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 @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian News fronterasdesk.org – Facebook – @fronterasdesk frontera.info – @fronterainfo Refusing to forget A project committed to studying and sharing the history of state sanctioned violence …

Memphis, Tennessee

Postcard Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee and the 25th-largest city in the United States in terms of population. Mississippi River The Memphis Riverfront stretches along the Mississippi River from the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park in the north, to the T. O. Fuller State Park in the south. The River Walk is a park …

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin moniker, …

Everglades National Park

Photo: Everglades National Park, Long Pine Key Nature Trail Key Links nps.gov/ever/index.htm @EvergladesNPS Headlines Top lawmaker calls for buying up sugar land to clean Everglades (2016) Protecting Everglades National Park ends way of life for Gladesmen Homestead Launches Free National Parks Trolley Dawn Shirreffs: Everglades restoration cannot wait YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/EvergladesNPS Flickr evergladesnps Flickr Groups Everglades …

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 National Parks and Monuments Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National Park Grand Canyon National Park Bears Ears National Monument …

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 …

Wyoming

Photo: Alex Weimar, Devil’s Tower National Monument Wyoming is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah and on the west by Idaho. Parks Yellowstone National Park Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Cottonwood Creek, Wyoming Embedded Tweets A truly unique …

Wisconsin

Photo: Courtney Celley/USFWS Midwest, Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Wisconsin borders two of the five Great Lakes and four states (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota). Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Wisconsin? Food Known as ‘America’s Dairyland,’ Wisconsin is famous for cheese. The state’s Swiss and German migrants brought recipes for all sorts …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Wayfinding Launch New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language City Parks peoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets Beginning today, New York City’s museums and attractions are yours to explore …

West Virginia

Photo: West Virginia Sunrise West Virginia is bordered by Virginia on the southeast, Kentucky on the southwest, Ohio on the northwest, and Pennsylvania and Maryland on the northeast. The largest city and state capital is Charleston. Older Features What West Virginia can learn from ecotourism in the Americas (1999) Planeta.com West Virginia Links USA USA …