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Sunday, September 25th, 2011

  • It's not unusual to send postcards from national parks, but the card sent to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar not only encourages him to visit Grand Canyon National Park, but to protect it from hardrock mining.

    Signed by more than 200 Arizona businesses that rely on outdoor recreation, the message was sent to the Interior secretary as the U.S.

  • A draft environmental impact statement examining an oyster farm at Point Reyes National Seashore contains four possible alternatives, three of which would allow the operation to continue for at least 10 years if the Interior secretary agrees.

    At the same time, the d

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

  • In cooperation with the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the USA, the National Park Service offers Scout Ranger Programs in many national parks to get youngsters involved in learning about, enjoying, and protecting park resources. The programs offer participating Boy/Girl Scouts opportunities to earn Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger patches or certificates by completing specifie

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

  • The National Park Trust has created the Richard Adler Fund as a vehicle for encouraging students to create art, music and poetry inspired by the national parks. The man the fund honors has been a very special friend of the national parks and the National Park Trust.

    Richard Adler established his credentials as a talented lyricist and Broadway composer/writer/producer in the early 1950s.

  • Merrell is definitely more than their distinctive shoes.

    The Merrell Women's Verta shirt features Opti-Wick technology and a fit that truly is classy as well as utilitarian.