New Feature: Good News on Tuesday

It’s high time to start posting links to articles about our state and national parks that       are encouraging. I hope you click on one or two of them and get a boost from nature.     Thanks for tuning in. img_3448

 

Lake Havasu and other state parks in Arizona are studying and assisting Monarch Butterflies in their migrations:                             http://www.havasunews.com/news/havasu-area-state-parks-part-of-monarch-butterfly-conservation-plan/article_0ab05c7e-aafa-11e6-8dc9-0f43ca1c7e2a.html

A great story about nature trails in Massachusetts for the blind and handicapped. Part of it is about a blind birder who identifies birds by their calls.  http://www.wbur.org/morningedition/2016/11/15/all-persons-braille-trails

Oregon State Parks are open to the public for free on Black Friday:  http://www.kgw.com/news/free-parking-admission-on-black-friday-at-all-oregon-state-parks/352412017

Eight national parks to get you off the beaten track (hint: they’re in California, Minnesota, South Carolina, Washington State, Florida and Utah):  http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/travel/8-national-parks-get-you-beaten-track/page/7/#slide-top

Kentucky State Parks offers a Thanksgiving Day Buffet every year:  http://parks.ky.gov/thanksgiving/

The International Dark Sky Association names Stephen C. Foster State Park in Georgia one of the best stargazing parks in the world:          http://team.georgia.gov/slider/stephen-c-foster-state-park-named-among-worlds-best-star-gazing-locations/

Let me know if there are any bad links. You can email me at russell@terracottamusic.com

About Russell

The founding member of Terra Cotta, Russell is a guitarist, composer, educator, writer, and avid hiker. His love for the beautiful trails of Sedona, Arizona has been a great source of creative inspiration. He believes that a close connection to nature brings comfort to our souls and spirits, and tries to capture and reflect that in his music and in this blog. You can email him at russell@terracottamusic.com.
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