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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.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

  • Are national parks relevant to African Americans? A new guidebook from Eastern National answers that question with a definitive "YES!," as it traces their ties to the parks.

    Released to coincide with the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

  • A report by an interagency investigation team into a fatal bear attack this past July in Yellowstone National Park has been released.

    The report reviews the events surrounding the July 6, 2011, incident which occurred along the Wapiti Lake Trail near Canyon Village. The attack by a sow grizzly resulted
    in the death of 58-year-old Brian Mata