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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 […]

National Parks Are a Grand Bargain

Congress Must Stop the Damage to America’s Best Idea

“It was a complete shock,” admits Mattea Sanders. A graduate student at American University, Mattea spent her last four summers […]

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Best of the ’Net: The Midsummer Night’s Dream Edition

This week on Best of the ’Net, I found a little bit of everything—from bears to hacks to stars—for a […]

San Antonio Missions in San Antonio, Texas.

Congress: Stay On-Mission for Texas’ World-Class Park

Throughout the world, countries vie every year to win the coveted World Heritage status for the most naturally and culturally […]

A woman in period dress at Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland.

Blue and Gray Make Green

Five Interesting Facts about Civil War Battlefield Tourism

Earlier this week, the Civil War Trust released a ten-page report packed with photos, statistics, and testimonials on the benefits Civil War […]