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5 Favorite National Park Noises—and Where to Find Them

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5 Favorite National Park Noises—and Where to Find Them

What does your day-to-day life sound like? Soundscapes, like landscapes, are unique. They ground us in a place, providing clues […]

Bringing Down the Dams

Restoring Chesapeake National Park Waters One River at a Time

People talk about overcoming obstacles, but when advocates literally move tons of concrete to help their local river and its […]

Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Hawaii.

12 of America’s Best National Park Beaches

Still recovering from the long, cold winter … or just need some sun and surf in your travel plans this […]

The Kemps-ridley sea turtle, recently reintroduced to Padre Island National Seashore in Texas, is the most endangered sea turtle in the world. National Park Service photo.

Meet 9 Endangered National Park Animals

The news is grim for many threatened plants and animals struggling to adapt to habitat loss, changing climate patterns, development, […]

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Got Milkweed? Crowdfunding Creates a Butterfly Effect for National Parks

Late last month, 30 middle-school students in Queens, New York, planted 200 new milkweed plants at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife […]