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4+ Ways to Celebrate Yosemite’s Landmark 150th Birthday

Waterfalls, Sesquicentinis, and Buffalo Soldiers

4+ Ways to Celebrate Yosemite’s Landmark 150th Birthday

One June 30, 1864, Congress passed and President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act into law—a groundbreaking piece of […]

Two Historic Sites to Host 100-Year Anniversary Production of Influential Bird-Conservation Play

This weekend, art and wildlife conservation meet in New England at two historic re-enactments of Sanctuary: A Masque, an influential 1913 […]

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Follow in the Footsteps of an American Hero at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland

A hundred years after her death, the Park Service created a new national monument earlier this year to honor Underground […]

The grasshopper sparrow.

Birds—and Birders—Find a Welcome Refuge at Monocacy National Battlefield

It’s been nearly 150 years since the clash that transformed some gentle fields in northern Maryland to the hallowed status […]

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Beautiful Nature, an Hour from Chicago

Partnership Embraces Vision for Indiana Dunes

We often talk about “connecting with nature” and how important it is for urban residents to have access to green […]