Albuquerque, New Mexico

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is New Mexico’s most populous city and is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains along the banks of the Rio Grande. Events The first week of October check out the International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the …

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Photo: Melina Young, Unsung Founders Memorial Working draft of our feature on Chapel Hill Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Chapel Hill? Google Maps University of North Carolina The Unsung Founders Memorial at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a memorial located in McCorkle Place, one of the University’s …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football and rugby stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is open …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion: Twitter @sandradibble @nogalesnews @borderzine @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian News fronterasdesk.org – Facebook – @fronterasdesk frontera.info – @fronterainfo 2019 Headlines A California desert town sees surge in migrants as border crisis worsens The little-noticed …

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Photo: Library University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public research university located in Paradise, Nevada. The 332-acre (134 hectares) campus is located approximately 1.6-mile (2.6 kilometers) east of the Las Vegas Strip and 4.5 miles (7.25 kilometers) from downtown. Key Links unlv.edu Map rebelraiser.unlv.edu livestream.com/unlvtv Continuing Education continuingeducation.unlv.edu Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certificate Program Be on …

New York City Links

New York City Flag Links related to New York City presented in somewhat random fashion: New York Transit Museum 99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn nytransitmuseum.org Facebook @NYTransitMuseum Weather Forecast Headlines https://youtu.be/RQCArJGIKpc https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/lets-not-destroy-new-york-city-brutalist-masterpieces forty-percent-of-manhattans-buildings-could-not-be-built-today Before and After: The New York State Pavilion Gets a Paint Job World’s first underground park to open in New York by 2018 …

Sacramento, California

Artwork City of Sacramento: One of the most historic cities in California, Sacramento boasts an impressive array of landmarks, parks, amenities and other must-see points of interest. Here you’ll find a handful of our most iconic features to the City. Landmarks California State Capitol The Capitol building is home to the government of the state …

National Trails Day

Poster The first Saturday in June is National Trails Day in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalTrailsDay Background Taking place on the first Saturday in June, National Trails Day is a day of public events aimed at advocacy and trail service. Thousands of hikers, bikers, rowers, horseback riders, trail clubs, federal and local agencies, land trusts, and …

Zion National Park Links

Photo Links related to Zion National Park Visitor User Management http://parkplanning.nps.gov/shortparklink.cfm?parkCode=zion https://www.reviewjournal.com/life/travel/zion-national-park-considers-reservation-system-for-entry/ https://stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2017/08/14/website-issue-leads-to-extension-of-public-comment-on-zion-visitor-use-management-plan Headlines Tourism office to use ‘Zion’ name while promoting alternatives to national park Zion National Park closures: What to know about trails, overcrowding before you go (2019) Flooding causes damage, closes roads and trails at Zion National Park – KUTV (2018) https://petapixel.com/2018/01/16/zion-national-park-bans-tripods-photography-workshops/ …

Zion National Park

Photo Zion National Park is one of our favorite places in the USA. Puebloan Peoples inhabited the area from 500-1200 A.D, followed by the Paiute, who were still in residence in 1858 when Mormon missionaries arrived. The Paiute called the area Mukuntuweap which means “straight canyon” in Southern Pauite. Key Links http://www.nps.gov/zion https://www.facebook.com/zionnps https://twitter.com/ZionNPS http://www.flickr.com/zionnps Zion …