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"I hope your place is alright, but some of these roads are looking like rivers. You could go quite happily on a couple of them and just find yourself in the sea, probably. Yeah, I'll tell you, I got some rain here. We were driving from Zion National Park over to Colorado, going up to Boulder, and we got hit with a hellacious rainstorm. Anyway, that's another story. The next hour of Bloomberg Daybreak Asia begins right now. Broadcasting 24 hours a day at Bloomberg .com and the Bloomberg Business Act, this is Bloomberg Radio. This is Bloomberg Daybreak Asia for this Friday, September 8th in Hong Kong, Thursday, September 7th in New York. Coming up this hour, shares an Apple tumble on reports that China is planning to expand a ban on iPhone use to state -backed agencies and companies. China is seeking to improve access to semiconductors during G20 talks on tackling climate change, and the United Auto Workers reject a pay raise counteroffer from General Motors. ASEAN closes and leads to what could be a tense G20. Ukraine aid becomes a major issue on what could be a U .S. government shutdown. Australia, China, leader face -to -face possibility before the end of the year. I'm Ed Baxter with Global News. The women's semifinal matchup is ongoing tonight at the U .S. Open. I'm Dan Schwartzman. I'll have that story and more coming up in Bloomberg Sports. That's all straight ahead on Bloomberg Daybreak Asia. On Bloomberg 1130 New York, Bloomberg 99 .1 Washington, D .C., Bloomberg 106 .1 Boston, Bloomberg 960 San Francisco, Sirius XM 119, and around the world on BloombergRadio .com and via the Bloomberg Business App. Thanks for watching.
A highlight from Bass and Bucks: Pronghorn Pursuits and Hunting Tales with John Bass
"This episode of RadCast Outdoors is brought to you by P .K. Lures, Bow Spider, and High Mountain Seasonings. Fish on! Hey, RadCast is on! Hunting, fishing, and everything in between. This is RadCast Outdoors. Here are David Merrill and Patrick Edwards. Well, hello, and welcome to another episode of RadCast Outdoors. I'm Patrick Edwards. And I'm David Merrill. And we're back in the studio with a good friend of mine, Mr. John Bass, Superintendent of State Parks at Boyson State Park. So welcome to the show, man. Man, glad to be here. It's good to have you back. We've been talking about this episode for a while, too, because the three of us I would classify as pronghorn antelope nuts, or speed goat nuts. And so we're going to talk about speed goats today. Wyoming, I would argue, is probably the best place in the entire country for pronghorn hunting. And so, John Bass, yeah, welcome to the episode, and glad to have you on to talk about pronghorn and slash speed goats. Yeah, everybody calls them antelope, you know, pronghorn. I love hunting them. I mean, I was, you'd ask me to do this. He's like, we should do a podcast. What could we do one about? And I said, man, let's talk about pronghorn hunting. I hadn't heard y 'all do a podcast about that very much. And I was like, count me and I'll do it, you know. And we were talking earlier that, you know, I moved out here from Tennessee in 2017, but not my first time to Wyoming. When I, first time to Wyoming, I actually worked in Yellowstone National Park back in 01 when I was in college. And then my next trip to Wyoming was in 2009 on my first out of Tennessee hunting trip. I grew up hunting wild turkeys, eastern wild turkeys, and whitetail deer. And me and my brother and three of my good buddies decided to all load up and drive across their country, put in for tags and come pronghorn hunting, hunted around a place called Mule Creek Junction. Y 'all ever heard of it? It's right over the South Dakota border. And I'll talk about it now. We actually went on a walk -in area there because we went, me and my wife went back a couple of years ago and since onX, that place has kind of got inundated. But this was pre -onX. That should be a hunting term. It's pre -onX. Pre -onX. It's a real deal. Yeah, it's a real deal for like, especially walk -in areas and stuff like that. You had to do homework. You had to do research. We did. You had to print maps and you had to really figure out like, how am I going to get onto this square? Yeah, print map on a piece of paper and then I outlined the walk -in area with red and highlighted it. And I was like, okay, we're putting all of our eggs in this basket, right? And we had no idea what to expect, okay? So we ended up driving to Edgemont, South Dakota. Y 'all want to hear this whole story? Yes, I want to hear it. So we ended up driving to Edgemont, South Dakota. We stayed in Edgemont, drove into Wyoming because it's just over the border. And so we're a bunch of whitetail hunters from Tennessee, right? So what do we have to do? We're hunting pronghorn. We have to be there before daylight, like a whitetail hunter. Yeah, of course. Yeah, of course. That's what we need. So we had actually drove in the afternoon before because we got there. You know, it's a 24 -hour drive from Tennessee. We got there and we had not seen any pronghorn. I mean, we crossed into Wyoming. We're still not seeing any. And we got to that walk -in area and boom, there's a buck. There's another buck. There's some does. There's another buck. Like, hey, they're here. They're actually on this walk -in area. So we kind of set a game plan, went back to Edgemont, about a 45 -minute drive in a little motel there. It was called the Rainbow Motel at the time. I think it's the cowboy inn now. There's only one place to stay. And went back to the motel and, of course, we got up next morning. And when we got up, I could hear the wind blowing before we went outside. Oh, yeah. And so it was 60 -mile -an -hour gust with sustained at 40 miles an hour. Here we get in the truck. We take off in the dark into Wyoming to go on our first pronghorn hunt. And we're all like, what is, what are we doing, you know? So we had done plan where we was going to drop each other off at these little fence areas. So we was all kind of split up. And me and my buddy was together. We had a tag each. And I said, well, it's not together. You can have the first shot. Well, we was parked sitting in the truck, kind of waiting for it to get a little bit daylight. And the truck is just rocking from this wind. I was like, how are we going to hit these things? Like, they're going to have to be close. We'd all practice shooting. Well, anyway, so we got out of the truck, crossed the fence. And it was about 100 yards till it dropped off into kind of a big basin. And we walked that 100 yards. And as soon as we got to the crest, boom, there's a buck with a bunch of does at about 250 yards. But the wind is howling. And my buddy's shooting, God, I think he had a, I know I had myself a millimeter Magnum. And he had a 300 wind mag, I think. We brought these giant guns to shoot these less than white tail deer, yeah, a little too much. But I mean, you go hunting with what you're most confident in, right? Don't, you know, the best shooting gun, the one you shoot the best, that's the one you take. You go on an out -of -state hunt or a new hunt, don't buy a new gun and a new scope and try to set it up and take it. Get old trusty. You know, that's what I always tell people. Anyway, so he set up and he said, how much should I give for the wind? I'm like, man, 250 yards in this wind, I'd give it a foot. You know, it's going to move it a foot even at 300. And so he shot and he thought he missed it, but it took off running and I saw him fall and he went down. I said, no, you got him. You got him. And it was a pretty good, I mean, we didn't really know how to judge him. I think it ended up scoring in the mid seventies or whatever. So it was a great first one. And so as soon as he shot, I was like, we was excited, you know, and then another one walked out, another buck come out kind of behind this little hump, you know, the desert prairie is. And I said, there's another one. And I had borrowed this rangefinder from my cousin. And the only reason I knew what the range was, because in 09, laser rangefinders were still kind of new. This was like this big, big thing. And so I ranged it and it said 410 and he said, how much are you going to give for the wind? I said, I'm going to give him three feet. So I knew what my gun was shooting. So I brought it up over his back about six inches, brought it back to his butt where his butt was and squeezed off and he hit the ground, just slapped the ground. I mean, it went right behind the shoulder, but that wind moved it three feet. I knew what it would do. So you got to know what, you got to do some practice. And we always talk about practice and shooting and know what your gun's going to do and try to guess what the wind's going to do. But I mean, it's pretty consistent, you know, there's plenty of tables out there. And so we were just over the moon. The sun, I mean, technical sunrise hadn't even happened yet. We're tagged out on our bucks, you know, we had doe tags too. Well, during this time, my buddy John, he shot a buck and his doe right, I mean, they got up out of their bed right as the day was breaking. He filled both tags in the first five minutes. My brother, I think he filled his the next morning or maybe that afternoon, but we filled all of our tags in less than two days. And so it was like, well, this is either really easy or we get really lucky, you know, doesn't matter. It was a lot of fun. And so we just kind of hooked on it. And we ended up coming back, I think we come back in 2011, man, we ended up, you know, with in 2016 my father -in -law and my bud, one of my buddies and a couple of other friends from Tennessee. And I was telling y 'all earlier, you know, the reason I'm in Wyoming is because of pronghorn. And David kind of said the same thing. You know, when I started thinking about it on the drive down, I was like, you know, pronghorn is pretty important part of my life because, you know, if I wouldn't have been on that pronghorn hunting trip in 2016, I would not have been up at the Ten Sleep Brewery, a little shout out to them, drinking their golden ale, which is actually called speed goat named after pronghorn. I was drinking golden ale and I met a friend through work that worked for Wyoming State Parks that was actually the superintendent at Medicine Lodge. And he drove over there and we was having a beer talking about how awesome Wyoming was. He's originally from Michigan. I said, man, it's beautiful. I just need to move out here. And he said, well, they're looking for a superintendent down at Boyson State Park. Man, that's almost seven years ago, rest his history. And here you are. Here I am. And I couldn't be happier. My wife and son, now we just, we go and adventure and hunt. And I sent you a picture earlier of her and him and me, and it's a family affair. You know, that's what we all talk about next is how it's a, if you can draw a pronghorn tag in Wyoming, I mean, it's a very doable, very achievable hunt. It's very high success rates. As long as you can shoot, you should be able to fill the tag and you should be able to find them. I mean, there's plenty of places, a lot of walk -in areas, a lot of public ground. And I mean, any alfalfa field, if you're getting desperate, just go knock on the farmer's door. They're going to say, yeah, go ahead. Usually, I mean, they're not going to give you permission from mule deer. Don't even ask. You ask for a white tail though, or you say, Hey, how about them antelope? You want antelope? Sure. Go, go take two of them. Yeah. Yeah. They always wish you had more tags sometimes. So, so the antelope's a very doable hunt and I've had people ask me, you know, even after that first year we'll come out here and especially since moving out here, I've got a lot of hunting friends back home and they're like, man, I want to come out there and kill an elk. And I'm like, well, that's a little bit different. That's a much more difficult hunt, harder to do more time and that's harder on your body. Yeah. Harder all the way around. But I said, you know, you can, you can really do a pronghorn hunt. It's it's I think that first year in 2009 and this was getting a shoulder mount too. I got it mounted up in Newcastle and they shipped it back, but we did the tags, gas, fuel. Of course everything was split, food, hotel, everything and a shoulder mount. I had $1 ,100 in that hunt. That's a great deal. That just, you just can't do that. You know? Of course it's higher now. I mean, that was, God, that's 15 years ago almost makes me feel old. It's kind of interesting to hear you two talk about antelope and you know, pronghorn and what that means to you. For me being a Wyoming native, that's typically the first big game animal you go hunting for. It's either that or a deer typically, right? And so when I was 12 years old, the very first animal that I shot was a real nice pronghorn buck at 300 yards. You know, that was, that was my first animal. And so it has a special place in my heart as well, because it's like, that is kind of the beginning of my big game hunting, you know, journey. And they are one of the coolest animals on the planet. I was actually talking to a guy not too long ago about pronghorn and he's trying to, you might've read the article, but he's trying to prove that pronghorn are actually faster than cheetahs. Because back when they did the test to test the speed of the cheetah, there were some things that, you know, are kind of questionable about it. And so he wants to actually have some kind of a, you know, modern day, you know, with all the new technology, a way to actually test and see who's faster because he thinks pronghorn are faster. And he's like, Patrick, how fast do you think those things go? And I'm like, man, I've been driving down dirt road, you know, and they're, they're passing me. They're bound and determined. They're going to run alongside you and cut you off and go in front of you. And you can't, unless you've got a paved road, you ain't going to beat them in a pickup.
