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Congress: Time to Stop Bickering and Keep Our National Parks Open

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By Jennifer Errick, Editor, Online Communications Note: Here’s where you can take action to keep parks open. Today in northern Arkansas, an unusual thing happened: Park Service employees at Buffalo National River closed their campgrounds for the next four months.* This 94,000-acre park three hours north of Little Rock protects one of the last undammed rivers in the United States, dedicated [...]

Posted on: November 15 2012
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Preserving National Parks: It’s Not Just Popular, It’s Patriotic

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By Jennifer Errick, Editor of Online Communications at the National Parks Conservation Association Note: This is NPCA’s third and final story in our series on the upcoming presidential election. You can sign NPCA’s petition urging the candidates to pledge their support for national parks. By day, I work as an editor for NPCA on issues that affect our national parks. Then, when I [...]

Posted on: October 22 2012
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Putting National Parks into the Debate: Questions for Obama and Romney

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By Kristen Brengel, NPCA’s Director of Government and Legislative Affairs Note: This is the second of several stories on the upcoming presidential election. You can sign NPCA’s petition urging the candidates to pledge their support for national parks. UPDATE, October 15, 2012: You can now submit a question for the October 16 town hall debate at http://feedback.aol.com/voiceofdebate/?aol. On Tuesday, October 16, Barack [...]

Posted on: October 9 2012
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Focus on Water: National Parks Play Vital Role in Restoring Great Lakes

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Our national parks on the Great Lakes offer 620 miles of shoreline, beaches, dunes, and wetlands. These parks–like Sleeping Bear Dunes along Lake Michigan, Isle Royale in Lake Superior, and Perry’s Victory in Lake Erie–have tremendous biological, historical, and recreational value for the more than six million people that visit each year. And these national parks are economic generators, with [...]

Posted on: October 2 2012
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O Say, Can You See the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail?

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With the Olympics in full swing, I can’t help but be glued to the television for every emotional medal ceremony. America’s Olympians stand on the podium, as our national flag, the “Star Spangled Banner,” fills the London arena. There are few prouder moments to be an American. This week in Baltimore, Maryland, the National Park Service and regional partners remembered [...]

Posted on: August 7 2012
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