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For SF’s Old Mint’s future, historical society seeking ‘blue-sky ideas’

The tides of change that have transformed San Francisco have bypassed one of the city’s most venerable monuments — the Old Mint at Fifth and Mission streets. The building, a national historic landmark that dates from 1874, has been underutilized for years. Show More Summary

Scientist: "Planet's history" at stake if Trump downgrades national monument

Scientists worry downgrading the size of Utah's Grand Staircase could damage one of the richest deposits of dinosaur bones in the world

BHA Maps Hunting Opportunityin At-Risk National Monuments

Interactive habitat maps reveal what’s at stakein administration’s national monument review MISSOULA, Mont. – As the Trumpadministration considers taking unprecedented action to reduce oreliminate national monuments, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers isreleasing detailed habitat maps of six Western nationalmonuments on the chopping block. Show More Summary

Jackson Pollock's largest painting makes DC debut at the National Gallery of Art

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Stretching nearly 20 feet wide by 8 feet tall, Mural (1943) is the largest work by Jackson Pollock (1912-1956). Beyond its monumental proportions and the many myths that surround its creation, the painting stands as one of the artist's greatest achievements. Show More Summary

BHA Maps Hunting Opportunity in At-Risk National Monuments

As the Trump administration considers unprecedented action to reduce or eliminate national monuments, BHA is releasing detailed habitat maps of monuments. This post BHA Maps Hunting Opportunity in At-Risk National Monuments appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

NASCAR provides the ultimate proof that the NFL’s rating decline isn’t because of politics

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the last year, you’ve probably heard that our nation is currently undergoing a monumental crisis. No, not the White House one — I’m talking about the fact that after years of being a seemingly invincible ratings juggernaut, NFL ratings are on the decline. I know, I know, it’s […]

Zinke rocked moccasins to celebrate Native cultures. But tribes are focused on his plans to rock Bears Ears.

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wore moccasins to celebrate native culture around the world. But Western tribes say his plan to dramatically shrink the Bears Ears National Monument will devastate their culture.

Muir Woods to require parking reservations starting Jan. 16

Muir Woods National Monument will implement a reservation system Jan. 16 for parking and shuttle service to reduce congestion in the Marin County preserve, the National Park Service said. All vehicles will have to use the reservation system to secure one of the 232 parking spaces at Muir Woods. Show More Summary

Hatch's office predicts big reductions for Utah monuments

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch's office says President Donald Trump is expected to significantly downsize two sprawling Utah national monuments. Ron Dean, Hatch's Central and Eastern Utah Director, testified to Utah … Click to Continue »

Legislators ask the Park Service to reconsider proposed Monument ball-field ban

The National Park Service wants to preserve turf on the Monument grounds with the ban. Legislators also oppose a Park Service plan to raise fees for use of 28 athletic fields.

The Mall’s magnificence: Democracy, sacrifice and NAKID kickball

The kooky rec leagues are part of what makes our Mall truly American. We can’t let the National Park Service ban sports from the Washington Monument grounds.

Road Trip: Chiricahua National Monument

Hoodoos, columns, pinnacles and more This past weekend, I had the opportunity to travel with Trina on a Sedona Camera Club outing to Chiricahua National Monument. We both needed a break between setting up our winter home studio and teaching workshops, so this was the perfect adventure. Show More Summary

Herbert: Still no word on extent Trump will shrink monuments

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he still doesn't know how much President Donald Trump will shrink two Utah national monuments. The Republican governor said at his monthly televised news conference … Click to Continue »

Ocean monuments face possible loss of protection

The Trump administration is considering rolling back federal protections for a number of national monuments. While most are on land and relatively accessible, three are deep below the ocean's surface and many miles from the mainland:...Show More Summary

Trump’s Public Lands Policy Arcs Toward Extraction

The decision to amend national monuments has roots in pro-energy, anti-conservation politics that has been simmering for 40 years

Trump move stirs debate over Utah monuments

BLUFF, Utah (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that he intends to reduce the size of two national monuments covering millions of acres of Utah wilderness has stoked local divisions over land use, with all sides anticipating a protracted battle over the move.

Prague Walk Vitkov Hill, Zizkov and Karlin

Vitkov Hill, Prague is the site of the Czech National Monument and a statue of Jan Žižka seated on the third largest equestrian statue in the world. Vitkov Hill separates Zizkov District Prague from Karlin District, a former industrial...Show More Summary

Noise from industrial development will stress animals and change the ecology in national monuments

"Every man needs a place to go where he can go crazy in peace," said author and desert rat Edward Abbey.

Hindu Extremists Now Want To Wipe The Taj Mahal From India's History (To This We've Come)

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"In past months, religious nationalists in the Hindu-majority country have stepped up a campaign to push the four-century-old Mughal monument to the margins of Indian history. One legislator recently kicked up a national storm when he labelled the tomb 'a blot'. Resentment at the fact the country's most recognisable monument was built by a Muslim […]

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