A highlight from 124 - Sculpting Nature: The Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted - Kirk R. Brown
"The Garden Question is a podcast for people that love designing, building, and growing smarter gardens that work. Listen in as we talk with successful garden designers, builders, and growers, discovering their stories along with how they think, work, and grow. This is your next step in creating a beautiful, year -round, environmentally connected, low -maintenance, and healthy, thriving outdoor space. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or an expert, there will always be something inspiring when you listen to The Garden Question podcast. Hello, I'm your host, Craig McManus. It's been over 200 years since he was born. People still absorb his parks and public gardens in more than 5 ,000 communities across the North American continent. The goal is to give the common man in this new world the same opportunities to experience creation as any king in his private preserve in the Old World. Frederick Law Olmsted is prevalently pronounced the father of American landscape architecture. In this episode, Kurt R. Brown interprets Frederick Law Olmsted. Kurt is a member of the International Garden Communicators Hall of Fame. He is a green achiever being recognized with many industrial awards. He represented Joanne Kostecki Garden Design as a leader in the design bill industry. At America's oldest garden in Charleston, South Carolina, he worked as national outreach coordinator. He is the past president of GardenCom. In the U .S. and Canada, he's delivered hundreds of keynote addresses, guest lectures, teaching symposia, and certified instruction over the past quarter of a century. He's also known to interpret historic horticulturalists and international dignitaries as John Bartram, Frederick Law Olmsted, among many others. He still finds time to cultivate his own private display garden. Join him now as he unveils his views of Olmsted. This is Episode 124, Sculpturing Nature. The Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted with Kurt R. Brown Interpreting, an encore presentation and remix of Episode 63. Mr. Olmsted, would you take us back to when you were 36 years old and tell us what was your most valuable mistake up to that point? I sometimes have problems remembering what happened yesterday. Remembering what happened when I was 36 takes me to a point in time where I felt that I would never wake up, that somehow whatever hope I had of being properly engaged in an adult employment was never going to occur. However, it was at a time when seemingly everything in the world that I had touched or attempted had turned to dross. With that, when you are at the bottom, looking up from the bottom of that big black pit that you feel yourselves in, God smiles sometimes. And when he smiles, he puts in front of you an opportunity that unless you'd been in that pit of despair, you wouldn't think was a positive. I went over the brink of bankruptcy with a publishing company that my father had financed to put me on my feet in the world of communicating, largely garden communicating. But in that day, when publishers have cash in the drawer and decide that it's better in their pockets and they skip town, I was left holding an empty bag. When my sanity was at risk, there were a group of friends, Dutch elders from the state of New York, who looked at me in my circumstance and they said, without much thinking about it, we have a job for you, sir. And this was from Washington Irving, whom you might have heard, James Hamilton, the Cooper Hewitt later, and David Dudley Field, among many, many others, they said in response to my question, what is this job all about? They said, we believe that from your practical training as an agriculturist, from all of your horticultural writings, from your talents and from your obvious character, I took them at their word on that, we believe you eminently qualified for the duties of the Office of Superintendent of the capital T, the Central Park of New York. They wanted me to be a crew leader of one of the largest public works projects that had been undertaken since the construction of the pyramids. They thought by giving me this job, it would put my feet under my own table and allow me to support the family that I had inherited and adopted after my brother's death. So you see, this is a laugh because being a construction foreman on a landscape project the size of Central Park allowed me into other rooms and gave me the ability to meet other people, most notably among them, Calvert Vox. Of course, from that participation, from that connection, from that wonderful start at 36, climbing out of the black pit and going on into the greater international world of garden design. That's how you find me, sir. From that point till now, you have to consider all of the other doors that opened, designing the country's first great urban and public park. It was a democratization of space. That's the most important aspect that we were driving. All of the big parks of the old world were private preserves, were aristocratic in their founding or country homes of the elite and money. They were not open to the general public. Here we were designing a space, an urban space of green that would allow people at all levels of income to rub elbows and participate in a great and refreshing space. Out of that, the other things that came to my table were the obvious connections of making plans for residential subdivisions. I was ultimately asked to design a world's fair. And in that regard, I was one of the few who designed a fair that actually made money. Mostly the cities in which the Olmsted partnership worked were green belts. It wasn't just one isolated urban jewel. They were a necklace. They were a green necklace surrounding all of the major cities in which we did work, involving and parkways park sides with garden views. And with all of that, the infrastructure that necessarily came along with the design was an increasing awareness of public health and sanitation. I was also involved at the beginning of the American Red Cross with standardizing field operations, with organizing national outreach and coordination, and with putting women in nursing wards. I was also there at the beginning in trying to inventory the natural resources of Yosemite, and that began the National Parks Movement. I also encouraged managed forestry. I was the first person here in this country to hire a forester to help develop plans for management of 137 ,000 acres in Biltmore, not less. Governor Pinchot, as he later came to be known, was the first man that held the post at the National Center where he managed the national parks and forests. I was always involved in garden communication. I was a syndicated New York Times columnist. I was an abolitionist. I believe strongly in the development of cemetery arboretum where families could mourn the death of their loved ones. And I was the first one to be recognized for the design implementation and successful development of riparian restoration using early sustainable practices, because overarching all of these individual jobs, I believe that environmental health was also humanities welfare. Eventually, many of the things that we did for the first time or did for all of those who came later to ask us to repeat our success, eventually we codified most of the things that we were doing, and we were there at the beginning writing a syllabus for the American Society of Landscape Architects when Harvard graduated its first class. That's the beginning. And through it, we've tried to reach a point that you can look back and decide whether what we do, whether creating public parks, whether recognizing national parks, whether doing things as a green infrastructural implementation, whether that is garden design, whether it is landscape design or whether it is landscape architecture. I have certainly left the responsibility of that to all of the generations that came since the implementation of Central Park of New York. So let's look at the Central Park of New York. Where you started to turn around was when you got the job as superintendent. How did you make the jump from superintendent to being credited as the designer and builder of Central Park? I would never accept that title. I was mentored by a man far greater than I. His name was Andrew Jackson Downing, and he lived upstate New York. The concept of Central Park and the concept of public urban horticulture was his. He was the first man here in this country to successfully write that there was a model to be offered and followed in the development of landscape practices. He wrote and published a book in 1841 called A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. It was his idea in the 1840s what he called the picturesque landscape has great advantage for the common man. The raw materials of grass, water, and woods are at once appropriated with so much effect and so little art in the picturesque mode, and the charm is so great. You'll recall that 200 years ago I was born. It was also the same year that Napoleon died. There was a great turning where people decided it was no longer appropriate to design landscapes in the French style. The formality of trimmed hedges and topiaries and the development of boxed and hothouse grown examples of tropical horticulture. What they wanted was a natural or romantic view of the world. Downing's response to that was his development of the picturesque here in North America. So while the international turned on what was their term called romanticism, Downing's belief was that it needed to be picturesque. He brought a man from England who was just spectacular with the development of line and architectural standards. His name was Calvert Vaux. So we had Calvert Vaux doing all of the housing plans for Downing's models. Downing began a magazine called The Horticulturist where he promoted all of the values of horticulture and agriculture, how to design, creating a design for living. He encouraged all of us to plant spacious parks in our cities and unclose their gates as wide as the gates of mourning to the whole people. I was a very small part of the initial concept when they were looking for the construction foreman. Downing had been killed in a steamboat accident on the Hudson River. While they were searching for the plan, they had more than 30 proposals submitted for what Central Park was to become. Calvert Vaux had a concept and he asked me if I would join him in its presentation to the committee. My thought was that a proper city park should provide escape from the city. We solved all of the inherent problems of the design so that nature of the space would be one of unending vistas of green and the lawns would seem to go on forever. With Vaux asking me to be a partner, at that low point in my life, my answer was an unqualified sir, this partnership is on. We called our design and our proposal Greensward. I would still think of it with that name. Of course, everyone else has just taken it to heart and made it Central Park. I was 36 years old. I had a neighbor in Hartford as I was growing up and then on the speaking circuit in later years and Mark Twain, you might know him as Samuel Longhorns Clemens, said that age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. What were some of the challenges in the implementation of the Central Park design? The money was coming from Albany and the old Dutch money that still remained somewhat in the Tammany Hall organization of downtown New York politics would get their hands on the money before it would feed through to enrich, encourage and grow the project. The old Dutch burghers wanted an honest man as the paymaster. And so at the end of those long days, I was the man handing money to the day workers with cash on the barrelhead, paying them for moving the hundreds and hundreds and millions of cubic yards of soil that was transported to do those effortless looking hills and dales and rambles that became Central Park. The park itself is a democratic development of the highest significance. We can never, never, ever forget that public urban horticulture is that. It is the extreme expression of democracy. And simply put, we were looking at the three grand elements of Downing's definition of picturesque or pastoral landscape. Those three elements remain the same today as they were then. The symphony of grass, water and woods joined together with many, many artificial tricks of the trade into one uncommon space. At Central Park, we also added what would be in our concept the only sculptural element that was to be included in the final design. That was the Bethesda Fountain. With Bethesda, we wanted it to be similar to the quote from the New Testament, John chapter 5, verse 4, for an angel went down at a certain time into the pool and stirred up the water. Whoever stepped in first after the stirring of the water was made well of whatever disease he had. This becoming a place of union for all of those tired and poor of the city who would otherwise not have a green space with good public water. It became that, certainly, after the Civil War and even up until these days when the symbol of the fountain, that angel of the waters that was given to the first woman who ever won a sculptural commission in the city of New York later to become angels in America. Through all of this, that symbol of health and well -being has been guarded through all of its artistic progress. What other, as you referred to them as, tricks in the landscape design were implemented in the park? There were requirements, as most things are. They had to have cross streets, but we didn't want to interrupt the view of green. We sunk the roads, and it was unique in its concept because all of those cross streets that were mandated in the design brief were not seen once you were at grade or at the park level, so that all of the sheep's meadow and the grand lawns of Central Park were seemingly undivided and the cars would travel underneath that layer. The other thing was fresh water. The 800 and some odd acres of Central Park had to include what was an existing reservoir. The walk around the reservoir had to be included in the acreage, and to do that, we made the north part of the park into what I called a ramble. If you take the word ramble, it puts me back into my childhood. I had rides with my father and mother in the woods and fields. In those days, we were in search of the, well, the picturesque. Any man then who sees things differently than the mass of ordinary men is classified as one who has a defect of the eye and a defect of the brain. Who would think that you could move mountains to create a distant view while the cross -street thoroughfares of a major urban environment would traffic unwitnessed with the calm and peace of nature around you? In later years, it gave the common man access to a broader world. In the early days, when the park first opened, what we discovered is that entrepreneurs of the city would get a chance to meet and greet people who were not of or in their class, and everyone came together on the lake to ice skate. That had never been accomplished in an urban environment before, where the lowest and the highest achieved self -standing stature over a pair of ice skates. What other ways did you incorporate the blending of the classes? There were several types of road. There were access roads for tradesmen, and then there were the carriage trade highways that would tour the park and allowed for another whole type of merchant in the hiring of horse -drawn vehicles that are still there, conveying tourists into and around the park today because of the way the layout was designed. We also included space for a zoo and for ornamental horticulture in the display of flowers. It also gave space for the Metropolitan Museum, and then as you'll see over all these years, many, many other opportunities for people to regard themselves highly by installing other busts and portraiture. There's Cleopatra's Needle, which was that large obelisk that came from Egypt that has its own following up above the museum. It's all part and parcel of creating the ambiance of nature in an artificial way. You had some experiences of your own in a walking tour in England. How did those influence your view of design, and how did you take those and implement them in the park? The only difference is that in England, what we were looking at in the assortment of grass, water, and woods was that most of the developed areas were done for members of the aristocracy. They were country homes at the time. Previous generation, they were landscapes designed and achieved by Lancelot. They called him Capability Brown. Those assortments of grass, water, and woods were no different in concept, really, for the public parks that we were designing. The only difference is that in public funded projects, they had access for people of all social classes. There was no admission, no gate. I've heard it said you become who you hang out with. Tell us about some of the people that you have surrounded yourself with.
