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Monday, February 13th, 2012

  • Seventy-seven acres in Virginia that saw both a devastating loss to Union forces and a surprising rally against Rebel forces during the Civil War are the focus of a $1.3 million fund-raising campaign launched by the Civil War Trust.

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Sunday, February 12th, 2012

  • Wanted: Operator for historic lodge nestled in the scenic grandeur of Wyoming's Teton Range. Must assume $70,000 maintenance backlog. Annual revenues pegged at $72,228.

  • Visitors interested in winter activities in Denali National Park and Preserve—and the small number of off-season tourists who just want to see the famous mountain—might have increased opportunities in coming years. The park is considering plowing an additional nine miles of road into the park, and is seeking public input on the idea.

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

  • The mountain goat population within the Olympic Mountains of Washington state has grown by more than 100 animals to roughly 344 since 2004, according to a U.S.

  • Acadia National Park is now accepting applications for interns for its education programs, which provide hands-on experience working with 3rd-8th grade school groups.

    Interns work with park staff in preparing and presenting curriculum-based programs that focus on natural science or human history.