Month: August 2017

Ode to summer, moving towards fall

Before moving on to today’s intended post, consider acting on Administration moves to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. These efforts are urged by extraction industries which rarely restore what they’ve disrupted. They can get theirs from elsewhere. The

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National Monument/Parks – Some Good/Bad News

Some Good News Sand to Snow National Monument recently deemed “safe”. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has just recommended no changes be made to the monument’s protected status. Whew! One down. 20 national monuments to go, including Giant Sequoia and Vermillion

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Giants of Sustainability – Sequoias

Most of you have Bucket Lists, I assume? On mine was a visit and numerous hikes in Yosemite National Park. And, to see what’s called the largest (most massive) living tree on earth. By trunk volume–no branches. That’d be the

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