California

Photo: Nan Palmero, Rocket Ship California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and to the south by Baja California in Mexico. Parks are stupendous, including Death Valley and Yosemite. Events of note: Gilroy Garlic Festival, last weekend in July. Gilroy Garlic Festival Cities Los Angeles San …

Yucca Mountain

Yucca Mountain is located in the Great Basin, Yucca Mountain is east of the Amargosa Desert, south of the Nevada Test and Training Range and in the Nevada National Security Site. It is the site of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, which is currently identified by Congressional law as the nation’s spent nuclear waste …

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Photo: Fritzmb, Painted Canyon Theodore Roosevelt National Park protects an incredible landscape that deeply influenced Theodore Roosevelt’s life, politics, and philosophy. The park is located in the Badlands of western North Dakota. There are three units to the park. The South Unit entrance is in the town of Medora, ND off of Interstate 94 exits …

Navajo Tours USA

Elsewhere on the Web Navajo Tours USA – https://navajotoursusa.com – is a Navajo owned outdoor recreation and tour company based in New Mexico USA. Business motto: Tread lightly. Experience everything. Navajo Tours USA advocates Indigenous connection to the outdoors, responsibly showcase nature, art, culture, and history, and commit to authentic experiences with all guests. Since …

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Buzzwords Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The reduction in budget and staff at the EPA is one of the major changes from the Trump Administration. Key Links http://www.epa.gov @EPA Questions Who are the reporters and media outlets covering the EPA on a regular basis? What should we know from the EPA? How have communications from the …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Hoover Dam The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Take …

Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání)

Lingo Cards 2018 is the 150th anniversary of the Navajo Treaty (Naaltsoos Sání), signed June 1, 1868 between the Navajo Tribe and the United States of America. Elsewhere on the Web WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has officially kicked off the Year of the Treaty (Naaltsoos Sáni’), a year-long commemoration of the forced …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. …

North Carolina Links

North Carolina Flag Links related to North Carolina Headlines North Carolina is no longer classified as a democracy Flickr Groups North Carolina Twitter https://twitter.com/naturalsciences https://twitter.com/TheSunMagazine https://twitter.com/carrboromarket https://twitter.com/NCTourismExt https://twitter.com/visitlakenorman https://twitter.com/visitnc?lang=en Tourism Portals Visit NC https://twitter.com/visitnc?lang=en Wikipedia North_Carolina Elsewhere on the Web North Carolina State University Handmade in America Center for International Understanding Carolina Farm Stewarship Association …

Tohono O’odham

Indigenous Peoples Tohono O’odham Nation The Tohono O’odham Nation, or Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation, is a major reservation located in southern Arizona, encompassing portions of Pima County, Pinal County, and Maricopa County. http://www.tonation-nsn.gov http://www.tonation-nsn.gov/history_culture.aspx Hashtag: #TohonoOOdhamNation Wikipedia Tohono_O’odham_people Tohono O’odham Nation Misc *Schuk Toak en dialecto O’odham significa Montaña Sagrada (o montaña negra depende de …