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New Findings about the 1540 Coronado Expedition
Dear Friends, On Valentine’s Day, a New York Times article (also linked in today’s edition below) informed me that the current megadrought in the west is the worst in 12 centuries—60 generations. I wasn’t surprised. Just two days earlier, I’d observed the devastating demise of t...
Human Footprints at White Sands Support Much Earlier Peopling of the Americas
Dear Friends, Happy (belated) autumnal equinox! Bats are one of my favorite seasonal markers. They double the pleasure sugar water provides. My bat friends are nectar feeders from Mexico—Mexican Long-Nosed and Mexican Long-Tongued bats. In the morning, freshly stocked with sugar ...
Monument Defense Lawsuits to Be Heard in Washington DC
Monument Defense Lawsuits to Be Heard in Washington DC A federal judge has denied the government’s effort to move the lawsuits against President Donald Trump’s shrinking of the Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments to Salt Lake City and will keep them here. Judge Tanya...