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Helpful addresses & organizations; bibliography

Monument Valley hiking

Outdoor hiking guides & tips

  • Hiking guide The ultimate beginner’s guide to hiking (by Jenny)
  • Hiking tips  Hiking tips for beginners (SafeStars)
  • Hiking tips  Outdoor hiking for beginners (AAA state of play)
  • Hiking tips  A nurses guide to first aid (Bradley University)

Equipment

Organizations

  • www.americanhiking.org  (AMERICAN HIKING SOCIETY – promotes and protects foot trails and the hiking experience)
  • www.acacamps.org  (AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION – ensure quality camp programs, lessons in community, character-building, skill-development, and healthy living)
  • www.fguardians.org  (FOREST GUARDIANS – see WILD EARTH GUARDIANS)
  • www.iwla.org  (IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE OF AMERICA – common-sense approach toward protecting the natural heritage and improving outdoor recreation opportunities
  • www.audubon.org  (NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY – environmental conservancy organization
  • www.nationalgeographic.com  (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY – scientific and educational institution for geography, archaeology and natural science, promoting environmental and historical conservation and the study of world culture and history)
  • www.nwf.org  (NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION – conservation education and advocacy organization; seeking balanced common-sense solutions to environmental problems that work for wildlife and people)
  • www.forestcouncil.org  (NATIVE FOREST COUNCIL – advocates full preservation and protection of publicly owned land)
  • www.naturesclassroom.org  (NATURE’S CLASSROOM – environmental education and motivational learning, community awareness; residential programs for teachers and students)
  • www.nature.org  (THE NATURE CONSERVANCY – preserving plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive)
  • www.sierraclub.org  (SIERRA CLUB – oldest and largest environmental organization founded by John Muir; exploring and protecting wilderness, promoting responsible use of ecosystems and resources)
  • www.wildearthguardians.org  (WILD EARTH GUARDIANS – protects and restores wildlife, wild rivers, and wild places in the American West)
  • www.wilderness.org  (WILDERNESS SOCIETY – protecting America’s wilderness)

Local information / National Parks

Media – environmental & travel magazines  

Media – local newspapers (north –> south)

Other resources


Monument Valley photos outdoors hiking

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