Best Friends

Logo Best Friends – bestfriends.org – seeks to bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. We do this by helping end the killing in America’s animal shelters through building community programs and partnerships all across the nation. “We believe that by working together we can Save Them All.” Key Links bestfriends.org …

Bears Ears National Monument

Photo: John Fowler, Lone Tree 2019 Feds stack Bears Ears advisory group with critics of southern Utah monument Democrat-controlled San Juan County formally withdraws from Bears Ears court case Bagley Cartoon: Attack on Bears Ears What remains of Bears Ears https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2019/04/24/apc-new-advisory-panel-for-bears-ears-national-monument-becomes-latest-flashpoint-in-debate Injustice Reassured: Bears Ears Advisory Committee Stacked for Opposition Tribal leaders blast Trump's decision …

Utah Links

Utah flag Linked related to Utah presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.outsideonline.com/2391192/grand-staircase-escalante-trump https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2018/08/19/southern-utah-county/ http://www.sunews.net/article.cfm?articleID=2168 https://ecophiles.com/2017/02/25/utah-fights-national-monuments-how-you-can-help http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/4798906-155/op-ed-time-for-outdoor-retailers-to Conservation groups slam Utah Public Lands Initiative http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-utah-zion-curtain-20161111-story.html http://www.hcn.org/articles/state-of-hypocrisy-how-utah-votes-against-national-parks-but-reaps-their-economic-rewards Utah’s Red Cliffs area a wonderland for outdoors enthusiasts https://suwa.org/suwa-statement-designation-bears-ears-national-monument/ Headlines: Irresponsible Tourism http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/05/10/3436507/cliven-bundy-atv-ride-burial-sites ‘Goblin’ topplers say they are receiving death threats American hikers topple 200-million-year-old rock formation… and …

Utah

Photo: Zion National Park Utah is bordered by Idaho in the north, Wyoming in the north and east; by Colorado in the east; at a single point by New Mexico to the southeast (at the Four Corners Monument); by Arizona in the south; and by Nevada in the west. The State of Utah’s name comes …

Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Paiute refers to three closely related groups — the Northern Paiute of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon; the Owens Valley Paiute of California and Nevada; and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California and Nevada and Utah. The Northern Paiute call themselves Numa (sometimes written Numu); the Southern Paiute call themselves Nuwuv or …

Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais (May 2018)

AAA Overview Map Late May – Early June 2018 road trip. May 26, Saturday. Henderson. Departure this morning. The hours before packing and thinking about packing. Enjoying the birdsongs and the wind on a typical blustery May morning in southern Nevada. We are barreling north by northeast on this trip heading to Grand Marais and …

Lake Powell

Nature Buzzwords Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona (most of it, along with Rainbow Bridge, is in Utah). It is a major vacation spot that around two million people visit every year. It is the second largest fabricated reservoir by maximum water capacity in the …

Salt Lake City

Photo: Kent Kanouse, State Capitol Salt Lake City is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin (the other being Reno, Nevada). Rugby http://www.warriorsrugby.com Wikipedia Salt Lake City Planeta.com Utah Utah Links Great Basin Cities Salt

Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes

Tonight – Thursday, November 17 at 6pm –  Clark County Wetlands Park presents an evening lecture titled “Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes” about the rich cultural history of the Southern Paiute tribes of Southern Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Speakers Shanandoah and Greg Anderson will share insight about many aspects of the Southern Paiute people’s life …