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Miami Students Celebrate the First Annual Everglades Day with Fishing and Fun

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By Kahlil Kettering, Biscayne Restoration Program Analyst Known for its nightlife, delicious food, and incredible beaches, Miami-Dade County is home to more than 2.5 million people. One of the area’s defining features is the fact that it is bound by two national parks, Biscayne to the east and the Everglades to the west. Even though these amazing, biodiverse natural areas [...]

Posted on: June 11 2013
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Best of the ’Net: From Denali to “the Street”

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Best of the ’Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. From the first summit of Mt. McKinley to the progress over the last few months restoring the Washington Monument to new outdoor discoveries by Sesame Street’s Elmo, this week was full of interesting finds online about our national parks. 1. Often it is challenging to put into [...]

Posted on: June 7 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: It’s National Park Week

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Best of the ‘Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. It’s here! As National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis said earlier this week, “National Park Week provides an opportunity to appreciate the landmarks, monuments and historical landscapes that define our national identity.” There are a few days remaining in National Park Week 2013, which means if you [...]

Posted on: April 26 2013
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Connecting Students with Nature and History in Baltimore: How Crowdfunding Can Help

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By Laura Bankey, Director of Conservation at the National Aquarium Fort McHenry is a source of fierce pride for the residents of Baltimore. It is here that our citizens stopped the British Navy from attacking the city during the Battle of Baltimore in September of 1814. The flag that flew over the fort the morning after the battle not only [...]

Posted on: April 24 2013
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