Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). The nearly 200,000 acre park is managed by the Bureau of …

Los Angeles

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ujeCRdse3jH5Tjo78 AppsShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning Photos Nearby Parks Planeta.com

Bloomington, Indiana

Photo: Ali Eminov, Memorial Union Bloomington, Indiana Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.in.gov/visitindiana/blog/index.php/2012/06/11/great-walks-around-bloomington [email protected]@IUBloomington Recommended Listeninghttps://indianapublicmedia.orghttps://indianapublicmedia.org/[email protected] wgclradio.com – @wgclradio InstitutesInstitute for Parks and Public Lands – @eppley Baseballhttp://portal.stretchinternet.com/Indiana/portal.htmhttp://www.whcc105.com – @[email protected]://www.crimsonquarry.com Theaternewplays.org – @bloomingplays Foodmotherbearspizza.comlittlezagreb.comrunciblespoonrestaurant.com Bikesbikesmiths.nethttps://facebook.com/Bikesmithsbloomington.in.gov/transportation/bike Nearby: Lake Monroehttps://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2954.htm WikipediaBloomingtonSimon Skjodt Assembly Hall Features Planeta.com

Mesa Verde National Park

Photo: Shashank Jain Mesa Verde National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado. Key Linksnps.gov/meve/index.htmFacebook Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Mesa Verde and nearby communities? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/aPctWPmuiYCa195Q6 Notes It is the largest archaeological preserve in the United States. Mesa Verde National Park was established in 1906 …

White Sands National Park

Photo: Cartwheels Transitioning from a national monument to a national park, White Sands National Park protects the largest gypsum dune field in the world. Park managers and friends of the park work toward public access and maintenance of the solitude and silence of the dunes. Located in southern New Mexico, the park is located outside …

Prohibition

Buzzwords Nationwide Prohibition began in the United States January 17, 1920, when the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect. The 18th amendment was ratified in 1919, and was repealed on December 5, 1933, with the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment. Elsewhere on the Webhistory.com HeadlinesTo Evade Pre-Prohibition Drinking Laws, New Yorkers Created …

National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day Poster National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. In 2020 National Fossil Day takes place October 14 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Join paleontologists, educators, and students in fossil-related events and activities across …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Anniversary Open daily, Clark County Museum – one of our Vegas and Henderson faves, a place for locals to take (or recommend to) visiting friends and family. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Key Linksclarkcountynv.govFacebookFacebook Videos Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/yF55Uar8z7iGKiSKA Current Exhibit: Lines Across the Land – Historic Maps of Southern Nevada ExhibitExhibit runs through …

Bears Ears National Monument

Photo: John Fowler Spotlight on Bears Ears National Monument Kudos to the tribes! @UtahDineBikeyah: “Five years ago today, Tribes of the Bears Ears region submitted a proposal to the United States to protect 1.9-million acres of ancestral lands – now known as Bears Ears National Monument.” Key Linksblm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/utah/bears-ears-national-monumentblm.gov/visit/bears-ears-national-monument Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/qKwbea4ygmSMXmzVA Responsible TravelResponsible travel (read Imagine …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]_Borderlands Sierra Clubsierraclub.org/[email protected]_Borderlands Sky [email protected]_Islands Fact CheckingDoes Border Wall Construction Threaten Native American Burial Sites? – Snopes HeadlinesFact Sheet: DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus Forget Trump’s Border …