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14 Jun 2024
National Parks

$26M for NPS Projects 

Above photo: B. Monginoux /Landscape-Photo.net (Creative Commons license) An ambitious project to rehabilitate and restore the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park is among 106 initiatives, representing an investment of $26 million, announced by the National Park Service to help parks prepare...
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The 10 Essentials for Hiking 

If you just want the list, skip the guilt trip that follows this sentence. I already know what you’re thinking: “Hey, I’m just taking a stroll through the local park. I’m not taking no essentials. What could happen?” How about this: You’re “strolling” and get...
Viewpoint

The Outdoors Needs Us (2) 

Part I: Click Here. by Glenn Nelson In a way, my in-laws are lucky to have been post-Civil-Rights-era immigrants, distanced from the albatross of a dark history in this country. They more easily embrace the notion of national parks as a singularly inspiring hunk of...