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Fifty Years Later: Wilderness & Civil Rights in the Same Breath

Fifty years ago this summer, the 88th Congress passed the Civil Rights Act and the Wilderness Act, two landmark pieces […]

Pride Month Trivia Challenge

LGBT Parks in the National Park System

Q: The National Park Service has not always done a great job of interpreting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) […]

The annual commemoration at Port Chicago. National Park Service photo.

Commemorate Black History Month in 5 Unexpected Places

National park rangers and staff are some of the nation’s best storytellers, charged with protecting the most momentous places in […]

The Navajo Generating Station, 12 miles from the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

6 Reasons to Act Today for Clean Air in Arizona

It’s no secret that reducing air pollution creates a host of benefits for human health and the environment. But what […]

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One Year Later: Park Service Recommendations for Expanding César Chávez Monument into Comprehensive Historic Park

Ever plan a birthday party where no one shows up? Sadly, the César E. Chávez National Monument could not commemorate […]