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on this page: headlines, indigenous cultures
related: yosemite
flickrgroup: North American Ecotourism
editing: California

California is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, and to the south by Baja California in Mexico.

Events of note: Gilroy Garlic Festival, last weekend in July.


time



Headlines

adventures-in-parks-mapping - @greeninfo
using-instagram-and-open-data-to-put-the-public-in-public-lands - @greeninfo
california-genocide
Volcanic spires and Joshua trees: Obama protects 1.8 million acres in California's desert
New Desert Bill is Fundamentally Flawed - @Amargosaconserv

Pioneer Cabin Tree

On January 8, 2016 this iconic Sierra redwood fell to the ground. The tree was estimated to be more than 1,000 years old (and still alive) when it fell. A stereography made sometime between 1850-1920 by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. shows the tree before it was tunneled through.

Historic-Pioneer-Cabin-Tree-toppled-in-California
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-live-winter-weather-california-iconic-sequoia-tree-in-california-state-1483942759-htmlstory.html

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-tree-dead-storms-20170109-story.html
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/pioneer-cabin-tree-famous-tunnel-toppled-storm-n704616
http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170109/tribute-to-tunnel-tree/2 -
https://twitter.com/alexbreitler/status/818668930315141120
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_Cabin_Tree


The Pioneer's Cabin

Imperial Valley Desert Museum

The Imperial Valley Desert Museum is a new facility in the heart of the Yuha Desert housing Native American and historic artifacts collected from within the Imperial Valley. Opening a new museum in the twenty-first century, we do not want to be seen as an exhibit within four walls, but we want to engage and interact outside of the limitations of the “box,” our new building, both metaphorically and physically.
11 Frontage Road
P.O. Box 430
Ocotillo, CA 92259
760-358-7016

http://www.ivdesertmuseum.org
https://twitter.com/IVDesertMuseum
http://ivdesertmuseum.blogspot.com
https://plus.google.com/101740535510447682622

Ocotillo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocotillo,_California
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g32816-Ocotillo_California-Vacations.html


Wiki places

Lake Tahoe
Los Angeles
San Francisco

Tourism Portals

California

flickr

Oakland Museum of California
Malki Museum, Morongo Reservation, Banning- Melissa Biggs
Cabazon and Indio- Melissa Biggs
Palm Springs-Melissa Biggs
Salton Sea
Barona-Melissa Biggs

flickr groups

California National Forests
California Wilderness Areas
Southern California Wildfires

Twitter

@JoshuaTreeNP
@PinnaclesNPS
@CalDesert
@Amargosaconserv

Indigenous Cultures

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_peoples_of_California
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Population_of_Native_California
http://www.nahc.ca.gov/califindian.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chumash_people
4th Friday in September - Native American Day

Yurok Tribe

http://www.yuroktribe.org
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2014/02/12/18750734.php

Parks

Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands (Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara) and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources.

Mojave National Preserve - @MojavePres
https://www.facebook.com/Mojave-National-Preserve-151022481577447/

Pinnacles National Parkis a release site for the endangered California condor, and the birds can sometimes be seen from hiking trails throughout the park. Twitter: @PinnaclesNPS
How You Can Help Condors
http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/Pinnacles-a-step-from-being-national-park-4159050.php
http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/Pinnacles-National-Park-designation-passes-Senate-4157104.php
http://www.flickr.com/photos/yahooeditorspicks/galleries/72157632811243591
http://youtu.be/bul3Hj0AcGE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinnacles_National_Park

Point Reyes National Seashore - From its thunderous ocean breakers crashing against rocky headlands and expansive sand beaches through its open grasslands to its brushy hillsides and forested ridges, visitors can discover over 1000 species of plants and animals. Home to several cultures over thousands of years, Point Reyes preserves a tapestry of stories and interactions of people. Point Reyes awaits your exploration.

Sequoia / Kings Canyon
https://www.nps.gov/seki/index.htm
https://twitter.com/sequoiakingsnps
https://www.facebook.com/SequoiaKingsNPS

Yosemite National Park
yosemite


State Park News

Hanging a ‘closed' sign on state parks 11.2011

Nature and Conservation
http://www.wildlandsconservancy.org

http://www.caliparks.org
http://www.parkinfo.org

Food

Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) was the first land trust in the United States to focus on farmland preservation. Founded in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to preserve farmland in Marin County, California, MALT acquires agricultural conservation easements on farmland in voluntary transactions with landowners.