Would You Rather: 5K Edition!
"Rather do a 5K in all 50 states, right? So we would backtrack and do all the states over again. Or would you rather run 5Ks through the national park system? You know, it was really exciting when we did Idaho and Montana, because those were the 49th and 50th states for me to have visited. So it's been exciting already being in all 50 states. And that's the other fun part of this journey for you, is that we were able to claim that. And I know that's been a major goal for me because of my father. And he passed away six years ago, seven, almost seven now. And the one thing he lamented was that he'd only been to 49 of the 50 states. And so knowing that we've checked that off our list has been really great. And taking dad to the 50th state was really fun, too. We took his ashes skydiving in North Dakota. So I would say I would be much more interested in doing the national parks, because we've already been to the 50 states. Now we ran a 5K in all the national parks. Yes, because they have races. Oh, shoot. I just wanted to go to the parks. But what a good way to see them, though. But that's the thing. Now, just the idea of running a 5K is, well, let's do that in the morning and then go see whatever, you know, we might as well get a t -shirt and a medal out of something. And I'll probably want to go for a run anyway. And that's the remarkable part of this for me, is that I'm already thinking, boy, I didn't get to go out and run today and I really I feel like I'm OK with it, but I would rather get out and do something physical.
2 US Army helicopters crash in Alaska, killing 3 soldiers
"The U.S. Army says two helicopters collided and crashed in Alaska on Thursday. Two AH 64 Apache helicopters based at fort Wainwright near Fairbanks, Alaska, collided and crashed Thursday on their way back from a training flight. According to a statement from the U.S. Army, two soldiers died at the scene, a third died on the way to a Fairbanks hospital, and a fourth soldier is being treated for injuries. The crash happened near Helio Alaska, a small town about ten miles north of Denali national park, a popular base for tourists that was made famous by the book into the wild, the apaches were from the first attack battalion 25th aviation regiment, in a statement major general Bryant eifler with the 11th airborne, says it's an incredible loss for these soldiers families, their fellow soldiers, and for the division. I'm Jennifer King
Jeremy Carl Details the Evolving Political Landscape of Montana
"Cut 38. This is happening in Montana. Montana's more liberal than people realize. I want to talk, you know, Jeremy, because it involves the Senate race. People don't get it. And I said Missoula, I met Helena, but Missoula is more left wing than Stalingrad. That place is out of control. You got university of Montana there. Boseman is not too far behind it with Montana state university. Play cut 38 please. Let's post it. Literally holding them hostage. And again, this is such a this is such an exhausted way of commentating on radio and television, but I have to do it. Could you imagine if those people were wearing maga hats and a bunch of cowboys? Could you imagine how the media would respond? It's actually an appropriate thing to keep on saying. It just kind of gets a little tired because no one really cares. But Jeremy, tell us about Montana. I'm worried about Montana. You know, you're letting a lot of Californians into your state. It's not as right wing as people think. Now is it maybe I'm wrong because I heard one interesting point from somebody I trust they said, but Charlie it's mostly Republicans moving into the state is that true? I do think that post COVID it's been a much more Republican movement. And that's good to hear. Keep going. Yeah. And I've actually done some very micro analysis of the Senate like county by county district from the census. And what you see is people moving into conservative and rural counties. You have the most conservative in the last year, metro in Montana, which is callous bell the flat head up near glacier national park growing twice as fast as Boseman, which is more liberal to kind of near where I live. But still a mixed district and I have to say, I know tons of conservatives who have moved here just in the last few years. We are quite a ways from boulder. It's not an accident that the Montana GOP got its first super majority in the legislatures in the last century just this last cycle.
On this week's AP Religion Roundup, the confluence of Ramadan, Passover and Easter sparks tensions in Jerusalem.
"On this week's AP religion roundup, the confluence of Ramadan Passover and Easter, sparks tensions in Jerusalem. Religious Jews celebrating Passover, sing at the entrance to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount. Tensions here have recently spiraled into a regional confrontation between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, Lebanon and Syria. This year pass over overlapped with Easter, celebrated this week and lasts by Christians in the east and west. It also coincided with the Muslim sacred month of Ramadan. The overlapping holy days in each faith was felt on the streets of Jerusalem, where there is a close proximity of holy sites. For Christians, Jerusalem was where Jesus was crucified and resurrected. For Jews, it's the ancient capital, home to two biblical Jewish temples. For Muslims, it's where the prophet Muhammad ascended to heaven. This week, leaders of the Greek Orthodox church say Israeli police are unfairly limiting worshipers right to celebrate the Easter holy fire ceremony in Jerusalem's ancient Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Church leaders called attendance restrictions, heavy handed. And inappropriately placing the burden of the churches to issue invitations while tying the church's hands with unreasonable restrictions. Israeli police said their goal is the safety of thousands of worshippers expected for the ceremony, but the Roman Catholic Church and the Holy Land says there has been an increase in brazen attacks on Christians here. Not only an increase of a number, but also the way the attacks are done. John munay are monitors the welfare of religious minorities in Israel. Going into churches, there's no shame or even hesitation at times when it comes to these types of attacks. Most Israeli officials have stayed quiet about the attacks, and the introduction of a law criminalizing Christian proselytizing and the promotion of plans to turn the mount of olives into a national park have stoked anger. Prime minister Netanyahu vowed to block the bill from moving forward following pressure from evangelical Christians in the United States. I'm Walter ratliff.
Sara Carter: Death & Destruction Along the Southern Border
"Saw some gains among Republicans in Texas. I'm wondering if you're hearing from Democrats who are just as frustrated as the rest of us. Oh, absolutely. I mean, we've heard Democrats like Henry cuellar. We've seen what's happened in Arizona with kyrsten sinema. You know, others that are on the ground local politician, you know, from Macau and to you mayor Arizona or I could say you know from Laredo, Texas to uma Arizona. We are seeing people speak up and speak out. And many of the tejanos and who live here in Texas that have been here for generations are saying we need to put a stop to this. We can see that because their fence lines are being torn down. Our ranches, there is destruction on the property. There is concern about the safety and the well-being of families, many times you'll have groups of men coming across the border and trying to enter people's homes. Coming into the home for the purpose of stealing or maybe finding water, we have also seen the highest numbers of deaths along the border tide where we have migrants that are losing their lives and imagine what it's going to be like when the weather shifts again after the spring and the summer months kit and along the Rio Grande valley in the Rio Grande valley sector, the temperatures will be soaring. Dehydration loss of people get lost in that vast wilderness. This is a tough area to cross, especially if you're up at big bend national park. We've seen people lost to the point where they die. They have no way to reach anyone or any so there is nothing about this. There is nothing about this open border policy under the Biden administration that is remotely redeemable
DC's cherry blossoms coming early due to confusing weather
"Washington D.C.'s cherry blossoms are expected to bloom early this year. The trees are apparently confused about the changing climates due to the warmer than average temperatures, the trees never reached their winter dormancy, which is the starting point for calculating when the blooms will emerge. Jeff reinbold with the National Park Service as the 3700 cherry blossom trees in the city are expected to reach peak bloom earlier than expected between March 22nd and 25th, the city has experienced dramatic temperature swings. It hit 81° one day last week, two days later, its snowed. Our natural resource manager, like in the trees this year, our indicator tree to a teenager. There's a lot going on there right now. Washington's cherry blossoms date back to 1912, a gift from the mayor of Tokyo, Ed Donahue, Washington.
