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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

  • If the National Park System is to expand, and it surely will continue to do so, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis believes his agency should recommend a more methodical approach, one that takes into consideration not just natural resources but also human stories.

    Currently, many areas end up proposed for inclusion in the National Park System by members of Congress. Moving forward, Mr.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

  • Someone Paul Buyanesque in stature sure would be handy at Redwood National and State Parks, where the toppling of four massive trees has blocked access to roughly 8 miles of the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.

    The trees fell across the parkway last Wednesday just north of the Prairie Creek Visitor Center.

  • More than 60 years after U.S. President Franklin D.

  • As the National Park Service and U.S.

  • Valles Caldera National Preserve is an ecologically rich 89,000-acre swath of land in New Mexico, one with a long human history and with a spectacular history of volcanism.