National Parks Conservation Association

Elsewhere on the Web The National Parks Conservation Association – npca.org – is the only independent, nonpartisan membership organization devoted exclusively to advocacy on behalf of the National Parks System. Its mission is “to protect and enhance America’s National Park System for present and future generations.” Key Links npca.org @NPCA Embedded Tweets Last week, we …

Craters of the Moon

Photo: BLM, Craters Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a U.S. National Monument and national preserve in the Snake River Plain in central Idaho. It is along US 20, between the small towns of Arco and Carey, at an average elevation of 5,900 feet above sea level. The monument is a 715,000 …

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center

Photo University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center 8050 Paradise Road Staff deliver deliver non-degree, educational programs in these areas: Agriculture Children, Youth and Families Community Development Health and Nutrition Horticulture Natural Resources Key Links https://www.unce.unr.edu https://www.unce.unr.edu/counties/clark Grow Your Own Facebook Nevada Naturalist Program To become a Nevada Naturalist, participants complete …

Major League Baseball

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2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Kudos Lost City Museum for creating a brick-and-mortar, delicious, face-to-face,and instagrammable coddiwomple. Saturday, December 8 was Native American Day/Holiday Open House. The event featured Native American food, dancers, artists, and crafts people. For sale were jewelry and ceramics, Navajo tacos, and fry bread. There was also a raffle to raise funds for the docents. …

National Finals Rodeo

Logo The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the richest and most prestigious rodeo in the world. It is the culmination of the rodeo season where the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding compete to take home top honors and their share …

Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior

Cover Reading this week: Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior https://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2018/12/science-under-siege-at-department-of-interior-full-report.pdf Press Release WASHINGTON (December 4, 2018)—Scientific studies canceled. A chilling effect on discussion of climate change.  Thousands of acres of public lands opened to polluting industries. It all happened on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s watch. The damage Zinke has inflicted could …

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating for 2018. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These …