Doug and Congressman Mike Waltz Discuss Serving Your Country
"Both are still in. I'm in the air force, you know, you're in the army as well. And this is something that I think is there. Recruitment, a lot of these issues are down. We were at a, I did some of my drill time when I was in New York when I was in D.C.. It actually at a unit there for reserve is in Washington. Some three star general former personnel folks who came in. Now, I'm not saying I've completely agree with what they're saying, but it was an interesting project when I came in and said, look, we're at a point now to where we really need to consider the draft again. We really need to consider this issue of bringing people in like you said. Now, there's an immediate repulsion of that. Oh, we can't do that. We're getting fine. Yeah. But my long-term here. And one of the first arguments, and it was an interesting argument. And I won't name the Republican who actually made the argument, but he said, well, you know, that means that cohesion and morale and everything will go down and they say they didn't in World War I it didn't World War II in Korean it didn't Vietnam. He said, it explained that so it was an interesting argument. I know we're not there, but is at least there's some conversations saying we got to do something different. Well, you know, a couple of things. One, you know, I don't think you have to wear a uniform to serve your country. You can there's a fema volunteer core for disaster relief. There's national parks, there's inner city tutoring. There's rural medicine. But you learn leadership, discipline, teamwork, followership, and you serve something besides yourself with people who don't look or act or came from the same place that you do. So I think there's that's why I call it national service, number one. Number two, I do think we'd have a hell of a time going back to a draft. The Israelis do it, but their population is 9 million is approaching 350. But Doug, you know, I mean, you've got Elizabeth Warren talking about just giving college away and Bernie talking about deaf relief. I think society should get something in exchange for that. I think that's healthy for the citizen. And for the citizenry,
Sarah Palin: Alaska Oil & Gas Industry Is Struggling
"So yeah energy is my baby I was a mayor and a governor but also the chairman of oil and gas up here And that as a commissioner in that position at Alaska's peak we were supplying 18% of the U.S. domestic supply of energy And now with so many things shut down and we are struggling And it makes absolutely no sense God created this stuff for us for responsible mankind's use underfoot and that here by us oh Biden whatever his name is Biden Everybody does that I do it too We all do it Yeah So anyway they're a mess And it's pathetic because Alaska and other energy producing states here where the Fort Knox of America we've got it up here at the minerals the oil the gas the fisheries the waterways the strategic location on the globe where we are so many good things that are potential up here in Alaska And they're shutting us down They want us to be I guess a big old pristine national park or something but we won't have any of that
Fungus found in Yellowstone is key ingredient in new meat substitute
"Two thousand nine. A team of researchers discovered a previously unknown microbe in the hot springs of yellowstone national park now. The fungus is the star ingredient in a new line of food products. He was very very high in protein. And it's actually a very exciting protein because it's a complete protein. There's really not that many sources of complete putting out there. That's thomas jonas. Ceo of nature's find the chicago based startup developed a process to ferment. the fungus and create. What's now called five protein. They're using it to make a variety of foods so we've been able to make things that range from chicken nuggets hamburgers breakfast sausages to yogurts and cheese earlier this year. The company offered a limited line of cream cheese and breakfast sausage on its website. Jonas says the products will soon be sold at stores. He foresees growing demand for protein. Filled foods produce more sustainably than meat and dairy that whole supply chain is completely inefficient and using a tremendous amount of resources of land of water energy. So jonas says fi could provide a more climate-friendly alternative.
Joy Reid Shadows Gabby Petito's Death With 'Missing White Woman Syndrome'
"I want you to listen to this from joy Reid on MSNBC Monday I meant to get to it but I'm going to get to it now Gabby petito was murdered And they're looking for her murder right now Her ex-boyfriend she happens to be white And so joy Reid notices that above all else A white girl A white girl This bastard joy read should ever ask fired Because she's a hate monger And she's always been a hate monger on social media with gays and others And she's hired by MSNBC part of NBC owned by Comcast Listen to this cut tango If you've been watching the news for the past few days or on Twitter or TikTok you're probably familiar with the name Gabby potato The 22 year old aspiring social media influencer who was reported missing after her fiance returned from their van life excursion without her On Sunday human remains believed to be potatoes were found in a national park in Wyoming An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow to confirm the identity Now goes without saying that no family should ever have to endure that kind of pain And the potato family certainly deserves answers and justice But the way this story has captivated the nation has many wondering why not the same media attention when people of color go missing Well the answer actually has a name Missing white woman syndrome Missing white woman syndrome You see You all must be familiar with missing white women's syndrome because you're all afflicted with it
Search for Gabby Petito Boyfriend Continues After Body Found
"A body found in Wyoming is believed to be the twenty two year old woman who disappeared while driving cross country with her boyfriend meanwhile the search for him continues in Florida FBI special agent Charles Jones says they believe it's Gabby potatoes body that was found Sunday in Grand Teton National Park but no cause of death has been determined human remains were discovered consistent with the description of Gabrielle Gabby potato full forensic identification has not been completed to compare confirm one hundred percent that we found Gabby but her family has been notified of this discovery he says an autopsy will be performed Tuesday boy from Brian laundry has been identified as a person of interest in the case police say he drove back from their cross country trip with out her and was last seen Tuesday by family members in Florida authorities are now searching the best preserved there for him I'm Julie Walker
Search Resumes for Man Whose Girlfriend Disappeared on Trip
"Police in Florida continue to search for twenty three year old Brian laundry and I basked wildlife reserve he's a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend Gabby potato on Friday a large family reported him missing before that investigators had no luck urging him and his family members to talk to them according to north port police spokesman Josh Taylor Bryan was not a suspect in a crime Brian was a person of interest in a missing person meanwhile the F. B. I.'s sounding for clues about but you know in a Wyoming National Park that's where she was when her family last heard from her the couple had gone on a cross country trip when investigators say laundry came back alone on August twelfth they were caught on Moab police body cam officers responding to a nine one one call of them fighting potatoes family on Long Island reported her missing September eleventh I'm Julie Walker
California wildfires burn into groves of giant sequoia trees
"Crews are trying to keep wild fires away from groves of giant sequoia trees in national parks and forests in California wildfires have made it to at least four girls of the agents a call yes some two thousand years old and two hundred feet in height colony fire spokesperson Rebecca Patterson says some of the oldest and most well known sequoias are being wrapped in a fire retardant blanket structural rap on which is typically used to protect buildings from the possibility of fire on around the bases of giant sequoia trees she says that includes the best known of the giant trees the general Sherman tree which is the largest living tree in the world the fire is about a mile from the giant forest officials don't know yet the extent of damage caused to the other girls which are in remote hard to reach areas I'm Tim acquire
California Wildfires Threaten Famous Giant Sequoia Trees
"Wildfires in california are now threatening some of the biggest trees on earth two fires in the sierra nevada mountains have already closed down sequoia national park which is home to giant sequoia trees. Some that are as tallest three hundred feet and hundreds of thousands of years. Old two thirds of all giant sequoia groves acres already burned down and wildfires within the last five years historic drought and heat waves caused by man made climate. Change are to blame for the extreme proliferation of fires in the area. Firefighters are working hard to protect the giants by doing things like robbing them in huge fire-resistant blankets that are usually reserved for protecting buildings. Here's hoping that they're able to save the general sherman tree which fun fact is the largest city in the world by volume it will become the biggest and most vengeful tree goats if we kill it via climate change we cannot let that
Bodycam: Gabby Petito Argued With Boyfriend Before Vanishing
"There is a nationwide search for a Florida woman who vanished while on a cross country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend twenty two year old Gabby potatoes boyfriend Brian laundry return to their Florida home in her van ten days before potatoes family reported her missing Todd garrison is the police chief in north port Florida two people went on a trip one person returned and that person that returned isn't providing this information police body camera video in Utah shows Petitot upset telling an officer she suffers from obsessive compulsive disorder that affects our behavior police considered her the aggressor father Joe potato wants his daughter back whatever you can do to make sure my daughter comes home I'm asking for that help there's nothing else that matters to me now but he does last known contact with family was late last month from Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming I'm a Donahue
"national park" Discussed on Travel with Rick Steves
"Because you. You're not sure how much you're gonna meet. The this is travel with rick steves. We're talking with christopher solomon about his adventures on a mountain bike going across a remote corner of utah. Our phone number is eight. Seven seven three three three seven. Four to five and joe's colin from new hampshire. Joe give commentary for christopher the question of why wife and i are both Have on a bucket list to do some mountain biking and listening to the conversation right there. The question is what is the best way for us to get in shape for doing a trip like that and what type of accessories would you suggest that we take with us. Yeah So couple questions there. The first one. I would suggest there's nothing nothing like doing so. I don't know how much you have the chance to. Just get out and ride your bike. And if you can't be writing. And i'm not trying to be simplistic about that. But getting out and getting in the saddle. And if you can't get on your mountain bike get an a spin class. Four days a week i. I live in the city of seattle. And i'm in the gym riding stationary bike. More often than care to admit you need that saddle time to. There's nothing worse than getting. Saddle sores about a day and a half into a into a long trip like that. It's very uncomfortable. You get a saddle probably not gonna go away for the rest of it will go. It might go away right near the end but it might not and it could get worse so you you just need you know but in the seat time just fine time to ride several days a week and even if it's at the gym would be my first suggestion the second one you asked about. What kind of accessories. A good outfitter will provide a long list of gear. That you need. I mean were you wondering about anything in particular just in general. That's all. I'm not even sure where to begin when i think about a trip like that. So probably a big deal is if you're gonna take a tour on your own. Yeah the thing. The biggest thing i would i would just out for a trip is just make sure you're comfortable with the ability level of the tours that you're thinking about i guess would just make sure you're not in over your head and really ask a lot of questions of the tour operator. I have been on one or two where people do get a little swamped bite off more than they can do physically. Yeah all right joe. Thanks for your call. Thank you very much for taking. Okay good luck on your next mountain bike trip. Laura's calling from texas. Hey laura yes hi. Thanks for your call. You have a question or comment for christopher. Yes i do. I've been reading desert solitaire. The book that edward abbey road in the nineteen sixties and i was inspired by section in which he proposes that so he was a stranger but he he proposes park rose She'd be limited to park buses or bikes Allowing people to be liberated from automobile uses. The word liberated I have experienced that. Freedom finale national park where You really can't get very far into the parking lot. You park your car at the entrance and then you take a bus in walker. Pike and so He says when plant a man on foot on horseback vice cool. We'll see more feel more enjoy more than one mile than the motorized. I can't and a hundred miles so my question is to your guest if he knew about that proposal and if that informed his desire to trust you know i i have read desert solitaire. But it's been a long time ago. I was reading some abby and preparation to go down there. Because it's sort of the body mecum right of the desert