Unlandmarks

Poster Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – From August 1 to December 31, 2018 Code for Pittsburgh will be building a map of landmarks that are no longer physically present. The Unlandmarks Map will reveal and detail historical injustices. It will show the rent-raising which closed down minority-owned businesses, the murals which were painted over, the unique houses …

Call for Public Comment on National Monuments

Washington, DC – The Interior Department has recently announced a public comment period for the review of President Trump’s executive order calling for the Interior Department to review a range of National Monuments created over the past 16 years through Presidential proclamations. The complete list is here. Written comments relating to the Bears Ears National Monument must be …

Denali National Park

Photo: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Blyde River Canyon Sunset A few words about Denali. The mountain’s name comes from Koyukon language. The peak is the highest in North America. As of August 28, 2015 the US Department of the Interior changed the name of Mount McKinley in the State of Alaska to Denali. As to the park: …

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 …

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. 2019 Headlines ‘Mother Is Not Going to Like This’: The 48 Hours That Almost Brought Down Trump 2018 Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/is-trumps-legitimacy-at-risk/ …

National Fossil Day 2016

Image: BHL, Dinosaur In 2016 National Fossil Day takes place October 12 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Key Links nps.gov Facebook @NatlFossilDay MISSION: National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values. …

2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference

Today: The White House hosts the 8th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference, bringing together leaders from federally recognized tribes to Washington, DC. The President and members of his Cabinet will discuss a range of issues important to tribal leaders, with an emphasis on ways the federal government can continue to strengthen the nation-to-nation relationship …