All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mesa Verde’

The DeChristopher Effect: How Years of Controversy over Drilling for Energy in the Southwest Could Result in Compromise


By Nick Lund, Manager, Landscape Conservation Program On December 19, 2008, during the last few weeks of the Bush Administration, an oil and gas lease auction captured the nation’s attention. The auction took place on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at the doorstep of two of our most iconic national parks in Utah: Arches and Canyonlands. [...]

Posted on: January 22 2014
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The Power of Parks: Why America’s Best Places Create the Best Memories


By Jeff Billington, Senior Media Relations Manager National parks are forever. Everything else sure changes, though. People enter and leave our lives, buildings are torn down, fields and forests are developed beyond recognition. But not national parks. They are created to preserve a place or time for perpetuity. One of the reasons I work at NPCA is to consciously help [...]

Posted on: June 18 2013
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