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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 […]

Clean Water Is the Solution, Not the Problem

Everyone has a right to clean water. Recently, 21 states—many located hundreds, if not thousands, of miles away from the […]

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One Step Closer to Chicago’s First National Park

Today, just days after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Congress is one step closer to preserving a Chicago […]

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The DeChristopher Effect

How Years of Controversy over Drilling for Energy in the Southwest Could Result in Compromise

On December 19, 2008, during the last few weeks of the Bush Administration, an oil and gas lease auction captured […]

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What Does It Take to Run a National Park?

Shenandoah Staff Give the Rest of Us a Clue

Few of us appreciate the monumental task of caring for America’s national parks—each one a unique part of the country […]