10 • October • Octubre

Photo: Joshua Trees in Mojave National Preserve What’s on the calendar in October? There’s Earth Science Week – Nethui – Halloween – Native American Day – Indigenous Peoples Day – Archaeology Day – Nevada Day – National Fossil Day – Nevada Day – World Animal Day – World Food Day – Open Access Week – …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo: Monarch Sanctuary Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo (Promoting Protection). Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing bespoke trips for individual clients and small groups. Her …

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 The 18th amendment was ratified in 1919, and was repealed on December 5, 1933, with the ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment.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 …

Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Poster Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities continuing conversation highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious. Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube. (La conversación continua sobre alimentación, salud y cultivo de comunidades de Planeta.com destaca la comida local, la comida lenta y todo lo delicioso. …

Hispanic Heritage Month

Photo: Camino Real National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the country’s history, heritage and culture. Hashtags: #HispanicHeritageMonth, #MesDeLaHerenciaHispana Key linkshispanicheritagemonth.gov HeadlinesAirbnb and Eva Longoria Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Embedded tweets WikipediaNational Hispanic Heritage …

Museums Links

Photo: Mexico City’s Anthropology Museum Links related to museums presented in somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@MuseumsUnlocked Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/WeAreMuseums/status/732225690129551360 Twitter Moment⚡️ “When you accidentally stumble upon your dream museum” Incluseumincluseum.wordpress.com – @incluseumSubverting the hetero-normative museumMass Action Reading Group Headlines China insists Genghis Khan exhibit not use words ‘Genghis Khan’Open access to collections is a no-brainer – it’s …