Death Valley National Park

Photo: NASA Earth (Some rights reserved) Death Valley National Park is located in California and Nevada east of the Sierra Nevada, occupying a transition zone between the Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. 2022 news: In one of the driest places on Earth, a thousand-year rain event delivered 75 percent of the yearly average precipitation in just three hours. Tupippuh …

National Public Lands Day

Photo: BLM Dakotas, Copper City Trail System (Some rights reserved) National Public Lands Day is celebrated annually at public lands in the United States on the fourth Saturday of September. A signature event of the National Environmental Education Foundation, it promotes both popular enjoyment and volunteer conservation of public lands. 2022 date: Saturday, September 24. …

Great Basin National Park

Photo: Great Basin National Park, Ridge North of Lexington Creek (Some rights reserved) Updating news and key links to Great Basin National Park located in northern Nevada. In 2022 the Lehman Caves celebrates its 100th anniversary as a protected area. Webinars hosted by Great Basin National Park Foundation take place the first Wednesday of the …

Basin and Range National Monument

Hashtags (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Basin and Range National Monument. Also see our Basin and Range Land Art Twitter Moment Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/yg4jxdhWjAzwrsr48 Key Linksblm.gov HeadlinesArtists paint the faces they see in Basin and Range National Monument – Las Vegas WeeklyShh: ‘Quiet’ recreation worth big bucks for Nevada and westReid-others-celebrate-basin-and-range-land-designa#mypubliclandsroadtrip Recap Continues with BLMOp-ed: Basin …

Bears Ears Links

Image: BLM Map (Some rights reserved) Links related to Bears Ears National Monument presented in somewhat random fashion: 2022What Indigenous leaders think about co-managing Bears Ears with the fedsBears Ears and Radioactive Waste: The White Mesa Mill Story – Grand Canyon Trust Shash Jaa’The northern end of the Shash Jáa SRMA is approximately 10 miles …

Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness

Photo: Sherman Hogue, BLM, Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on the Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness in northwestern New Mexico. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/HsMaMB9H9K65JhbG7 BLM: The Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness is a rolling landscape of badlands which offers some of the most unusual scenery found in the Four Corners Region. Time and natural elements have etched a fantasy world of strange …

Dry Tortugas

Photo: Joe Parks (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Dry Tortugas National Park Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/cqQveXrTf38nxn518 Key Linksnps.gov/drtofacebook.com/[email protected] ElsewhereTripAdvisorkeywestseaplanecharters.com – tripadvisor.comdrytortugas.com HeadlinesDry Tortugas National Park: Haunted by History, Heralded for Its Marine LifeScientists probe secrets of marine reserve – The StarWho Owns Florida’s Beaches?Dry Tortugas National Park: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Embedded Tweets Photos …

Kakadu National Park

Photo: Jon Clark, Sunset (Some rights reserved) Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park. Kakadu covers almost 20,000 square kilometers and is a place of enormous biodiversity. It extends from the coast and estuaries in the north through floodplains, billabongs and lowlands to rocky ridges and stone country in the south. ‘Kakadu’ was named for Gagudju, …

Costa Rica Parks

Poster: Ministerio de Educación Pública Mark your calendar. Thursday, August 24, is National Parks Day in Costa Rica = Marca tu calendario. El jueves 24 de agosto es el Día de los Parques Nacionales en Costa Rica Parks and Protected AreasThe National Parks and Wildlife Refuges of Costa Rica are managed by the Ministerio de …

Yellowstone National Park

Photo: Doug Kraus/NPS, Yellowstone flood event 2022: North Entrance Road (Some rights reserved) On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act into law, creating the world’s first national park: Yellowstone National Park. Key Linksnps.gov/yell – Lodging – Resources and Issues – [email protected] 2022 FloodsFlood RecoveryIf you can’t get …