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Shenandoah Staff Give the Rest of Us a Clue

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 […]

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NPCA’s 4 New Year’s Resolutions for the Obama Administration

An open letter to President Obama: It’s time to turn over a new leaf in 2014, and all of us—Democrats, […]

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Why Don’t States Run National Parks?

Earlier this month, several states helped lessen the economic hardship from the federal government shutdown by opening a handful of […]

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If Americans Overwhelmingly Love Our National Parks, Why Isn’t Congress Fully Funding Them?

It’s not difficult to understand why Americans show such strong bipartisan support and genuine love for our national parks—one visit […]

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The 9 Best Things We Saw Online During the Government Shutdown

The federal government shutdown was an agonizing time for people around the country, including the thousands of Park Service staff, […]