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NPCA Celebrates the Preservation of the Hoback Basin

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58,000 Acres South of Grand Teton National Park Saved from Natural Gas Development By Sharon Mader, Senior Program Manager, Grand Teton Just south of Grand Teton National Park, a Houston-based company had proposed to develop 136 natural gas wells on U.S. Forest Service lands that would surely have destroyed the Hoback Basin, an area cherished by Wyomingites for its spectacular [...]

Posted on: October 16 2012
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National Parks Plus Kids: Volcanoes Are Cool

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By Craig Obey, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs A kid can hardly leave Yellowstone without volcanoes on the brain. It is a fascinating place. As parents, we knew we had a long drive ahead of us, and we came close to skipping Craters of the Moon in Idaho. That would have been a big mistake! Craters of the Moon is only [...]

Posted on: October 12 2012
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National Parks Plus Kids: Inspiration, Perspiration, and Contemplation at Grand Teton

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If you go to Grand Teton with kids, I have plenty of recommendations for you. For starters: Encourage your kids to do the Junior Ranger program. Go swimming at String Lake after an early morning boat ride across Jenny Lake. Take the early morning boat ride across Jenny Lake and hike to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point Go swimming in [...]

Posted on: October 5 2012
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National Parks Plus Kids, Week Five: On to Yellowstone!

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By Craig Obey, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs The world’s first national park is, not surprisingly, a fascinating, magical wonderland. Take your kids! There’s nothing quite like watching your children thrill at their first Old Faithful eruption, or feeling your souls jump in unison at the primordial howls of wolves in the Lamar Valley. Yellowstone offers so many surprises. It [...]

Posted on: September 28 2012
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Make Plans for Public Lands This Saturday–and Enjoy a Fee-Free Park Day

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All national parks will waive their entrance fees this Saturday, September 29, for National Public Lands Day, the largest one-day volunteer effort for public lands in America. According to the National Environmental Education Foundation, the nonprofit organization that promotes this annual day of “Helping Hands for America’s Lands,” a whopping 170,000 volunteers are expected to spend time removing invasive species, [...]

Posted on: September 26 2012
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