Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

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 …

Utah Links

Linked related to Utah   Headlines 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 then celebrate Bear’s Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument …

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 man-made 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

Bears Ears National Monument

Photo: John Fowler, Lone Tree Breaking News – Today (December 4, 2017) the US government will announce plans to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument. We will be updating this page. Twitter shoutout: @savebearsears @AltBearsEarsNM  @UtahDineBikeyah Hashtags: #ProtectBearsEarsNow,  #StandWithBearsEars, #MonumentsForAll Spotlight on Responsible Travel Responsible travel (read Imagine Bears Ears as a responsible tourism model) has the …

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

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 Nuwii; both …

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 …