National Parks Conservation Association

Elsewhere on the Web The National Parks Conservation Association – npca.org – is the only independent, nonpartisan membership organization devoted exclusively to advocacy on behalf of the National Parks System. Its mission is “to protect and enhance America’s National Park System for present and future generations.” Key Links npca.org @NPCA Embedded Tweets Last week, we …

Wild USA Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to Wild USA presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines I led the National Park Service. Ryan Zinke leaves lasting damage Zinke’s likely replacement has been ‘the man behind the curtain’ – Politico Trump will seek to weaken Obama-era wetlands protections: report Trump’s environmental rollback rolls on – BBC A one-woman …

Tesla Motors

Photo: Thomas Hawk Tesla Motors Key Links teslamotors.com Twitter @TeslaMotors Embedded Tweets Eye tracking blog platform that does not allow comments to be posted until entire article is read. — Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) June 10, 2016 Recommended Listening Elon Musk Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future – Elon Musk: How the …

Gigafactory

Buzzwords Gigafactory = a lithium-ion battery and electric vehicle subassembly factory near Clark, Nevada. The facility is owned and operated by Tesla Motors to supply the battery packs for its electric vehicles and stationary storage systems. Headlines https://www.theverge.com/transportation/2018/11/30/18118451/tesla-gigafactory-nevada-video-elon-musk-jobs-model-3 elon-musk-i-can-fix-south-australia-power-network-in-100-days-or-its-free tesla-gigafactory-potemkin-village-or-burgeoning-city/ tesla-factory-photos rollout-1469404142 tesla-gigafactory-grand-opening tesla-gigafactory-drone-footage-2016-4 Twitter https://twitter.com/GigafactoryReno Embedded Tweets #Tesla #Gigafactory grand opening party on July …

Rugby Sevens in Las Vegas

Logo One of the biggest changes in Las Vegas and southern Nevada is the rise of professional and amateur sportsdom. Once a boxing town, Las Vegas is now a boxing, hockey, football, soccer, baseball and rugby town. March 1-3 are the dates for the 2019 Las Vegas Rugby Sevens Tournament. This is a global sporting …

Craters of the Moon

Photo: BLM, Craters 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. The monument is a 715,000 …

O’ahu

Photo: Jimmy Emerson, Aloha Stadium O‘ahu, known as “The Gathering Place”, is the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Headlines Photos in Oahu show the ‘real Hawaii’ beyond the tourist spots – CNN Hanauma Bay Hanauma Bay is both a Nature Preserve and a Marine Life Conservation District on the Island of Oahu. Hanauma_Bay https://hanaumabaystatepark.com https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60982-d261241-Reviews-Hanauma_Bay_Nature_Preserve-Honolulu_Oahu_Hawaii.html …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Statue of Liberty (2018), New York, New York This page explores Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor. Organization is a bit random right now. The page is about 10-15% of what it should be. The Las Vegas Strip continues to be one of the world’s most interesting and now instagrammable places. It’s visually arresting and …

Gold Butte Links

Poster Links related to Gold Butte presented in somewhat random fashion: Key Links Gold Butte National Monument – Bird and Hike Friends of Gold Butte 2018 Monday, July 30, 10am Pacific. Elected officials and community leaders spoke out for Nevada’s #MonumentsForAll. Protect Nevada streams from Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ProtectNevada Twitter Moment ⚡️ “Places to visit in 2017: …