Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center (Some rights reserved) Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Las Vegas on Charleston Boulevard/State Route 159. Public transportation does not reach Red Rock Canyon. Key Linksredrockcanyonlv.org – Visitor Info – Facebook – @RedRockCynLVRed Rock Canyon Scenic Drive Timed Entry (Tickets)Red Rock Canyon …

Clouds Links

Photo: Thunderclouds (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others understand about clouds? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Lenticular CloudsWikipedia Digital CloudThe tyranny of the cloud – Tom Chatfield – @TomChatfield PyrocumulonimbusFlammagenitus cloudCumulonimbus flammagenitus VideosCloudy with a chance of joy Embedded Tweets Photos WikipediaCloud Planeta

Astronomy Links

Photo: NASA Marshall, Stars (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others understand about astronomy? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: One of our Faves and it’s Free!The Evening Sky Map (@skymaps) is a monthly guide to the night sky suitable for all sky watchers. In the Skyin-the-sky.org – @intheskyorgMay …

Clouds

Photo: Ron Mader, Looking up (Some rights reserved) Cloud = a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere QuotesThere are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. (No hay reglas de arquitectura para un castillo en las nubes.)– G. K. Chesterton He ao te rangi, ka ūhia ma te …

Wilderness

Photo: USFWHQ, Arctic Wildlife (Some rights reserved) Wilderness = an uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region Recommended Listening Big Ideas: The Wilderness Myth – As Australia’s population expands wild places shrink. To protect the remaining patches we want to lock it up and keep people out. But what exactly is wilderness? Is it a place untouched …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Photo: Luis Pérez, Parque Nacional Natural Tatamá (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesRecall of the wild: South America’s new era of nature-led tourism …

Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, …

iNaturalist

Logo Among our fave apps that help identify plants and and animals: Seek and iNaturalist. Key Linksinaturalist.orgvideo [email protected] Questions What are the differences between the inaturalist and seek apps? – iNaturalist: The species included in Seek are based entirely on photos and identifications made by the global iNaturalist community, so the Seek camera will work …

Astronomy

Photo: Grand Canyon NP, Star Party (Some rights reserved) Astronomy = the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole HeadlinesSKA precursor telescope MeerKAT inaugurated in South AfricaEvery point is a galaxy – ESA Planeta.com

Birds Links

Photo: Sam May, Rufous Hummingbird (Some rights reserved) What would insiders like others to know about birds? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: January 10#DíaMundialDeLasAves Headlines‘The lunacy is getting more intense’: how Birds Aren’t Real took on the conspiracy theorists Recommended listeningFirst Dog On the Moon’s Guide to Country Life – First Dog …