southwest and you've got to read some of him before heading into his land. Edward abbey yeah and you know he was a little bit contradictory though. You know he does say a couple of things you know people slide through this country now. What slick as greece but then he would take some back country roads for two weeks with friends in an automobile in an old truck. But i have heard about some of these proposals philosophically. I'm in favor of them. I do understand that. Some people can't move around as easily as the rest of us. So i i understand some of the pushes and pulls on on either side. But i'm certainly sympathetic. To the idea of more people getting out and seeing it by bike you slow down more. You really do you. will you. Roll down the window. As i think he says in one of the essays i was reading he. Roll down the window lady. That smell. it's the desert. So yeah i i certainly understand. I don't think realistically we're going to be able to shut all the roads in mount rainier national park and give people renna bikes anytime soon. But i like the idea of maybe trying at more than just the agreement that philosophically you know. Ideally if you get out and walk by kill experience more and even if you're going by car you can factor that into what you're able to do physically laura. Thanks for your call. thank you travel with. Rick steves talking with christopher solomon about his mountain bike ride in utah and christopher. Let's just wrap things up here with some of the the simple joys. I mean your caked in dust and you finally get to a shower. That must be an amazing nice feeling. These trips always have certain progression wreck. I find where you get out there and at first you can't almost deal with it. You're still in civilization mode city mode and you're just you're uncomfortable you're hot. You're sweaty or sticky. Because i can't go to bed at night without taking the sheriff. I'm a little bit and then but on the day and a half in you you forget about your cell phone you start to forget that. You're all hot and sticky. The food everything. You're fed tastes like filet mignon. And just something just turns to happen to you and your excellent. Forget that you're sticking you kind of doing your that. You're having to wash your hair. You don't really care you don't even remember you have hair and you do get a solar shower. Someone's hung on a juniper tree and it's been baked by the sun and some hot water about three days in and you're only able to scrub off like the top two layers of dust and it still feels just magical and then you put on a clean paris ox and you could be a king. It's really just a really any climates bed and you've got the stars overhead and you got you can watch the weather coming and going. And he got the bugs i mean. Was that like oh you kind of wonder what the rich people are doing tonight. Because because there's no one richer than you really and then in the morning a cup of coffee oh and you just sit and have a cup of coffee and watch the sun. Come up over the red rock country. There was one time we were at the edge of a place. Called the dark canyon primitive area. One of many areas had never even heard of before and i consider myself a fairly well traveled adventure writer and and we just sat there for hours. You know sipping a beer at the end of the day and a beer sitting around the campfire beer about sparks going up toward the milky way. Yeah once in a while someone would try to say something about how beautiful it was. This this mini grand canyon at the foot of us in everything we said just was so insufficient that you to shut up again and just stare some more and just try to remember it. You know the sad thing to me just kind of overcame me. People go through their entire adult lives. Never even get close to that experience. Now it's their choice. You can make that choice and you don't one thing. I would want to emphasize his. I'm reasonably fit. But i'm not as fit as my friends. Think i am not as adventurous as people think i am. People can do this stuff with a little bit a little bit of effort of little bit of an adventuresome spirit. I mean it was a guided trip. Yeah you wrote about kevin one of the guys on your trip and you see. It was the seventh and last morning he said. I never want these trips to end. That must be special comradery and a special satisfaction. When you've made the point to do this and you've been kicked industrious news. You've enjoyed sleeping under the stars and he and for a week. He was able to step away from his very busy life. With a couple of kids. And a wonderful wife and He fully escaped and just wanted to keep going like Like edward abbey's character. Hey duke okay. So you've done this. It sounds like a real triumph. How do you follow that. If you had a great dose of mountain biking in the great outdoors in in utah. What would be next for you in your mountain. Biking travel dream and inviting travel dreams. Well just in the same sort of genre where somebody else's carrying your gear and you've got one week off and you want to get close to nature and appreciate the bright vastness of the milky way. I haven't thought of a good next mountain biking trip. There's still more road. Biking related supported trips. I'd like to do what would that be There's all sorts of stuff you can do through the rockies. There supported trips through the alps. Where you eat like a king andy. Reid mountain passes through the outside following the tour de france. That must be trying to. Because i know the big deal and river. Rafting is gourmet eating and beautiful Appreciation and you earn it every day and you earn.
"national park" Discussed on American History Tellers
"Or sleepnumber dot com slash tellers william. Taft took off his emaar. Ninety-nine nine like roosevelt. He was a republican but he represented the conservative wing of the party. in october. the new president decided to take a trip to yosemite like his predecessor to the chagrin san francisco politicians. It was announced that moore would serve as his guide. The san francisco call publishing editorial criticizing the choice in light of the debate over hetch hetchy no more competent conductor of a scenic expedition that region could be had but mr moore is hopelessly wrong on this most important question. He represents a group of noisy sentimentalists who would let the valuable resource of the valley. Lie fallow forever. Rather than an unimportant modification of its natural features should be made for the good of a population of a million people in that view mr moore's close attendants on the president is regarded with suspicion as the damn supporters feared. The trip was enough to turn taft against the project. Progress was halted as the administration suspended approval and ordered the city to investigate. Alternate sources of water incredibly. It seemed muir had once again been able to save his beloved hetch hetchy from destruction by speaking directly to the highest power in the country while tap support on hetchy worked in mir's favor the administration was overall a pro business. One taft secretary of the interior was richard ballinger. A man who became infamous when you decided to take three million acres of public lands set aside by the previous administration and sell it for private use. The move was a slap in the face to roosevelt's conservation legacy the following year in nineteen ten pin show publicly accused ballinger of colluding with private interest to line his pockets. He demanded congress make inquiries into balancers conduct and connections to the coal and water. Power industries in retaliation though. Taft had pinto fired from the forest service. Upon hearing pinto's dismissal moore wrote that he was sorry to see poor poncho running amok after doing so much. Good hopeful work from sound conservation going pell-mell to destruction on the wings of crazy inordinate ambition. Ballinger was officially cleared of wrongdoing by both the president and a sympathetic congress but by then public opinion had turned against him. And the taft administration. It was a win for the conservation movement but the damage was done. Their ally pinch show mir's longtime nemesis was out. The taft lost the next election. To woodrow wilson. The new president appointed franklin k lane as his interior secretary lane had been the city attorney for san francisco during the administration of james phelan. The mayor who had i push for damning hetch hetchy but days before wilson's inauguration tafs outgoing interior secretary ruled that the government would not approve the project without congressional approval. Move took the decision out of lanes hands and placed it before congress. A congressman from california lent his name to a bill. Granting san francisco the right to build a reservoir in the hetch hetchy valley it was called the raker act. Imagine it's fall of nineteen thirteen and you're walking back from an overpriced lounge to your office at the us capitol. it's been a year since your grandfather pulled. Some strings was able to get you a job. Clerking for the progressive republican senator miles poindexter from washington state. As you cross the street is your friend. Frank garner he's a clerk to but he worked for senator john raker of california afternoon. Frank don't give me that afternoon business. What your boss is. Still fighting us on the raker. Bill people are upset. They don't want the damn you guys don't give a damn about the damn cops out. This isn't the first time we've been on opposite sides of an issue. I grew up in san francisco. I was there during the earthquake. My home burned down but even before then the water company even used to barge into my parents house to make sure we weren't stealing water we were treated like criminals would gouge by feves for water. You catch yourself. Frank is usually so put together. You never expected him to get so worked up about a hole in the national park frank. I'm sorry i didn't realize this was such a sensitive subject every day. We're inundated with letters from john. Muir's latkes calling us monsters but we're trying to help our city the only way we know how but the people aren't saying don't build the damn they're saying build it elsewhere. Poindexter says you have other options macleod. Or ill river. Those can't give us the quantity or the purity we need. Why are you in so many other still fighting us. You're not the only ones getting letters from john. Muir's people frank. Well it just seems that the farther away from san francisco you go the more people hate the idea of the dam but none of them are people that will ever see the hatch valley anyway. Does that make it any less of a tragedy. Frank looks annoyed again. He leans in. We're going to win this. You know that right well. I'm sure you are but if we don't fight it our own constituents are gonna turn on poindexter. And i have every intention of staying in dc in the run-up to the congressional vote.
"national park" Discussed on American History Tellers
"Thought the commission was making mistake but apart from threatening to write a minority report attacking his friends views. There was little. He could do the gulf widen between the two as pinto progress in his career by eighteen. Ninety eight pinch show had been named the head of the division of forestry under the department of agriculture here pinch would build a close relationship with theodore roosevelt. The president affectionately nicknamed pinto gif and later. Historians would refer to him as the crown prince of teddy roosevelt tennis court cabinet. They're upbringings and love of nature led to a close relationship built on shared ideals for both men those ideals included pudding nature and service of human needs or conservation through use can show wanted to use scientific methods to maximize efficiency and productivity. He liked to refer to forestry as tree farming explaining the purpose of forestry is to make the forest produce the largest possible amount of whatever crop or service will be the most useful and keep on producing it for generation after generation of men entries. A well handled farm gets more and more productive as the years pass so does a well handled forest. His friend moore. Meanwhile had come to believe that forestry and wilderness preservation were incompatible in nineteen o five the division of forestry was renamed the united states forestry service and pinch oh became the head of it all but he wanted control of the national parks as well. He had even proposed his idea to congress in nineteen. Oh four there was talk about creating a national park service but can show strongly oppose the suggestion in his view. A national park service was no more needed than to take on a cat as he would write a few years later. The first principle of conservation is development conservation proposes to secure a continuous and abundant supply of the necessaries of life which means a reasonable cost of living and business stability. It was a view that was strain his relationship with john. Muir to the breaking point by nineteen o five. The city of san francisco had made multiple failed attempts to gain approval to damn hetchy. Moore's opposition had turned the project into a political minefield and secretary of the interior ethan hitchcock sued steadfast against the dam but after the earthquake in nineteen oh six pin show recognized the administration now had precisely the sort of momentum needed to get the project back on track and push hitchcock out in november nineteen o six seven months after the san francisco earthquake martin manson now city engineer received another letter from pinch. Oh this one. Read my dear mr manson. I cannot of course attempt to forecast the action of the new secretary of interior on the san francisco watershed question but my advice to you is to assume that his attitude will be favorable and to make the necessary preparations to set the case before him. If the possibility of supply from the sierras is still open. You should i think by all means go ahead with the idea of getting it. The new secretary of the interior that pinch show was referring to was james garfield the other man sitting quietly in the room while manson and pinch discussed the damn a year prior garfield.
