Wild USA Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to Wild USA presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-11-01/ryan-zinke-and-the-murky-interior-of-trumpworld https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/414970-trump-to-take-a-look-at-zinke-ethics-allegations https://www.outsideonline.com/2357131/what-heck-happened-interior-week Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position trump-administration-ends-key-law-enforcement-program-at-wildlife key-conservation-fund-for-parks-set-to-expire http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/404589-trump-taps-wyoming-national-park-superintendent-to-head-national Ozone pollution in US national parks is nearly the same as in large cities – The Conversation http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/370525-official-implicated-in-redskins-owner-scandal-named-park-services http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-environment-20180118-story.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/nearly-all-members-of-national-park-service-advisory-panel-resign-in-frustration https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/01/17/9-national-park-service-advisory-board-members-quit-disgust/1039551001/ https://www.thenation.com/article/this-is-how-the-trump-administration-gives-big-oil-the-keys-to-public-landslide/ https://the1a.org/shows/2017-11-02/national-parks-for-a-price https://psmag.com/environment/nps-breaks-the-law https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/09/26/the-national-park-service-showed-that-its-bottled-water-ban-worked-then-lifted-it …

Valley of Fire State Park

Photo Nevada – Valley of Fire State Park is the state’s oldest and largest state park, dedicated 1935. Civilian Conservation Corps workers helped to make the new park accessible to visitors through the construction of roads and rest areas. The valley derives its name from the red sandstone formations and the stark beauty of the …

Find something new

Poster The US National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act. Each year the park service, friends and fans celebrate this anniversary. 2018 marks the 102nd anniversary, prompting this year’s slogan: find something new for 102. Find a park near you or special events …

Bryce Canyon National Park

Photo Bryce Canyon National Park protects the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Key Links http://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm https://www.facebook.com/BryceCanyonnps https://www.instagram.com/brycecanyonnps_gov https://twitter.com/BryceCanyonNPS Embedded Tweets Happy Birthday to Bryce Canyon National Park, designated on this day in 1928. A whimsical journey of hoodos, red-rock pillars, and geological formations. What's been your favorite adventure at the park? #VisitUtah pic.twitter.com/VVzQLCP3uX …

National Park Service Floats Fee Increase

Photo: Zion National Park Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) is considering increases to fees at highly visited national parks during peak visitor seasons. The proposed new fee structure would be implemented at Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Denali, Glacier, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Olympic, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion National Parks …

Webinar: Visitor Use Management Framework

Presenting the new Visitor Use Management Framework (VUM) Part 1 June 22, 2017, 10:00 (MST) The Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group) is a network of professionals committed to promoting sustainable tourism in protected areas globally, and whose mission is to provide a forum where people collaborate, stimulate dialogue, share expertise, develop and …

#NationalParkWeek April 15-23

April 15-23 National Park Week is the largest celebration of national heritage in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalParkWeek The National Park Service partners with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to present National Park Week April 15 to 23, 2017. On weekends, every national park will give visitors free admission! Plan your visit by …

#FriendsRendezvous

September 2016 …. #FriendsRendezvous https://twitter.com/hashtag/FriendsRendezvous Spotlight:Conservation Lands http://conservationlands.org http://conservationlands.org/friends https://www.facebook.com/conservationlands https://twitter.com/ConservationLF https://www.periscope.tv/ConservationLF Questions Are there suggestions for remote participants – how can those not in the room interact and support this gathering? Is there a Twitter list of the participants? Are any videos from or shown at the event online? Specifics please, what do you …

September 24 is National Public Lands Day in the USA #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay

September 24, 2016 is National Public Lands Day in the USA. What this means for nature and biodiversity plans are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors. Online, it’s a feast of eco-minded inspiration and introductions from across the country. Keep an eye on the hashtags #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay. Key Links http://www.publiclandsday.org Questions What is the history …