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Yosemite in Autumn: An Insider’s View

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By Ben Sander, Travel Program Coordinator Millions of people visit Yosemite each year to explore its dramatic landscapes. But with so many popular tourist spots, what makes a trip to this internationally renowned park a truly extraordinary journey? Last month, I was in a unique position to find out, serving as a staff representative on NPCA’s ParkScapes autumn expedition to [...]

Posted on: November 5 2013
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The 10 Best Places You Can’t See Fall Foliage

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Looking for the perfect leaf-peeping spot? National parks offer some of the best places to celebrate fall. NPCA put together a feature on the ten best national parks to see the changing colors, based on the excellent recommendations by our friends at National Geographic. Then Congress closed the national parks. So instead we offer you … the ten best places where [...]

Posted on: October 3 2013
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The 8,000-Year Park: Why One of My Favorite Places Doesn’t Fit on NPCA’s Clean Air Timeline

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By Jennifer Errick, Editor, Online Communications The first time I visited Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona, it literally expanded my world. You can sign NPCA’s petition for stricter air-quality standards near national parks–8,000 years is too long to wait! I was 27 then, and I’d spent my whole life on the East Coast, surrounded by tall buildings, crowded roads, [...]

Posted on: September 26 2013
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This Month’s Featured National Heritage Area: Silos and Smokestacks Showcases Farming and Food Production in America’s Heartland

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By Malcolm Fouhy, Policy Intern America’s “amber waves of grain” have long been rooted in our history and culture. The fields of our heartland continue to supply sustenance, energy, and wealth to this country, and to the world, as they have for over a century. The American Farm Bureau Federation reports that 15% of the U.S. workforce produces, processes, and [...]

Posted on: September 23 2013
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Follow in the Footsteps of an American Hero at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland

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A hundred years after her death, the Park Service created a new national monument earlier this year to honor Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman, who helped bring dozens of enslaved Americans to freedom and fought for equal rights for all people. Not only is this park a testament to her remarkable legacy, its 25,000 acres also encompass beautiful natural areas [...]

Posted on: August 8 2013
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