"national park" Discussed on KOMO
"Maddie is one of their team climbing employees. She's excited, but expressed some similar worries about the influx of visitors. Parking laws were already like totally full and You know what trails are being like? Congested infrastructure cause some concern but more a thinks the park will adjust. We just need a few more parking lots, and we need to get better at distributing our visitors across our part, there are hopes and expanding parking to accommodate a flow of visitors. Then there's another issue steeped in tradition in West Virginia. Hunting. We're not against tourism, not against national parks. I just never personally saw the reason why they had to take this area away from hunters. Larry Case writes for the blog guns in corn bread. He spent decades as a conservation officer and hunter in the New River Gorge. Hunters need to be concerned about public land access. When you have a quote National park, there is no hunting there now. They didn't stop hunting in the gorge, making the The function of the name of this park is important about 10% of the gorge is a national park. The rest of it is a preserve. That's where you can hunt. Advocates for naming this national park say hunters lost just a small portion of territory. But those who oppose the designation argued since the New river was established as a National river in 1978. There's a bit of a misconception about what protection means we didn't need to change it to a quote National Park never more protected than it was 40 years ago. This, they argue, was more of a sacrifice a lot of us hunters. We feel this area was taken from us. There's another thing I observed about the New River Gorge, and it's not just about its natural beauty. Something I didn't know I'd really find there. There's a mutual respect between these competing forces back to more of her second. I know Larry case. He's a good man. These are hunting grounds that have been used for generations. And that is never an easy thing to accept. There's a genuine understanding between people that when it comes to issues it feels like everyone would agree on who wouldn't really want a national park in their state. Well, it's actually complicated, and there are in fact winners and losers. What people will find in the New River Gorge National Park and preserve is It's not just a scenic beauty and outdoor playground that it definitely is. It also tells an American story where diverse viewpoints do coexist sometimes regret, Jing Li. But there is hope that this park in hosting a number of new visitors can work together to preserve the interest of one another and make the region more prosperous and just as green as they know it to be. Reporting for perspective. I'm Eric Mollo. ABC news Coming.
"national park" Discussed on Good Together: Ethical, Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Living
"A last-minute planner that's the other thing As you can always reach out to a tour tour operators we do plan a year and a half in advance and we do book those rounds far out so we hold onto them awhile so you can always reach out and say hey next week you never know. But i'm just you know. The public land are definitely facing a bit of a crisis in popularity. So i think that it's i. I'm encouraged with the national park service. Another entities are recognizing that there are issues resulting from over visitation or. Really starting to take proactive steps towards protecting these much left places. So that gives me sense of relief. And i'm pretty pretty excited about that. That's a great place to live our listeners at the very cold full and exciting no. That's great that you own. We're also excited to these our national treasures national parks and it's aggravated here. All of the exciting developments that are taking their with environment. The nature in mind. Well case thank you much. Great told to thank you so much for all of your tips. Yeah thank you. Thank you for having me on today..
"national park" Discussed on Good Together: Ethical, Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Living
"I also practiced what i call the golden rule of thumb especially with the kids. Which is you. Put your thumb out your arm out in front of you and you stick your thumb up like you're giving someone a thumbs up in new clothes one. I and if you've got some can cover that animal with your one eye looking at yourself then you are far enough away if you but outside of that animal kind of on the outside of your thumb than your to close and you need to back up a little bit so yeah. That's my golden rule of thumb. That's a really easy way to know. If you're closer to far away when animal and an easy one for kids to to know in You know really embraces. While they love you know. Throw assam out like oprah too close for too far know. Yeah and then. I guess just investing in a pair of binoculars might be a good idea before a trip especially in a place with wildlife just because you are supposed to be fairly decently far away from these things and you will to bring them closer to you Either a scope or binoculars is really good idea on if you are really keen on seeing wildlife you might not know where to go even in these national parks that you tend to hang out in certain areas open bally's and things like that so hiring even a day guide service or going on a multiday trip with a tour operator or something like that can get you into places where local guides no or the wildlife is hanging out. They have the binoculars in the scopes. They know what the rules are around wildlife. And how to keep you safe and things like that. So if there's any kind of nervous feeling going into these These wild places with this wildlife. Then you know going with an expert by the a good choice as well Those are great tubes. Well let's talk about Let's try to leave our audience out with a few motifs in terms of being sustainable right in living as little over footprint as possible apple visit and porno exit from the national park. What are some of you talk to some things. We should think about In terms of that sure. So i would say you know whenever i work with any clients on a national park trip. I always ask. Is there any way we can schedule this. Non peak season That's usually the first place..
"national park" Discussed on Good Together: Ethical, Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Living
"What other some kind of bad alternatives. Besides dress driving your car there. Yeah it's it's getting really interesting. I think it's this is one area of the national parks. It's going to keep changing over time. Does because it's probably one of the biggest issues. They are having these days with these parks. Being starting to become what they're calling over visited or overload. Basically what happened is the national park system you know yellowstone dates back to eighteen seventy two. It's the world's first national park and a lot of the different infrastructure in these national parks built in the fifties and sixties during the mission Using the mission sixty six initiative and that was basically when the government couldn't influx of money about a billion dollars in the national parks to create a road structures and parking areas and lodging. And things like that. But for a much lesser number of than what we're experiencing today and unfortunately like our government really has not pumped in the amount of money at these places need to be able to really be sustainable and handle the number of visitors that are coming in so we are starting to see issues with parking areas in too many cars. Not enough places to park. People are making parking areas in places that are not supposed to be parking as to be able to find a place to get out of their car to go see the sights and things like that so it is becoming an issue in. I do like to see that the national parks are starting to take it pretty seriously and are creating things like shuttle systems like you said zay on Because the parking in that harker canyon right so there really isn't ready to park that works for hundreds of thousands of people visiting during the summer months so they have that shuttle system. Although shuttle system still has problems you still might have to wait one or two hours at peak times to get on that shuttle to go into the national park so just some smart planning around that By going early you're going a little bit later in the day. Outside of peak times can definitely be helpful also just knowing how the shuttle system works so you show up art surprise that there is a shuttle. Can't drive him to the park That side of things too. You can also be just helpful to know about ahead of time. And i know they're doing a lot of things in lots of different national parks trying to battle this ongoing visitation like even just this year i know glacier and yosemite implemented ticketed entry systems where you have to get a ticket ahead of time on a certain date for whatever date you want to enter the park so they are almost forcing people like you and.
"national park" Discussed on Good Together: Ethical, Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Living
"But there are owning stores and things like that and You know just like patagonia says like by your gear and just keep reusing it wearing it. Get its effects. Defense zipper breaks or something like that. Because there's just a lot of outdoor gear to that ends up in the wasteland. horrible bummer. Yeah so so. I mean one suggestion would have for our listeners. Rei i'm not sure i mean it's present in At least half the states. I'm looking at their website right now but they do rent back back under snow year. Barricades have just mentioned camping hiking climbing cycling years. So they have that option for you so that that's a great resource otherwise Yup ray even. I keep seeing hairspray rental places. Keep popping up i keep thinking. That's the best business opportunity there ever was because no one ever actually uses hairspray. So you're just making these people are probably making great money off of these. Unused bear spray canisters get used for a hike and then they get returned not used at the end of the hike. So there are. I know there's a hairspray. Rental place in canyon village in yellowstone national park for example. And i keep seeing them pop up kind of in the question because you basically need to spray yourself unless you see a bear or you you have to spray yourself before going into the forest. Yes so bear. Spray is used mostly in grizzly bear country. And the spray isn't used for yourself. It's used for the bare. It's kind of like a really intense pepper spray. So i've had family members who suddenly spread themselves with because the trigger goes off on accident on the side of your back. It is not a good feeling so highly. Recommend not putting on yourself if at all possible but it is something that you know. Watch a few videos if you are going to use it because if you did get into a native barron counter in the back country you would definitely you know. It doesn't have it on your hip..
"national park" Discussed on We Travel There with Lee Huffman
"Were we'll go for that. So they have chocolate farms and then coffee farms are really popular as well. So you've got kona coffee which is world famous. And then you've got the kona chocolate as well so the place that i recommend for the chocolate farm tours is actually over on the hilo side. It's called love aloha end so you can think of it as aloha as how everybody says hi in hawaii and lava which is what the big island is famous for. You put those two together. You get love aloha but they do a chocolate tour over on the hilo side and it's it's a really cool experience you know hawaii. The climate and everything is pretty ideal for growing chocolate. And then they give you samples and all that fun stuff. So that's a really cool experience. The coffee farm tours are really cool as well. I'm not a coffee drinker. But i have family and friends that drink coffee and they said the kona. Coffee is just amazing. So that's back over on kona side. There's a lot of different farms that do tours greenwell farms and minet coffee company or two of the ones that do a really good job of the coffee farm tours over on the kona side. And then if you have kids one of the coolest things on the island for kids is. There's a place called the canelo octopus farm and you go in and they have live octopus. You get to interact with and you get to feed them. You get to watch them swim. You can put your hands in the tank. I had octopus wrapped his tentacles around my finger. And you can feel there's suction cups and everything in so it's something that the kids really get a kick out of. They give you a little crab leg that you get to feed them and everything and they teach you all about the to put in They're actually the smartest animal that doesn't have a backbone so they are pretty bright animals and you can get your pictures taken with him and all that kind of stuff. So that's something that the kids get a kick out of. Oh you. I know my kids would love that. They might freak out a little bit with the dysfunction cups and everything. But i know that'd be a really memorable experience for them so speaking memorable experiences with when you're in hawaii obviously i know that the food culture there is really amazing as well the really cool textures and tastes and everything. What are some of the places we should look at when we're when we're there in on the big island as far as having those local experiences. Yes so there's there's a lot of Really good local places. I mean the cuisine in general is very it says driven. You know you have a lot of the different fishes He's in the ono's and things like that And then the sauces and toppings and all that kind of stuff are made with tropical flare. So you've got pineapples mango and things like that. So you know in general. That's what you're looking at. You know lots of good restaurants in kona. I would recommend fosters kitchen which is a local restaurant they have two locations actually wanting in kona and then one up the coast a little bit in waco loa but they make everything from scratch so you know everything right down to their ketchup and mayonnaise. They make in house use all local inorganic ingredients and everything and they have a really diverse menu as well so they do all the traditional hawaii staples but then they also do southern barbecue. And just kind of stuff that you might not expect in hawaii as well. So there's something on that menu for everybody. You know no matter what you what you're into and they have a really good kids menu as well. They have a nice ocean view at their locations. So it's on the second floor of a building so you're elevated you've got a nice view of the sea and everything right out there dining room so that's a really good spot papa. Chona's in kona as well. They have really good views. They are literally right on the water as well and they have a really good menu of a lot of local hawaiian staples but in general. I think paul cables are really popular. I'm not a big poe cable. Fan myself. Because i'm not a big raw fish fan but you know for people that like raw fish. Po cables are really popular I talked to people just walking down the street. They're like where is the best place to get po- cables and so from some of my friends and stuff that have have eaten a bunch of the different ones around the island There's a place called. Powell hannah pauquet which is up by cosco and so that's typically the first stop for most people. When they come into the island they go to costco in stock up on a lot of food and stuff like that. If they're staying in like an airbnb or whatever and so you go right past pow hannah pauquet on your way to costco and so you can pick up a poe cable there. I think that's one of the great things about whether it's an airbnb or like a condo or like a timeshare or whatever having that kitchen so that we can make some food yourself save a little bit of money but still then have the extra cash from your travel budget to be able to explore a little bit on some of these experiences and trial different local foods that you wanna be able to try without kind of feeling like you're breaking your budget. Yeah exactly and that's something. I always encourage people to do. You know whenever possible is just try to get a place in the kitchen and we can talk about that a little bit later. I guess but you know there are some good places that i can recommend where you can try to get some deals on on things like that and save some money to sure. Sure so whenever. I have like a time share condo. Lotta times we like breakfast and everything like that inter unit but if you want to go out someplace and enjoy something local for for breakfast. Where would we go for that so when you go to hawaii. I always love eating aside eagles for breakfast in hawaii they do a really good job of topping them out with your local fruits. And so you get a very tropical feel able in so for those of you not familiar with an able. You have the frozen asai puree topped with granola and fruit in so in hawaii. It's a lot of your bananas obviously but then pineapple and mangoes and papayas and those kinds of tropical fruits and it just gives you a really good feel for the different kinds of fruits and stuff that you can find on the island and there are two places that do a really good job with the assad apples. one is a place called local reps. And they're right by the post office in kona than the other one is called basic cafe and they are on the drive. Which is the main tourist. Drive right there in kona. They both do a really good job with the asai bowls in that. That would be my go-to for breakfast. Nice yeah it's something like refreshing healthy. Gets you ready to rock and roll either with your bikini at the beach or get ready to go on a nice hike. Exactly so safe. I'm maybe graham with us and we're only the kids with them or we find somebody to kind of babysit the kids for for a few hours and i wanted to go out someplace. Nice.
