NPCA AT WORK:
A Double Threat to an American Icon
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Developers in Arizona have proposed two very bad ideas that could irreversibly impact the Grand Canyon. NPCA takes these two threats very seriously, but it’s too soon for public action—yet. Here’s why.
10 Wilderness Areas to Explore
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act by exploring some of America’s wildest places, from remote, windswept tundras to cactus-dotted mountains to serene rock-strewn beaches. Several spots are surprisingly close to major cities.
The Elwha River, Undammed at Last
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In late August, engineers removed the final 30 feet of the Glines Canyon Dam in Olympic National Park, restoring the Elwha as a wild and free-flowing river. Since dam removal began in 2011, researchers have recorded salmon making a significant comeback.
Creating America's 402nd National Park
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Could Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood become America’s 402nd national park site? Show your support and find out how you can help make history.