October, 2013

Why I Biked 300 Miles to Fight Climate Change

Pushing the Limits

Why I Biked 300 Miles to Fight Climate Change

“There is nothing like pushing your physical limits to help you remember you’re alive and capable of pushing,” my coworker […]

Mormon Pioneer Highlights Fierce Determination in a Rugged Landscape

This story is part of our series on national heritage areas, the large lived-in landscapes managed through innovative partnerships to […]

On July 4, 2013, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell cut the ribbon with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, and Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to reopen Liberty Island for the first time since Hurricane Sandy. NPS photo by Steven Sinski.

The Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

A Lesson in Unity

Exactly one year ago today, Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the New York metropolitan area, leaving a trail of destruction in […]

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Why Don’t States Run National Parks?

Earlier this month, several states helped lessen the economic hardship from the federal government shutdown by opening a handful of […]

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If Americans Overwhelmingly Love Our National Parks, Why Isn’t Congress Fully Funding Them?

It’s not difficult to understand why Americans show such strong bipartisan support and genuine love for our national parks—one visit […]