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 …

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

USA 2016

Graphic On November 8, 2016 citizens of the United States of America voted for the next President … and we had front-row seats. The following is our disordered curation of timely features, tweets and video. 2018 Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/is-trumps-legitimacy-at-risk/ http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-heffernan-trump-illegitimate-20180728-story.html 2017 Headlines https://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/26/facebook-google-twitter-trump-244191 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10584609.2017.1364814 https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-comey-letter-probably-cost-clinton-the-election Weeks later https://paw.princeton.edu/article/conversation-what-just-happened http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-reddit-talked-about-the-2016-presidential-campaign-from-basket-of-deplorables-to-yuge https://medium.com/@lessig/what-democrats-should-learn-from-2016-6cc2248915bf https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/ICA_2017_01.pdf http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/12/26/us/oklahoma-newspaper-hillary-clinton-endorsement.html?action=click&contentCollection=The%20Upshot®ion=Footer&module=WhatsNext&version=WhatsNext&contentID=WhatsNext&moduleDetail=undefined&pgtype=Multimedia&referer=http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/upshot/nfl-playoff-simulator-every-teams-playoff-picture.html http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michigan-hillary-clinton-trump-232547?platform=hootsuite http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/12/13/the-last-chance-to-stop-trump-hamilton-electors-grand-compromise.html?via=twitter_page http://election.princeton.edu/2016/12/10/the-comey-effect http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/obama-orders-full-review-of-election-relate-hacking-232419 …

September 24 is National Public Lands Day in the USA #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay

September 24, 2016 is National Public Lands Day in the USA. What this means for nature and biodiversity plans are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors. Online, it’s a feast of eco-minded inspiration and introductions from across the country. Keep an eye on the hashtags #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay. Key Links http://www.publiclandsday.org Questions What is the history …

Ho’olaule’a!! Celebrating the Pacific Islands Festival on the Ninth Island

Henderson, Nevada – We’re looking for conversation starters at this weekend’s Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival (September 10-11) organized by the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club. Details on Facebook  and Twitter @LasVegasHCC Quick. Can you say Papahānaumokuākea? Have a listen. How about Ho’olaule’a? I am outside of my linguistic comfort zone, so I embrace the opportunity to learn by listening. The Henderson …

Be Inspired! Patrick Ching at the Volcano Art Center

Our virtual tour of Hawai’i continues. On Thursday, September 8th, 7-9pm, Volcano Art Center presents Patrick Ching’s “Inspiration of a Hawaii Wildlife Artist.” Patrick is one of our favorite artists in the world and we would love to check out the Volcano Art Center whose tagline ‘Where People, Art & Nature Meet’ ticks all the boxes. …