Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. – …

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 @borderreporter @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian Binational Friendship Garden Binational Friendship Garden U.S. side of a binational garden at Mexico border bulldozed – Los Angeles Times Headlines Embattled Borderlands Read, …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout Planeta.com. New Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks Trust for Public Land National Parks and Monuments Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National …

Davis, California

Photo: Oaxaca Mural, Davis Community Media Davis is a vibrant community located between San Francisco and Sacramento. Davis grew into a Southern Pacific Railroad depot built in 1868. It was then known as “Davisville”, named after Jerome C. Davis, a prominent local farmer. However, the post office at Davisville shortened the town name to “Davis” …

Glacier National Park

Photo: Jacob W Frank, Snow shoes With more than 700 miles of trails, Glacier National Park is a hiker’s paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. Montana’s Glacier National Park now has only 26 glaciers, versus 150 in 1910. Prediction: zero by 2030. Key Links nps.gov/glac/index.htm Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Pinterest @GlacierNPS Tweets …

USA 2020 Election

USA Flag Preview of the 2020 federal election in the USA featuring external links and features Timeline Early nominating contests: February 3 Iowa February 11 New Hampshire February 22 Nevada February 29 South Carolina November 3 Federal Election Quotable Democracy is not a machine that can run by itself. It’s something that we all have …

Iowa

Photo: H. Peter Jorgensen, Farmland Iowa is bordered by Minnesota to the north, Wisconsin and Illinois to the east, Nebraska and South Dakota to the west, and Missouri to the south. The state capital is Des Moines. Google Maps Wikipedia Iowa Cities Des Moines, Iowa Cedar Rapids Amana Colonies Planeta.com Iowa Links USA USA States

Louisiana

Photo: Kent Lund, Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park Louisiana is bordered to the west by the state of Texas; to the north by Arkansas; to the east by the state of Mississippi; and to the south by the Gulf of Mexico. Google Maps Wetlands Louisiana supports over 45 percent of the intertidal wetlands in …

USA Links

USA Flag Links pertaining to the USA presented in mostly random order: Headlines https://deadline.com/2019/09/el-norte-at-35-the-outlaw-production-and-milestone-immigrant-saga-returns-1202732638 Are Americans Falling Out of Love With Their Landmarks? http://science.time.com/2013/10/22/the-united-states-of-attitude-an-interactive-guide-to-americas-moods http://thoughtcatalog.com/michael-koh/2013/11/16-people-on-things-they-couldnt-believe-about-america-until-they-moved-here 19th Amendment https://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=63 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_suffrage_in_the_United_States Bill of Rights On December 15, 1791, the new United States of America ratified the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, …