Tulsa

Photo: Becky Mccray, Tulsa Driller Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and is located on the Arkansas River between the Osage Hills and the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7VkozRna6XYFgaHQ6 Headlines With its new Bob Dylan museum, Tulsa makes a play to be the next Nashville Tulsa Race Massacre: …

Chaco Culture Links

Roofdog Links related to Chaco Culture National Historical Park Headlines https://www.wilderness.org/articles/article/slap-new-mexico-communities-blm-derides-holding-public-meetings-because-carbon-emissions https://climatewest.org/2018/05/14/breaking-greater-chaco-region-facing-renewed-oil-and-gas-industry-assault/ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/01/opinion/chaco-canyon-new-mexico-drilling.html BLM Defers Oil and Gas Lease Sales in New Mexico, Temporarily Protecting Chaco Culture National Historical Park – NPCA http://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/my_view/chaco-canyon-deserves-better/article_080e281c-f643-556e-b8f8-807542988418.html https://www.heritagedaily.com/2018/07/ancestral-people-of-chaco-canyon-likely-grew-their-own-food/120594 http://www.riograndesierraclub.org/chaco-canyon-precious-frack Earth Notes: Around Chaco Canyon, a Different Kind of Energy Boom How the Antiquities Act has expanded the national park …

Dreamers

Buzzwords The news that the Trump Administration will rescind DACA prompts an exploration of migration and USA-Mexico relations. This page will expand with relevant links and resources. Headlines https://www.politico.com/news/2020/06/18/supreme-court-daca-decision-328255 Background From Lawlogix.com What Is the DREAM Act and Who Are DREAMers? While Congress debates issues regarding comprehensive immigration reform, the Department of Homeland Security has …

Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness

Photo: John Fowler, Memory of Water Spotlight on the Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness in northwestern New Mexico. BLM: The Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness is a rolling landscape of badlands which offers some of the most unusual scenery found in the Four Corners Region. Time and natural elements have etched a fantasy world of strange rock formations made of interbedded …

Tesla Motors

Photo: Thomas Hawk Tesla Motors Key Links tesla.com Turo Car Rental Twitter @Tesla 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 …

Canada USA Borderlands

Photo: Denisbin, Rainbow Bridge Launching our new resource page documenting the borderlands of Canada and the USA. Wikipedia: The Canada–United States border (French: frontière Canada–États-Unis), is the longest international border in the world between two countries. Eight Canadian provinces and territories (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick), and thirteen U.S. …

Monument Valley

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Sunset Spotlight on the iconic red sandstone buttes of Monument Valley = Tsé Biiʼ Ndzisgaii Google Maps goo.gl/maps/xzpNtQHyHo2e1nRz6 Key Links navajonationparks.org Photos Planeta Arizona Arizona Links Diné = Navajo Grand Circle Travel in the USA

Sitka National Historical Park

Photo: Jasperado Sitka National Historical Park preserves the site of the 1804 “Battle of Sitka”. The native Tlingit Indians were defeated by Russian troops, led by Alexandr Baranov. This led to Russian control of Alaska, which lasted until the United States purchased the land in 1867. nps.gov: On an island amid towering spruce and hemlock, …

Neon To Nature

Photo Spotlight on Las Vegas’ Neon to Nature Background The Southern Nevada Health District with the assistance of its partners and local jurisdictions recently launched its Neon to Nature online tool to help locals and visitors locate walking and hiking trails throughout the area. The interactive site is available by visiting gethealthyclarkcounty.org Neon to Nature …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: June 2020 Publisher’s note: Organization on this page is a bit random and suggestions are most welcome as we make needed updates. This page explores what is usually Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, the recently-reopened (June 3, 2020) Las Vegas Strip. We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. …