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The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

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The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

The Colorado Plateau stretches for 130,000 square miles across the Four Corners region of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. […]

An Overdue Dose of Wilderness

Congress Passes New Protections for Sleeping Bear Dunes

Earlier this month, Congress passed the first bill designating a new wilderness area in five years—the longest lapse ever between […]

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Filling in the Gaps at Grand Teton: 1,280 Reasons to Celebrate

No matter how many times I venture into Grand Teton National Park, I am awestruck by the majestic peaks, extraordinary […]

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State of Arkansas Wastes Taxpayer Money in Flawed Water Monitoring Study

The fight to protect the Buffalo National River from an industrial hog farm continues to twist and turn, much like […]

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Essential Paddling Guide: Paddling The Buffalo, America’s First National River

The following post is reprinted from National Parks Traveler. These stories are part of the new Essential Guide for Paddling […]