Bears Ears National Monument

Photo: John Fowler, Lone Tree at Night (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on 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 Wikipedia: Bears Ears National Monument is a United States national monument located in San Juan County in southeastern Utah, established by President Barack Obama by presidential proclamation on December 28, 2016. The monument’s original size …

Arches National Park

Photo: Arches, North Window (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Arches National Park Key Linksnps.gov/arch/index.htmDark Sky CertifiedTimed [email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/9Jrhi8BmQup4QMea7 HeadlinesTimed entry pilot program begins at Arches National ParkAnother national park in Utah is set to require reservations for entry as visitation skyrocketsHusband says NPS still withholding information in grisly decapitation of Ugandan ambassador in ArchesUtah’s …

Lake Powell

Photo: NASA Marshall, 2017 Photo (Some rights reserved) Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/yaEu1piwrvRjxRJy8 Wikipedia: Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona (most of it, along with Rainbow Bridge, is in Utah). It is a major vacation spot that around two million people visit every year. It is the second …

Utah

Photo: Ron Mader, Frei’s Fruit Stand (Some rights reserved) Utah is bordered by Idaho in the north, Wyoming in the north and east; by Colorado in the east; at a single point by New Mexico to the southeast (at the Four Corners Monument); by Arizona in the south; and by Nevada in the west. The …

Utah Links

Utah flag What would locals like others know about Utah? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat caused the mighty return to ‘the Mighty 5’ national parks? – KSLStunning Instagram Hotspot Is Really a Drainage Ditch – Daily BeastRep. Chris Stewart reintroduces bill to create a controversial sixth Utah national parkUtah Wanted All …

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

Salt Lake City

Photo: Kent Kanouse, State Capitol Salt Lake City, Utah is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin (the other being Reno, Nevada). Nearby: Park City HeadlinesWildlife, air quality at risk as Great Salt Lake nears low Recommended Listeningkuer.org – @KUER Red Butte GardenUtah’s Botanical Garden and Arboretum – redbuttegarden.org – a …

Best Friends

Logo Best Friends – bestfriends.org – seeks to bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. We do this by helping end the killing in America’s animal shelters through building community programs and partnerships all across the nation. “We believe that by working together we can Save Them All.” Key Linksbestfriends.orgSanctuary visitWorkshops …

2018 Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

AAA Overview Map Late May – Early June 2018 road trip. May 26, Saturday. Henderson. Departure this morning. The hours before packing and thinking about packing. Enjoying the birdsongs and the wind on a typical blustery May morning in southern Nevada. We are barreling north by northeast on this trip heading to Grand Marais and …