How many know what "ham" radio is? This hobby built around amateur radio can send programs across town or across the country. And a group of Ham Radio Operators are working to promote national parks through their hobby.
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Legislation has been introduced to Congress that would add 415 acres to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Arizona.
As with Mesa Verde National Park, much of the backcountry at Casa Grande National Monument in Arizona normally is closed to the public to protect the artifacts. However, in March rangers will be leading special tours to some of the sites in celebration of Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month.
Are you a snowbird enjoying the mild winters, if you could call them that, in Arizona? If so, you might want to head for Casa Grande Ruins National Monument this weekend for the Second Annual American Indian Musical Fest.