National Park Week

Photo: Jasperdo Mount Rainer Picnic Tables (Some rights reserved) National Park Week is the largest celebration of national heritage in the USA and is held annually in April in tandem with Earth Day. 2022 dates: April 16-24. La Semana de los Parques Nacionales es la mayor celebración del patrimonio nacional en los EE. UU. y …

Wild USA Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Desert Bighorn Sheep (Some rights reserved) What would insiders like others to know about Wild USA? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat caused the mighty return to ‘the Mighty 5’ national parks? – KSLNational parks director wants to increase tribal nations’ role in managing public lands‘Everyone came at once’: …

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

Valley of Fire State Park

Photo: Ron Mader, Road (Some rights reserved) Nevada – Valley of Fire State Park is the state’s oldest and largest state park, dedicated 1935. Civilian Conservation Corps workers helped to make the new park accessible to visitors through the construction of roads and rest areas. The valley derives its name from the red sandstone formations …

Find something new

Poster The US National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act. Each year the park service, friends and fans celebrate this anniversary. 2018 marks the 102nd anniversary, prompting this year’s slogan: find something new for 102. Find a park near you or special events …

National Park Service Floats Fee Increase (2017)

Photo: Zion National Park Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) is considering increases to fees at highly visited national parks during peak visitor seasons. The proposed new fee structure would be implemented at Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Denali, Glacier, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Olympic, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion National Parks …

Webinar: Visitor Use Management Framework

Presenting the new Visitor Use Management Framework (VUM) Part 1 June 22, 2017, 10:00 (MST) The Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group) is a network of professionals committed to promoting sustainable tourism in protected areas globally, and whose mission is to provide a forum where people collaborate, stimulate dialogue, share expertise, develop and …

Friends Rendezvous 2016 #FriendsRendezvous

September 2016 …. #FriendsRendezvoushttps://twitter.com/hashtag/FriendsRendezvous Spotlight:Conservation Landshttp://conservationlands.orghttp://conservationlands.org/friendshttps://www.facebook.com/conservationlandshttps://twitter.com/ConservationLFhttps://www.periscope.tv/ConservationLF Questions Are there suggestions for remote participants – how can those not in the room interact and support this gathering? Is there a Twitter list of the participants? Are any videos from or shown at the event online? Specifics please, what do you recommend to visitors to public lands? …

2016 National Public Lands Day

September 24, 2016 is National Public Lands Day in the USA. What this means for nature and biodiversity plans are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors. Online, it’s a feast of eco-minded inspiration and introductions from across the country. Keep an eye on the hashtags #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay. Key Linkshttp://www.publiclandsday.org Questions What is the history of …