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Why One of My Favorite Places Doesn’t Fit on NPCA’s Clean Air Timeline

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Why One of My Favorite Places Doesn’t Fit on NPCA’s Clean Air Timeline

The first time I visited Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona, it literally expanded my world. You can sign NPCA’s […]

How Is the Government Shutdown Affecting National Parks?

You can urge your members of Congress to re-open parks and support full funding for the Park Service by taking […]

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Focus on Water: Florida Ups the Ante in Everglades Restoration with $90 Million Funding Surprise

Disastrous flooding in South Florida is making the news again as water from Lake Okeechobee overflows and is released through the […]

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Lone Wolves on Michigan’s Isle Royale: An Island Dilemma

Isle Royale National Park’s remote wilderness is, in many visitors’ opinions, one of its best attributes. But this isolation may […]

Gettysburg Train Station. Photo (c) Alan Spears/NPCA

Preserve Historic Station at Gettysburg

The small train station was only about four years old when it was pressed into service during Robert E. Lee’s invasion of the North in July 1863. The western terminus of the Gettysburg Railroad was first used as a field hospital, as so many places were while the battle raged nearby. Later, more than 15,000 wounded soldiers would be transported to care or home from this platform.