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Best of the ’Net: The Outer Space Edition

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Our national parks remind us how diverse we are as a nation, where we come from, where we have been… but do they also show us what is unknown and yet to be discovered? This week on Best of the ’Net, we explore fun national park news around the web with an intergalactic theme. “A long time ago in a [...]

Posted on: July 12 2013
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Can Technology Improve the National Park Experience? A Student Team at Acadia Tests Fun Ways to Capture the Park in Pixels

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By Stephanie Clement, Conservation Director at Friends of Acadia National Park National parks are places of wonder where families can introduce their children to meteors in the starry night skies, salamanders on the forest floor, or geology in action. However, young people are going outdoors less and less for a variety of reasons—fear, lack of access, no familiarity or time, [...]

Posted on: June 21 2013
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Best of the ’Net: From Denali to “the Street”

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Best of the ’Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. From the first summit of Mt. McKinley to the progress over the last few months restoring the Washington Monument to new outdoor discoveries by Sesame Street’s Elmo, this week was full of interesting finds online about our national parks. 1. Often it is challenging to put into [...]

Posted on: June 7 2013
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Best of the ’Net: The Photo Lovers’ Edition

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Best of the ’Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. Last weekend I dusted off my camera and adventured outside in the warming weather here in Virginia. I am by no means a professional, but I realized each of us can be a photographer. By taking images that intrigue us, we save memories that we want to [...]

Posted on: May 24 2013
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Best of the ‘Net: A Roundup of Fun Park Stuff Online–the “Signs of Spring” Edition

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 This week in Washington, D.C., it finally feels like spring. Not only could I feel it in the air, the internet was buzzing with the season, too. You know it is spring when… Grand Teton National Park hosts its own March Madness competition with wildlife that is found in the park. This year’s Grand Teton March Mania Winner is… Endangered [...]

Posted on: April 12 2013
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