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Sock Thief Confronts Climate Change: A Pika Tale

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By Katherine McKinney, Senior Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Regional Office It’s startlingly sunny and windswept beside the lake I have hiked two hours uphill to see in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness of Colorado. My shoes and socks are off, my muscles are the good kind of tired, and I’m sitting on a rock in the middle of a scree field next to [...]

Posted on: February 18 2014
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National Parks Plus Kids: Adventures on Wizard Island

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By Craig Obey, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs “It’s like a crater and a lake.” That profound observation made by another visitor at Crater Lake National Park provided us with many a chuckle over the next few days. Of course, this fascinating, 1800-foot-deep azure lake is the deepest in the nation and the cleanest in the world and resides within [...]

Posted on: October 19 2012
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Friday Photo: Stars Over Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park in Oregon is known, of course, for its brilliant blue water–the lake is the deepest in the country, measuring nearly 2,000 feet to the bottom. Surrounded by a dramatic 20-mile ring of cliffs, this park is a mainstay for many vacationers, drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.  Last month, photographer Christopher C. McDaniel turned his camera [...]

Posted on: August 17 2012
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