Transportation

Highway Conditions

Baker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World's_tallest_thermometer
http://www.vegasseven.com/feature/2013/09/19/short-sad-saga-world-s-tallest-thermometer
http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=baker+thermometer&l=cc&ss=0&ct=0&mt=all&w=all&adv=1

Buena Park

http://www.buenaparkfinearts.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buena_Park,_California

Calaveras River

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XKvWI4JT5Q

Campbell

http://www.cianosmodernlatin.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell,_California

Death Valley

Death Valley - Google Video
Death Valley National Park - NPS
Death Valley National Park - Wikipedia

Nearby: Shoshone
http://www.lasvegasweekly.com/news/2012/jun/21/woman-shoshone
http://www.shoshonevillage.com
https://www.amargosaconservancy.org - @Amargosaconserv

Dublin

http://www.ci.dublin.ca.us
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dublin,_California

Fresno

http://www.fresnobee.com
http://www.fresnobee.com/earth-log - @markgrossi

Gilroy

http://www.cityofgilroy.org/cityofgilroy 'a community with a spice for life'
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilroy,_California
http://gilroygarlicfestival.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilroy_Garlic_Festival (last full weekend of July)

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua tree national park

Humboldt

http://www.humboldt.edu

Irwindale

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/14/us/sriracha-factory-irritates-some-california-noses-but-entices-politicians.html
http://www.scpr.org/news/2014/05/12/44120/sriracha-factory-will-remain-califor-relurlplee514
http://www.chron.com/news/science/article/California-city-votes-to-end-hot-sauce-dispute-5512023.php
http://www.ci.irwindale.ca.us

Jacumba

https://www.google.com/maps/@32.6268237,-116.1856528,5451m/data=!3m1!1e3
http://jacumbaresort.com
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/160304-us-mexico-border-fence-wall-photos-immigration


Los Angeles

los angeles

Mendocino County

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Philo-CA/KZYXZ-Mendocino-County-Public-Broadcasting/128158242288
http://www.kzyx.org

Monterrey

Monterey is approximately 125 miles (208 km) south of San Francisco and 360 miles (600 km) north of Los Angeles.
http://www.montereybayaquarium.org
http://www.flickr.com/photos/seemonterey

Nevada City

http://www.kvmr.org
http://www.nevadacityca.gov

Oakland

Oakland Museum of California

Pasadena

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com
http://www.fremontgallery.com

Redlands

@SBCountyMuseum

Sacramento

Sacramento State University
Sacramento River Cats

San Bernardino

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Bernardino,_California
http://www.ci.san-bernardino.ca.us -
@sbcitygov

San Diego

sandiego

San Francisco

San Francisco


San Jose

http://www.sjsu.edu/
http://livestream.com/sanjosestate


San Luis Obispo

http://www.sanluisobispo.com


Santa Barbara

http://sb.city2.org
https://twitter.com/SantaBarbara
Gouchos Baseball - @UCSB_Baseball

Santa Cruz

Museum of Art & History

Sequoia National Park

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequoia_National_Park
http://www.nps.gov/seki
http://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/directions.htm
Photo tributeSequoia National Park group

Solvang

"Danish capital of America"
http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=Pastry+Shops&find_loc=Solvang%2C+CA
http://mysolvang.com/inn/olsen/index.html
http://www.solvangbakery.com

Sonora

http://www.sonoraca.com

Stockton

http://www.stocktongov.com
http://supplyingneeds.blogspot.mx

Tecopa

http://discovercynthias.com
http://oldspanishtrail.org

Tulelake

http://www.nps.gov/labe/index.htm
@LavaBedsNPS

Climate Change

Preparing California for a Changing Climate


rss

california - Google News

yosemite - Google News

Editing

California
Los Angeles
San Diego
San Francisco

Videos

Climbing the world's biggest trees - Richard Preston



Los Angeles

La Brea Tar Pits
Machine Project valorizes the passionate generalist, the curious amateur, the heartfelt tinker. "Since opening in a dishevelled storefront in Echo Park in 2003, we've presented more than a hundred events on wildly different subjects -- everything from quantum computing, to medieval battles, to floral models of the Eagle Nebula. We try to make difficult or esoteric knowledge not only accessible, but embraceable and fun." (See also Museum 2.0: Deliberately Unsustainable Business Models)





Radio

http://www.yourcba.com - @yourcba

Wildlife

The California Poppy (Eschscholtzia californica) is the state flower. April 6 is California Poppy Day.

Coast

California Coastline

Elsewhere on the Web

http://www.deepsprings.edu

Buzzword Bingo

Disneyland - Drought - Los Angeles - San Diego - San Francisco - Yosemite

Paths through Los Angeles


Forests
http://www.fs.usda.gov/sbnf
@SanBernardinoNF

Half Moon Bay
http://www.half-moon-bay.ca.us/
http://halfmoonbaychamber.org

Spotlight on the Central Valley
http://mercedcountytimes.net

Highland
http://www.ci.highland.ca.us
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland,_California

Kingsburg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsburg,_California
http://cityofkingsburg-ca.gov

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Gabriel_Mountains_National_Monument
http://www.fs.fed.us/visit/san-gabriel-mountains-national-monument
http://www.modernhiker.com/2015/03/26/whats-next-for-the-san-gabriel-mountains-national-monument

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