USA 2019

USA Flag Curating headlines and tidbits from the USA: February No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos/Medium Headlines A Guide To Who’s Who In House Leadership For The 116th Congress – NPR https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/viral-clash-students-and-native-americans-explained/580906 I won’t just stand by when @SenateGOP and @POTUS are so willing to shut the government down and hurt the American people …

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 …

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Elsewhere on the Web Toward a Climate-Smart Nation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – noaa.gov which understands and predicts changes in the Earth’s environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources. Key Links noaa.gov Facebook Features Are record snowstorms …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park 2018-2019 Shutdown https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/environment/2019/01/26/joshua-tree-national-park-rally-against-shutdown-impact/2689866002 As Joshua Tree reopens, anger over damage to economy, environment – LA Times Desert Sun – @MyDesert Joshua Tree National Park’s Signature Trees Are Among Shutdown Victims – NYT https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/nation/2019/01/11/travesty-this-nation-people-are-destroying-joshua-trees-joshua-tree-national-park/ https://www.npr.org/2019/01/08/683365340/joshua-tree-national-park-will-close-after-visitor-damage-during-government-shut In shutdown, national parks transform into Wild West — heavily populated and barely supervised – Washington …

Transportation Security Administration

Elsewhere on the Web Transportation Security Administration – tsa.gov – is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States. It was created as a response to the September 11 attacks. Chiefly concerned with air travel, the TSA employs screening officers …

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 …

USA States

Artwork States and capitals in the USA Alabama Alabama Links Alabama – Montgomery Alaska Alaska Links Alaska – Juneau Arizona Arizona Links Arizona – Phoenix Arkansas Arkansas Links Arkansas – Little Rock California California Links California – Sacramento Colorado Colorado Links Colorado – Denver Connecticut Connecticut Links Connecticut – Hartford Delaware Delaware Links Delaware – …

NVBikePed

Hashtags Links to biking and walking resources in the state of Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @mysnvbc @BikeWashoe @ghostbikeslv @RTCSNV @ronfloth @bikenevada @nevadadot @OutsideLasVegas @BicycleManSnel @pathlesspedaled @Club_Ride @NVStateParks @NVTourism Questions When is the next Nevada Bicycle Summit? = ¿Cuándo será la próxima cumbre de bicicleta de Nevada? Features 2017 Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian …

Smithsonian

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Smithsonian http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/52813977 http://nmai.si.edu/explore/exhibitions/item/?id=934 Smithsonian Channel https://www.smithsonianchannel.com Events February 21-24 Mother Tongue Film Festival Facebook Headlines For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain – Smithsonian Wikipedia Smithsonian Institution Planeta.com National Museum of the American Indian Washington, DC TV Museums

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of August 2018,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com …