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No Trash, Just Treasure: Landfill Development Finally Defeated at Joshua Tree National Park

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By David Lamfrom, California Desert Senior Program Manager We’ve been treated to quite a spring here in the California desert. After experiencing the greatest Joshua tree bloom on record this past April, one of our hardest-fought battles finally ended in victory last month—NPCA and our supporters have defeated the Eagle Mountain Landfill proposal once and for all. Eagle Mountain would [...]

Posted on: June 13 2013
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Best of the ’Net: The Get Outside Edition

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Best of the ’Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. I love spring! You see more and more people getting outside enjoying our parks. I have a few things to help get you outdoors this week, including tips for your next trip to Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, an excuse to take the kids out, and [...]

Posted on: May 10 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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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of “Death Valley Dreamlapse”

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Last week, staff at NPCA escaped for a few minutes into the desert—virtually, at least—as we marveled at the latest video by Sunchaser Pictures, “Death Valley Dreamlapse” (below). Little did we know that the film crew captured these solitary dunes and spinning, swirling stars by traveling to a remote valley of the national park in below-freezing temperatures during a meteor [...]

Posted on: February 1 2013
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Why This Election Matters for National Parks

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By Jennifer Errick, Editor, Online Communications Note: This is the first of several stories on the upcoming presidential election. You can sign NPCA’s petition urging the candidates to pledge their support for national parks. I will be watching tonight’s presidential debate closely, and I hope park lovers around the country will be watching with me. The decision American voters make [...]

Posted on: October 3 2012
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