"national park" Discussed on We Travel There with Lee Huffman
"Next to him and everything's add like now be be respectful absolutely and they have signs up and everything. When you go there to about i forget what the actual distances but they have that on the signs as far as like how far away you have to stay and and all that kind of stuff. I have young kids. And i don't want them like renting up jumping out like riding a horse with no kids. Say back no and then the green sand beach is also down in the southern part of the island. It's really cool it. Is you know as a caveat. You have to have a four wheel drive. If you're gonna drive up to it otherwise there are locals that are there that will put you in the back of their pickup truck for ten or fifteen dollars or whatever and and take you there kind of as a little offer. Taxi kinda deal but otherwise it's a it's a pretty good hike too if you wanna walk it and it is indirect sunlight so i don't you know unless you're have a lot of water in pretty said i don't really recommend trying to hike it but if you have a four wheel drive you know you can get there otherwise i would take the one of the locals offers on a ride up. There are the sounds good. You know the name of that one papa kayla okay. I'm i'm talking the spelling of these. Well them in the show notes on the map and everything like that so that way. Well let's take a step back because obviously when people think of why it's all about beaches and hanging out and everything like that. But i think that there's so much more to learn about the island and everything but the first you mentioned earlier about getting chewed island. That's generally you're gonna fly into kona but there's also the hilo airport to right so there's two different options if you're gonna be flying safe from like the west coast or different part of the us over to to the big island right. There are most of the flights. do come into kona. And that's where most of the people will end up flying into. The advanced to the hilo side is that it is closer to the national park. And so if you're coming there specifically for the purpose of going to hawaii volcanoes national park and you wanna stay closer to that side. I would recommend finding the hilo if that's your primary focus but for most people that want to get you know whole overview of the whole island. I would definitely recommend flying into kona and service really well directly into kona from several cities on the west coast delta flies in their united flies in their american alaskan and south west actually just at flights as well and so you know any of the western cities san francisco l. a. Seattle portland san diego. You can all fly directly straight into kona fantastic. Yeah i love. The south west did that. I've had the southwest companion pass since two thousand seven. So i have a reason to use it alluvia absolutely right on your mentioned earlier that you should get a rental car because it pretty much the way that island The way i what i've take of it is that it's big enough where you want to have to have your own car. You not be getting an uber or shuttles or whatever else like that the entire trip so get your car and then that we drive around and be on your own schedule correct. Yeah absolutely if you don't have a car you're just gonna miss out on so much that it offers It is a pretty remote areas amid is a lot of off the beaten path kind of things. And if you're trying to do that on an uber or public transportation it's going to be very difficult to impossible and so definitely recommend the car a lot of people like renting jeeps. You know the four by four. It's not a hundred percent necessary. You know you can get by with a car But if you do have a jeep skinny give you a little bit more of that clearance so that you can hit some of those more off roading type places okay cool. That sounds pretty awesome. Well let's talk about some of the other things we should do while were there. Because i know there's like we talked about. There's an abundance of things to do beyond the beach and see you go there for like a week obviously spent a couple of days on the beach relaxed. Chill-out hit the water. And everything else like that. But there's like so much more we should be doing when we hit the big island. Yeah there is. I mean you can do just about anything. Obviously your your water activities kayaking. Snorkeling waterfalls are really big There's some botanical gardens You can go zip. Lining take a helicopter tour. But you know some of the things that i really like our stuff that unique to the big island. And maybe the most favorite thing i've ever done on the big island is go stargazing and you might kinda say wait what stargazing and hawaii. You don't really think about that but you know wear hawaii is located. It's the most remote island chain in the world and so if you look at a map it is literally ocean all the way around for forever. People don't realize just how remote it is and so that location mixed with the fact that you've got these two huge mountains in the middle of the island and very very little light. Pollution makes it one of the most ideal if not the most ideal place. In the whole world to go stargazing. Oh wow yeah and it's just breathtaking. A company called epic tours. That does the stargazing trips. And it's a small group tour. They usually do it like in a jeep or a little sprinter van. But you're looking at maybe four six people that you go up and they take you up one of the mountains obviously at night so we're looking at probably nine ten o'clock at night once it's good in dark and you drive up above the clouds and as soon as you get above the clouds you can see stars everywhere. It is amazing. And then they they take your pictures and you can get silhouette pictures and all this kinda stuff with you in the stars and i mean we were looking at saturn. We saw jupiter and actually we were seeing constellations because of where we're at that typically you can only see in the southern hemisphere. They point out all the different constellations. While you're up there and words can just not describe how many stars there are in the sky when you get up there so that that is something that i always recommend the people. It's not something you think about doing when you go to hawaii but me having been there for so long done literally everything on the island. That is mytalk thing that i recommend you do. That is amazing. My my podcast editor steve. He was just talking to me the other day about a place in colorado that he was going to go on a trip to about the dark skies initiative. And kind of what. You're talking about that. Low light pollution sparsely occupied as far as the number of people. Everything like that. So that way us have just incredible views of the night sky that again. I'm from southern california. We have lights everywhere and we probably see like three stars in the sky and going to a place like that and just having that. Experience is probably mind-blowing. Yeah and they send you home with pictures of it too. It's just a really cool thing to remember like you said you just can't you can't do that anywhere else to that degree. Sure sure. what are some of the other things that happened there on the island i. I was looking at something like a chocolate farm tour. My wife loves chocolate chocolate. So.
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"national park" Discussed on Horror Fictional and True Stories
"Not always successful of course but just a human being doing his best. Sorry my cats in the room with east pestering me for some eleven misra. Okay okay. He's snuggled up on the seat now and He's trying to get to sleep. Go all right so yeah. He's fast asleep in the space of seconds. The life of a cat is no bad. Is it so. That's enough for me for this friday. All these weeks of passing by when will this lockdown end. What he's ever rolling us together. I know and we'll get through it. Do my best to keep you entertained while we're stuck at home all these days so enough for me for this week or is it now. I'll be back on sunday. I've taken a few sundays off just to boom. Get my head swatted. A need a few days away from doing this every now and again. I don't think enough so becky on sunday tomorrow night. Who knows oh by the way. I'm style right. My own stories and dumb saturday will be devoted to a bit of writing. Got some very good ideas. Which i think you'll like maybe one day i'll be reading now stories. Who knows tough to shut up of him waffling on way too long so until the next time. Very very sweet dreams. My friend some pa..
"national park" Discussed on CREATE with Katrina Julia
"Appropriate with katrina julia. This is all about helping you. Create a life and business. You hands on with tips tools and technology. It's about the freedom freedom of expression of time of location of an ultimate financial freedom. I understand the struggle. I've been there. I've walked through and continue to lock it. Walking from fear to fate devaluing to love. Calling and bondage. So it's been a journey as you can see walking dead right there with you on your own green a life and business learn all the themes about wellness about how about lifestyle and travel. You will learn how creating it and how you can create it too. So who am i. I'm katrina julia. Lifestyle entrepreneur a creator at a traveling. Welcome back to create with katrina julia show and in this episode. I am sharing all about costa rica adventure with men. Well the national park imagine visiting the most abundant park filled with wildlife at every turn on each path. Just when you think it cannot get even more incredible you discover limitless ocean views and experiences with three taking beaches established in nineteen. Seventy two and welland tonio. National park was established to protect the rainforest animals from commercial development. While manuel antonio national park may be one of the smallest national parks in costa rica with forty nine hundred acres. It's one of the best parks for animal. Wildlife observations enter costa rica. my visit our visits now definitely proved to be filled with wild life and wonder no matter how much time you are planning to spend. Inman will antonio itself if costa rica's on your list should definitely be on. Your top. Manuel antonio national park is a must see and experience for a half to a full day of your visit. This is one. Costa rica adventure. You definitely do not want to miss. And i stand so much behind this you guys. That not only. Did i visit once but twice during my time in and near the manuel antonio area in on the blog which i linked is in the show notes. Are you gonna find at fit life. Chretien dot com slash blog and then search for costa rica venture middle. Antonio national park are look under my travel teams. You'll also see numerous pictures and video on my youtube. That's linked in it's located. The park itself is located in manuel antonio and visiting the national park is absolutely a top. Ten experience in costa rica. Four shore. It's minimal antonio is located about three hours from san jose about three hours from month the along the west coast of costa rica the inner west coast. And so what do i mean by that. Because you have central costa rica. And then you have the eastern side or the caribbean side with puto von leeman. Then you have the portion or the west side of costa rica with hakko manuel antonio further down retha but then on the other side which is closer to liberia. Further west you have by hermosa play though coco which is also the area co streak. I visited back in two thousand sixteen when i hosted our first fit like chretien retreat. So if you didn't know if you haven't tuned into my series yet I spent about a month and right at a month in lawford tuna costa rica. Then right at about three weeks so almost a month in month the very there. I knew i absolutely wanted to spend a minimum of two weeks near the beach as a result of the pandemic and decrease tourism the shuttle. That did run. Daily from monteverdi to tonio did not reach the minimums for the morning. Within the week. I plan on leaving so explored the possibility of taking a bus but with cova de having a suitcase a backpack and a purse and needing to change buses way. I opted not to take the bus due to safety. And he's i reached out to carlos uber driver. I connected with in san. Jose ended up having him drive me at a reasonable rate lower than uber. We drove about three to four hours stopping along the way at last carcass river where we sit high to some bello crocodile friends and you can see the pictures of them on my blog as well. This stop in los last article is literally halfway between month of that will in tokyo as a great way. Stop coming from san jose. Costa rica the crocodile bridge gives you easy and safe use of the friends below. Quepos is the nearest town to mental and Antonio park the you reach. I coming from either san jose or month the very there once you reach does you. Drive through town ended up on a long winding road to reach tonio. Manuel antonio national park is located. Basically in the center of Tokyo one day. I went to explore the manager My airbnb dropped me off at the bus station for about six hundred colonists about a dollar. I took a bus for about twenty minutes to play at the beach for surfing lesson. If you haven't read about that are tuned in on the show. It's on an earlier episode before this this stop. It play is great for both access to the public beach as well as walking distance from the entrance of manuel antonio national park whether you decide to serve for not the walked minimal. Antonio national park is about ten minutes from that stop. Or if you're going straight to the park you can take the stop. It's literally about five minutes walking from the part when you arrive at the park entrance. You must put on your mask currently if you forget your mass..
