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Thursday, November 17th, 2011

  • Fiddlin', dancin', and American history will be on display through year's end with special programs at Homestead National Monument of America.

    From November 25 through New Year's Eve you'll be able to take in sparkling decorations from many countries showcasing ethnic traditions at both the Education Center and Heritage Centers at the n

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

  • Ever wonder about life on the American frontier during the Revolutionary War? You can sample it later this month when Fort Stanwix National Monument holds a holiday celebration.

    On Saturday November 26, from 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

  • How "healthy" are the national parks?

    With the National Park Service approaching its centennial in less than five years, that's not an unreasonable question to ask, though it's also one we should be weighing frequently.

  • “I’ll need some time off in November to go to Assateague to band owls.”

  • There's a new on-line resource available that can help you plan your hiking forays in Glacier National Park long before you set foot in the park.

    Compiled by Jeff Doran, who previously put together an on-line hiking guide to Great Smoky Mountains National Park,