Los Alerces National Park

Photo: nampelkafenahuel, los alerces (Some rights reserved) Breaking News (2017): The World Heritage Committee has just inscribed Parque Nacional Los Alerces (Los Alerces National Park) on the list of World Heritage Sites. Argentina has four national parks as world heritage site. This park will celebrate its 80th anniversary this year. Protected natural areas are … President …

City Parks Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands Park (Some rights reserved) What would insiders like others to know about city parks? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhen Parks Were Radical – The Atlantic Recommended ListeningLoving nature and revitalized cities – Lawyers write the rules which underpin our economy. So with a little legal imagination can …

Craters of the Moon National Monument

Photo: BLM, Craters (Some rights reserved) Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a U.S. National Monument and national preserve in the Snake River Plain in central Idaho. It is along US 20, between the small towns of Arco and Carey, at an average elevation of 5,900 feet above sea level. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/X5FKRDcAqLfcWSpu6 …

Yosemite National Park

Photo: Tsai Project, Half Dome (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Yosemite National Park, an area was called “Ahwahnee” (“big mouth”) by the Ahwahnechee people. The park park that covers more than 750,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada and is staffed by 1,200 park service employees and about 1,700 hospitality business workers. The number of Yosemite …

World Wetlands Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park (Some rights reserved) World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February 2 to commemorate the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. Hashtag: #WorldWetlandsDay Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil, or is present either at or near the surface …

Red Rock Canyon Links

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks (Some rights reserved) Links, news, and tweets about Red Rock Canyon Toursredrockscootertours.com – Facebook – http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g45963-d7738545-Reviews-Red_Rock_Scooter_Tours-Las_Vegas_Nevada.html Red Rock Trail 2021 Opponents Vow To Continue Fight After Homes OK’d Near Red Rock Recommended ListeningPlans To Build Houses Near Red Rock Stalled – For Now – State of Nevada Older HeadlinesMonday marks 30 …

Bryce Canyon National Park

Photo: Ron Mader, Hoodoos (Some rights reserved) Bryce Canyon National Park protects the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Key Linksnps.gov/brca/[email protected] Embedded Tweets Flickr2006 Trip – Ron Mader Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htmhttp://www.rubysinn.comhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/planeta/sets/72157594238609184/http://twitter.com/rubysinnhttps://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]://www.facebook.com/BryceCanyonnps Weatherhttps://www.nps.gov/brca/planyourvisit/weather.htmhttps://weather.com/weather/tenday/l/Bryce+Canyon+UT+USUT0030:1:UShttps://www.wunderground.com/weather/us/ut/bryce-canyon Dark SkyBryce Canyon National Park Certified as an International Dark Sky Park Planeta.com

Yosemite Links

Photo: John Rusk, Half Dome from Glacier Point (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about Yosemite National Park and nearby communities? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesTrump team reassigns Yosemite National Park superintendent; timing raises questionshttps://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/A-historic-bid-for-limited-boating-at-Hetch-14474977.phphttps://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-and-yosemite-conservancy-celebrate-the-reopening-of-the-mariposa-grove-of-giant-sequoias-after-the-largest-restoration-project-in-park-history.htmhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/yosemite-mariposa-grove-reopens-restoration-sequoia-trees/http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article105001251.htmlhttp://www.fresnobee.com/news/nation-world/national/article104929321.htmlhttp://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-ln-yosemite-harassment-20160929-snap-story.htmlhttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/09/us/yosemite-park-announces-largest-expansion-in-67-years.htmlSaturday in Yosemite: Obama says U.S. needs to preserve national parks for future generationshttp://www.sfgate.com/news/article/National-Park-Service-loses-early-round-in-7861457.phphttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/03/21/a-private-company-trademarked-the-phrase-yosemite-national-park-should-the-u-s-pay-to-get-it-backhttp://www.wired.com/2015/07/2500-tons-rock-fell-off-half-dome-nobody-noticedA …

Badlands = Mako Sica

Photo: Tim Lumley, National Park (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Badlands National Park (Lakota: Makȟóšiča) is a US national park located in southwestern South Dakota. The park protects 242,756 acres (379.3 sq mi; 982.4 km2) of sharply eroded buttes and pinnacles, along with the largest undisturbed mixed grass prairie in the United States. The National Park …

Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park

Photo: Edwin Morales (Some rights reserved) Clear days in Mexico City are measured by one’s ability to see the surrounding snow-capped mountains. Rumblings Outside the CapitalThe most impressive of mountains seen from Mexico City are the twin volcanoes, Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl, also known as ‘Smoking Mountain’ (5,452 meters) and ‘The Sleeping Woman’ (5,286 meters), respectively. Hashtags: #IztaPopo, …