SHRA recently sent out our Fall 2018 Newsletter. Topics for this edition include Architectural History and a milestone anniversary for one of our employees. You can sign-up to join our electronic mailing list at the bottom of our homepage.
SHRA’s Cultural Resource Management practice continues to grow, and we frequently come across resources, articles, and videos of interest. Once a month, we round up our favorites and send them to our CRM Eblast subscribers. You can see our August, September, and October editions here, and, if you want to be included, you can sign up at the bottom…Read the Rest »
As SHRA expands our Cultural Resource Management work and research, we frequently come across resources, articles, and videos of interest. Once a month, we round up our favorites and send them to our CRM Eblast subscribers. You can see our June and July editions here, and, if you want to be included, you can sign…Read the Rest »
SHRA recently sent out our Spring 2018 newsletter. For this edition, we transitioned to electronic delivery. You can see our latest newsletter and sign-up to join our electronic mailing list here.
Twice a year, SHRA sends out newsletters covering research, staff and business updates. In Spring 2017, we looked at planned development on an old industrial site in Boise, and in Fall 2017, we discussed Jennifer Stevens new role as a Professor of the Practice at Boise State University. Click the links below to read more…Read the Rest »
Since the late 19th century, Boise’s geothermal energy has been an economic and cultural driver of the city’s development. A variety of entrepreneurs capitalized on the region’s active geologic inheritance to provide Boiseans with cheap and sustainable energy and, in doing so, pioneered the first geothermal heating district in the United States. Forty years later,…Read the Rest »
Idaho’s extreme landscapes allude to the state’s violent geologic past, from the towering 12,000-foot peaks of the Lost River Range to Craters of the Moon National Monument. Periodic episodes of volcanic activity shaped Idaho’s sceneries and, in many ways, continue to define the state today. The cinder cones and lava plumes endowed Idaho with rare-earth…Read the Rest »
The hustle and bustle of holiday travel is upon us. The surge of families with small children and less-experienced travelers at airports across the country means busier terminals, shorter tempers, and heightened levels of excitement…for some. As a result, the holiday-induced shift in travel patterns has me once again thinking about aviation, so get ready…Read the Rest »
10/25/17 – Dirty Water: Thoughts on John Wesley Powell, the Paria River, and Surveying the American West
For millennia, southwest Utah’s Paria River has carved its way through the coarse, multi-layered sandstone formations that comprise the Paunsaugunt plateau from which it descends. After a 75-mile journey through the wilderness of what is now the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Paria, which means “dirty water,” descends through the Vermillion Cliffs for another twenty…Read the Rest »
Iceland has always loomed large in my mind, its geographic extremes and stark beauty placing it high on the list of places I want to explore during my lifetime. The volcanic island’s larger-than-life reputation in my head belies its true size, which is about that of the state of Oregon. Iceland has, however, had a…Read the Rest »