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Big Blend Radio: A Toast to The Arts and Parks

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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the Love Your Parks Tour and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Toast to The Arts & Parks Show, airing live online from Madison, Wisconsin.

On This Episode:
- Fort Union National Monument - Park Superintendent Lorenzo Vigil discusses Fort Union’s rich cultural and military history, as well as the visitor experience. Located in northern New Mexico, Fort Union was the largest frontier military post and supply center of the southwest. It also was the hub of commerce, national defense, and migration at the final stretch of the Santa Fe Trail.  
- National Parks Arts Foundation - NPAF Founder Tanya Ortega shares some of the upcoming 1-month artist residency opportunities in national park units across the country, as well as the Foundation’s new fundraising initiatives.

Plus, we will rebroadcast Steve Schneickert's National Parks Hollywood History segment. Featured music and poetry: “Prayer for the Past” by Evren Ozan, “Spirits Still Remain” by Mike Moutoux, and “Clouds Alive in Wild Paint” by Mae Edwards.