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"I spoke with doug this past summer and the first question i posed to him was why after all these years at this work. Why another book why. This appeal to individual homeowners and their yards and gardens. They're still million to who have not actually heard the message that humans are part of nature that we cannot continue to exist without it. We seem to have this perpetual war against it and as as rachel carson said anywhere against nature is war against ourselves so none of those things are acceptable and we need to spread this message farther and wider and get everybody on board. Yeah yeah we do. This urgency is <hes>. And anxiety and grief is very deeply. Felt by many of us who are in this with you. I think that you know so much of your facebook and certainly in the nature's best hope there is hope it in the title and there is hope in somewhere as a seed in our anxiety. I think and a lot of that comes. I think for me at any rate from my personal love and attachment and relationship and experience with the nature in my garden every day and the nature in the larger world outside of my garden every day.
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"He either fell or was swept away or you got disorientated and lost and then you know succumb to frostbite expo hypothermia because in that case about michael pinski he no he was snowshoeing and had all winter gear on and he got stuck in a blizzard and he was hanging onto a thread. You less than a day later when they found yeah and he had you know he he was prepared for that kinda condition and i think that's actually a great comparison like we have a story of a guy who is in a similar situation that survive that can tell us about what happened what it was like versus just guessing at it and he was another local. You know he had. He had done this a lot before you know looking at the pictures of him he he was fit and healthy and he just he barely made it and you know he had a lot of serious health conditions that almost took his life even after he was rescued and that was less than twenty four hours stuck in that weather. So we're talking sam you know. The search wasn't even started for two days. If the same kind of thing happened to him. I we were talking in that other episode. Michael pinski would have never made it another day. Yeah no i agree. Yeah so yeah. Unfortunately i think The biggest theory is exposure. And i you know i have. I'm hoping for the family's sake that when you know things start thawing out and melting in the spring that you know someone will find his remains so that they they can get some Some closure on this one but as we know a lot of these cases never kind of get resolved. That's that's all i had show. Yeah no i think. I think you're right. I think i think it wasn't unfortunate exposure incident and i hope that they do find him in the spring so that his family can get closure. I think that's the hardest part for all of these cases where they'd never find remains or the body. It's i mean. I can't imagine losing a loved one in not knowing what happened and not having the remains to put put to rest in have that closure so i would say from us. We hope they find him. They can get the closure they need so thanks again for tuning into our show. We appreciate all of you for listening and sharing locations with your friends and family so be sure to like us. Follow us on facebook instagram and twitter. We also put these episodes on youtube. So you can subscribe there and listen to the show if you don't have spotify or any podcast app and if you would like to support the show as we always say please visit our facebook store and buy some cool swag. I actually have been loving my winter hat. It's really cool. People commented time. Because unfortunately i guess people don't know what locations known is by and large so i think people think it's like a cool clothing brand company so i've got a lot of good comments. Our did you get the hat. i'm like. It's actually my podcast. So get the hats. People love them and otherwise you can donate to our patriot and with that comes exclusive episodes that we've talked about. We'll be recording another one today. We typically release a patriot only episode right after we released a broader episode. So thank you all very much and remember. When enjoying the beauty of nature whether backpacking camping or taking a walk in the woods. Please remember to leave no trace. Thanks and see next time.
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"Crossing rivers yet depending on the speed. And we've talked about this several times in the podcast but how far you have to walk like if it's a narrow river yeah moving water people who don't hike. Don't underestimate the power of water and even if it's not like a raging rapid but like there's tragic stories of people who get swept off their feet but they have their big backpack on and they will get caught in a stranger point and they'll drought because there tangled up so that's like the big the even if it's a slow stream anytime across water backpack off and there's a rope if i can get one. Yeah and in addition to the issues with rivers there are year round snowfields on mount rainier and these are made up of compacted ice and snow. And there's rock outcrops and this happens around. Seven eight thousand feet area and crossing these during bad weather can be deadly so we'll cover some some cases that this has happened on but You can get really turned around lost and at that the exposure risk. It's it wouldn't look good for you. So if you ever hike in mount rainier crossover snowfields in good weather. Yeah that's Scared we'll actually. What i'm going to talk about now are just this will just hammer home. How how dangerous and busy it can be. I was shocked by this. Joe and i was doing the research that it was a pretty bad year for mount rainier yet they they said they tallied a record number searches so far this year and if the thing about it this is the year of the pandemic so it shouldn't have been as busy but they had to do over sixty searches and this is park told. A local news station Some of the stories are vincent vincent. Dj twenty-five and indonesian student living in seattle was reported missing on june nineteenth after failed to return home from a hiking trip to the park. A search failed to turn up any sign of dj officials said. Let's another guy that we might end up doing. An episode on on the twenty ninth of the body of matthew bunker. Twenty eight was discovered in the park after he was reported missing by his climber partner on the nineteenth official said the climbing partner told them he became separated from bunker as they descended. The snow covered ten thousand. Four hundred foot thumb rock and the north flank of mount rainier so they were together and just got separated and he unfortunately lost his life on august. Fourth rescuers found the body of twenty-seven-year-old tala Bag who had been reported missing on june. Twenty second so bogs body was found off a trail in the parks paradise area near the south slope of mount rainier. So that's against someone who succumb to the elements out there and on a normal hike. The summer yeah twenty. Twenty twenty seven year old man. Alex fitzgerald who was hiking down. Mount rainier from camp mirror became disoriented in died in white out conditions on the mountain while his companion managed to survive with the help of other hikers. So that's a big one And we'll talk about an upcoming Patriots episode about personal experiences when it gets snowing a big mountain. It can be a little scary what you can't see anything. Yeah and i've been through that one time in. I have a unique story to tell. So if you wanna hear it. Sign up for patriot on november third. Twenty twenty the bodies of two men found both ages twenty nine and thirty four with what appear to be self inflicted gunshot wound so that seems obvious that it wasn't necessarily a park accident. No and then. The last one on november seventh michael in the pinski became lost freezing. Whiteout conditions in mount rainier national park went missing. It went missing the evening of seven seven and was found late sunday. Eleven eight and we. We actually did talk about that in recent episode. Yeah patriot episodes and episode. So if you want to hear that one an amazing story of it is really cool story survival and he actually died for forty five minutes and was revived so Head over to our paychecks page for little dollar a month to listen. Taxes and fees may apply. So we'll get we'll get into this now. So are the person we're talking about today. Sam be doo ball. Went missing on october. Ninth and twenty twenty. So is only a few months ago. He was thirty three at the time of disappearance and he was five nine about one hundred and fifty five pounds so fit average size male black hair short and blackbeard. The clothing he was last seen in was he was a quick for overnight. Stay he had a tent sleeping bag. Snow gear rain gear cell phone charger in possibly wearing a blue jacket. So you said this in the beginning and base on is geared. this guy is regular. He knows what he's doing. I would i would like an him probably to us. Probably better than us simply because he gets out more. If i got more i'd be i'd be better at as well. No definitely based on everything. I read was a very experienced hiker. Based on a lot of hiking needed and the gear that he went out. And i mean he went out in the exact kind of gear. I would if. I was doing an october hike on mount rainier. Yeah are you too much. But that's what i go for. Yeah i mean expect snow and rain and sleeping bag. The only the only question mark i would have is. I don't know that i would hike. Mount rainier in october. Maybe maybe he was doing it because it was a challenge. So that's and he lived in out that he lived in seattle so it's pretty close to him. So just take. That is what it is so first occupation. He was a stanford graduate who attended medical school. Harvard and then received his phd and medical anthropology from uc. Berkeley twenty eighteenth so he was not a dumb individual at all very smart nelson a doctor and during his time in the joint medical anthropology program to ball. Went on to do fieldwork and uganda. Concerning the lord's resistance army a militant ugandan group infamous for war crimes. This work would later lead him to writing a book in two thousand eighteen. That critiques the concept of humanity against humanity lessons from the lord's resistance army. That's the title of the book. He had started to teach at the university of washington's anthropology department in june of twenty twenty and was an assistant professor so his experience in the wilderness. We said he was a very experienced hiker in difficult conditions. He was also an avid hiker. Who made trips around the us as well as the himalayas so he knows mountain hiking amongst hiking in general which i think is again a very important bit for someone who's in the mount in that in that type of weather and the fact that he lived in seattle. I yeah you know. He's experienced with this location to. Yeah he knows what's up so just some friends and family statements about him. This is from his other professor worked with the university. He said he was a kind of scholar and public intellectual. We really need in the right now. We felt extremely lucky that he had decided to come work with us part of the facility so well liked individual very experienced. Very smart has been places. He went to uganda to write about war crimes from some ugandan militant groups like this guy's traveled and has probably been in some pretty serious conditions and made it out so was only thirty three. Yeah so he's young vibrant and it's a shame. Yeah it's a very big shame. So with that i think. Let's jump into the timeline and start figuring out what what happened so Joe with this case. It's a little different from other cases where we have a lot of information leading up to the disappearance. We don't have a ton of information about what he did right before he disappeared. But we have. We have a ton of great information on the search and rescue operation. Hafer happened after he went missing which was reported by the national park service. Which i'm a little little shocked. Because we've done a lot of these cases. In what i. I don't really see too many cases where they detail out the searches. Well as they did here so that may just be like we've mentioned in a lot of previous cases. Each national park is kind of like its own little country and they do things differently. They report things differently. So maybe mount rainier just does a really great job of providing transparency in these cases But either way it. It's really interesting to see the details of what they.
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