Joshua Tree Links

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center Links related to Joshua Tree National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines How a South Pasadena matron used her wits and wealth to create Joshua Tree National Park Camping (Virgin) in Joshua Tree Imperiled by climate change, Joshua trees could be declared a threatened species – @TDSIanJames …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: We have contact Joshua Tree National Park Key Links Joshua Tree National Park @JoshuaTreeNPS Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Night Sky Festival Night Sky Festival – NPS Google Maps Recommended Listening Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne by Ken Layne desertoracle.com Desert Oracle Radio Visitor Numbers Joshua Tree National Park had a record …

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 stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is open dawn to …

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 Southern Paiute called the area Mukuntuweap which means “straight canyon”. Key Links nps.gov/zion Facebook @ZionNPS Flickr Zion National Park …

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Photo: Mark Wassell, Pink Sunset Australia’s Northern Territory boasts nearly 100 national parks and reserves, including two of Australia’s most famous parks — Uluru and Kakadu. The well-known monolith, Uluru (Ayers Rock), 348 meters high, is near the southwest corner of the Territory and may be Australia’s most familiar natural icon. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National …

Badlands National Park

Photo: Badlands 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 nps.gov/badl/index.htm faqs Calendar of Events Flickr @BadlandsNPS Photos Planeta.com South Dakota Wild USA National Park Prairies

Exploring Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park

Photo: Cascarita It is easy to see the sharp contrast between the greenery of Chapultepec Park and the surrounding gray megalopolis. This is one of the most impressive city parks in the world. Green Spaces Long before urban sprawl crept to the borders, the park was a refuge of the kings of the Aztec Empire. …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Parade of Lights Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park Service. …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

Parks

Photo: Red Rock Canyon Park = Scenic or historically important area of countryside protected for the enjoyment of the general public and/or the preservation of wildlife. Spotlight Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Celestún Biosphere Reserve Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Chaco Culture National Historical Park Zion National Park Grand …