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 …

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, ranges in width from 0.25 to 15 miles (0.4 to 24 kilometers) …

Indiana

Indiana is located in the midwestern region of the USA and borders Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Kentucky. The state’s name means ‘Land of the Indians.’ Wiki Indiana Planeta.com usa

Philadelphia

Photo: Eric, City Hall Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania. What we know about Philadelphia – Origin story of the USA, hosts Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Philadelphia? Can you recommend any Philadelphia resources? Embedded Tweets #ThursdayMotivation @SavingPlaces names Philadelphia a "National Treasure." #HistoricPreservation #ThisPlaceMatters …

Call for Public Comment on National Monuments

Washington, DC – The Interior Department has recently announced a public comment period for the review of President Trump’s executive order calling for the Interior Department to review a range of National Monuments created over the past 16 years through Presidential proclamations. The complete list is here. Written comments relating to the Bears Ears National Monument must be …

Letter Carriers’ 2017 Food Drive

Photo: Mailboxes The need for food assistance remains a problem in America. On Saturday, May 13, the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive will spread out across America to help provide assistance to Americans who are struggling with hunger. The food drive is the nation’s largest single-day drive. In 2016, 80 million pounds of …

National Planning Conference #NPC17

New York City hosts this week’s meeting of the National Planning Conference. Hashtag: #NPC17 For those with a veritable Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), Planeta.com is curating the event, or at least the tweets and public Facebook posts. It is not the same as being there, but we can share the news and follow up on the innovative ideas …

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with limited recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities in the US include drink-based …