This blog originally appeared in the Huffington Post on March 21, 2014. There are many versions of the classic game of Monopoly. There’s the original, a variety of other theme-related versions, and a national park version. The park version came out in the 1990s when I was working at the Grand Canyon. I didn’t like
This past week I’ve been at Cedar Breaks National Monument in southwest Utah. It’s over 10,000 feet at the Civilian Conservation Corps era visitor center. I’m here doing night sky programs. The night sky is gorgeous at this altitude, and the air is as clean and clear as you’ll find anywhere in our country. Last
The following is a diary by Jim Gale, founding member of Park Rangers for Our Lands, on a two-day July 2013 trip near Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park in Grand County, Utah. Joining Jim was Maite Arce, president of the Hispanic Access Foundation, Maite’s family; Ashley Korenblat, owner of Western Spirit Cycling Adventures;
By Jim Gale, founding member of Park Rangers for Our Lands In running the Green River, through the Gates of Lodore, Park Rangers for Our Lands envisioned another “Encounter with the Archdruid” type moment might be possible in hopes of drawing some focus to the threats to the national parks from oil and gas leasing.