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8 Perfect Parks for a Winter Workout

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Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get more exercise? Are you determined to enjoy the outdoors, even when the weather is brisk? These eight parks are great spots to stay active and work up a healthy sweat, even—or especially—with a January chill in the air. Each month, NPCA puts together a slideshow exploring the amazing sites in our [...]

Posted on: January 8 2014
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Miami-Area Partnership Gets Urban Youth Involved in Protecting Parks

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By Hayley Mortimer, Senior Director, Center for Park Management Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of watching young students from urban Miami eager and excited to get involved in protecting the national parks in their area. Just a few months ago, many of these remarkable kids had never even been to the Everglades and Biscayne. Now they were dedicating [...]

Posted on: July 31 2013
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New GeoStory Highlights National Parks in the Chesapeake

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The dog days of summer are here and many in the Mid-Atlantic are escaping to the Chesapeake’s waters for its miles of shorelines offering world-class fishing, boating, and beaches. The Chesapeake landscape encompasses more than 50 national parks, and the health of these parks is directly linked to the health of the waters that flow through and around them. NPCA’s [...]

Posted on: July 26 2013
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Take an Online Tour of Majestic Grand Teton in Wyoming

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Seven thousand feet above the valley of Jackson Hole, the Teton Range dominates the landscape with its jagged granite pinnacles. Summer is an ideal time to explore this magnificent park and its 200 miles of trails, after most of the snow has melted and wildflowers are bursting with color. Each month, NPCA puts together a slideshow exploring one of the [...]

Posted on: July 18 2013
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Two Million Gallons of Pig Waste Next to a National River? What a Load of Hogwash!

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By Emily Jones, Senior Program Manager, Southeast Region Imagine a factory farm with thousands of confined pigs and tons of waste just six miles upstream from a pristine river where hundreds of thousands of people fish, boat, and swim each year. Gross as it sounds, this place exists. A supplier for the international meat conglomerate Cargill recently built an industrial [...]

Posted on: June 19 2013
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