Category Archives: United States of America

Coronavirus having huge impact on Pa.’s unique architectural treasure Fallingwater; Ashley Bishop; WPXI

A connection with nature — that’s what Frank Llyod Wright’s Fallingwater represents. In 2020, it’s what many did this year as COVID-19 changed everything.

Source: Coronavirus having huge impact on Pa.’s unique architectural treasure Fallingwater

New report reveals insights into the condition of natural and cultural resources of Papahānaumokuākea; Sarah Marquis; National Marine Sanctuaries

NOAA has published a peer-reviewed State of the Monument report that was jointly produced by the co-trustees of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

Source: New report reveals insights into the condition of natural and cultural resources of Papahānaumokuākea

Experience the outdoors in your home; Din M Villafuerte; Inquirer Business

“Nature is the best physician,” said Hippocrates, the father of medicine. True enough, the relaxing sight of lush, verdant greens and brightly colored blooms, the sound of rustling leaves, the refreshing feel of the cool breeze while the sunlight hits your skin can indeed do wonders to our physical and mental well-being. We all like living close to nature, or at least have some natural scenery around our homes.

Source: Experience the outdoors in your home | Inquirer Business

50 states, 50 natural wonders: Most beautiful sights in the U.S.; Lydia Schrandt; USA Today

Take a virtual tour of the United States to see just why it’s called America the Beautiful. We’ve rounded up the top natural attraction in each state.

Source: 50 states, 50 natural wonders: Most beautiful sights in the U.S.

These sacred Native lands in the US are seriously threatened. Here’s how to help; Noelle Salmi; Matador Network

Even UNESCO World Heritage sites aren’t safe.

Source: These sacred Native lands in the US are seriously threatened. Here’s how to help.

The Best Campgrounds in the U.S. for Stargazing; Mike Richard; The Manual

To see the stars as our ancestors did requires an escape to somewhere remote, somewhere unmolested by light pollution and civilization.

Source: The Best Campgrounds in the U.S. for Stargazing | The Manual

It will get easier to make a day trip to Yosemite in November; Andrea Smith; Lonely Planet

Starting on November 1, travellers will no longer need a reservation to make a day-trip to Yosemite National Park in California.

Source: It will get easier to make a day trip to Yosemite in November – Lonely Planet

Survey cited in push to protect sites sacred to tribes from oil, gas drilling; Susan Montoya Bryan; AP

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chaco park has served as a rallying cry for environmentalists and pueblos that have been trying to stop drilling in the basin.

Source: Survey cited in push to protect sites sacred to tribes from oil, gas drilling

America’s 8 most majestic vistas Maya Stanton; Lonely Planet

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Groups criticize Secretary Bernhardt’s draft plan to open the Greater Chaco landscape to more drilling; Indian Country Today

As comment period closes, groups say Secretary Bernhardt’s draft plan to open the Greater Chaco landscape to more drilling would imperil the national park, cultural resources and put Native communities at risk…

Source: Groups criticize Secretary Bernhardt’s draft plan to open the Greater Chaco landscape to more drilling

UVA’s New Memorial to Enslaved Laborers Confronts the School’s History; Elizabeth Fazzare; Architectural Digest

Designed by a collaborative team, the project was created to honor the community of enslaved African Americans who built the campus and maintained its daily operations…

Source: UVA’s New Memorial to Enslaved Laborers Confronts the School’s History

World Heritage Festival celebrating San Antonio Missions begins virtually; Maritza Salazar; News4 San Antonio

The annual World Heritage Festival which recognizes the San Antonio Missions as a UNESCO World Heritage Site begins virtually on Tuesday. This marks the fifth anniversary of the Missions’ designation as a World Heritage Site, the only one in Texas and one of only 24 across the country. This year also marks the 300th anniversary of Mission San Jose. “Five years ago our community achieved World Heritage status, a community process that took over nine years.”

Source: World Heritage Festival celebrating San Antonio Missions begins virtually

Wahoo Wisdom — advice, reminders, and stuff you just need to know; Michael Lindemann; Cavalier Daily

Humor columnist Michael Lindemann tells incoming first years everything they need to know.

Source: Wahoo Wisdom — advice, reminders, and stuff you just need to know

A Scavenger Hunt for Lynchburg’s Secrets; Laura Ivanitch; Our State

Uncover four of Lynchburg’s most storied destinations, one clue at a time.

Source: A Scavenger Hunt for Lynchburg’s Secrets | Our State

World Heritage Festival San Antonio Missions Virtual Trivia Night; NPCA

You’re invited to join NPCA and Trivia for Us for a fun and interactive trivia night on September 10. Test your knowledge of the national parks and challenge your friends and family!

Source: World Heritage Festival San Antonio Missions Virtual Trivia Night

Pueblos, lawmakers ask for pause on New Mexico drilling plan; Susan Montoya Bryan; AP

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Get Lost: 72 Hours in Charlottesville, Virginia’s Hidden Gem; Kimberly Wilson; Essence

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Top 3 Western Towns to Visit in America Off the Beaten Path; Sherry; OttsWorld

3 relatively unknown wild western towns to visit where we can go with friends to escape, belly laugh and get some dirt between our toes.

Source: Top 3 Western Towns to Visit in America Off the Beaten Path

One Fine Weekend in the North Coast; Melanie Haiken; Diablo Magazine

Head to Humboldt County for a perfect coastal getaway that promises pristine beaches, the tallest trees in the world, a creative food scene, and no crowds.

Source: One Fine Weekend in the North Coast

Explore the Most Amazing Caves in the U.S.; Mike Richard; The Manual

From amazing caves to stunning beaches to pristine national parks, Americans don’t even need a passport to visit some of the world’s best natural wonders.

Source: Explore the Most Amazing Caves in the U.S. | The Manual

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