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Thousands of Schoolchildren Create Living Flag at Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, is probably best known for its famous flag, which billowed over […]

Fishing to Revitalize River Communities

Advocates for the Upper Delaware River Find Creative Ways to Protect Their Rural Watershed

The Upper Delaware River in Pennsylvania and New York is one of the best wild trout fisheries in the country. […]

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and others look on.

Fifty Years Later: Wilderness & Civil Rights in the Same Breath

Fifty years ago this summer, the 88th Congress passed the Civil Rights Act and the Wilderness Act, two landmark pieces […]

Kobuk Valley National Park

Trivia Challenge: Parks in the Arctic

Q: Alaska is home to nearly two-thirds of the land in the entire National Park System—some 54 million acres in […]

The short-eared owl.

11 of the Best Bird-Watching Spots for Fall

More than 700 distinct bird species can be found in America’s national parks. Exploring this incredible array of wildlife is […]