Welcome to the #Twistance

Following up our feature on the Twitterstorm kicked up by Badlands National Park, the hashtag that sums up the week’s viral storm combines Twitter and Resistance in the colorful #Twistance Kudos @StollmeyerEU for the helpful Twistance list curating ‘rogue’ federal science agencies. She’s Twistance 2 with other rogue departments. Those launching the rogue sites share a mission of sharing …

Chicago

The name Chicago is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, translated as “wild onion” or “wild garlic”, from the Miami-Illinois language. Wiki Chicago   Climate Change The City of Chicago wishes to acknowledge and attribute this information to the United States Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies for the …

Austin

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barton Springs Austin is the capital of Texas. The University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of art. PARKS There is a hike-and-bike trail near Town Lake. GROWTH Austin grew by 41% in the 1990s and passed the half-million population mark. TRANSPORTATION There are frequent buses and flights …

Washington, DC

Photo: Web Workshop Washington, D.C., or the District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. The city was specifically designed for the federal government and is not part of any state. City Parks Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected park lands in …

Yosemite

Yosemite National Park   Happy birthday, Bierstadt!Before we had social media posts detailing each sunset in Yosemite, we had art. Albert Bierstadt translated the breathtaking power of the west onto canvas & helped ignite public inspiration that lead to the Yosemite grant.Art can change the world. pic.twitter.com/r2xXLWt0Af — Yosemite National Park (@YosemiteNPS) January 8, 2018 …

Badlands National Park

Established in 1976, the Badlands Wilderness Area consists of 64,144 acres of the largest prairie wilderness in the United States. 25% of Badlands National Park is a designated wilderness area. Key Links https://www.nps.gov/badl/index.htm https://www.nps.gov/badl/faqs.htm Calendar of Events Flickr: badlandsnationalpark Twitter: @BadlandsNPS Wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/badlands