa Bay Area.” The bay’s port is the largest in the state of Florida. Bayshore Boulevard runs along the bay, and is east of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/h97vus5pyxioZ5MR8 HeadlinesThe Buccaneers embody Tampa’s love of …

Mexico Twitter

Artwork (Some rights reserved) We are listening and learning by way of Mexico A Twitter List allows us to curate local accounts and voices with varied backgrounds and audiences. Presenting our Mexico Twitter List: A Twitter List by planetanews Government and [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] Foreign Diplomats in [email protected] Media / [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@DuncanTucker [email protected]@[email protected]@dizhsanabani [email protected] [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected] Planeta.com