Fall 2008

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To Dare Mighty Things

As a rancher in North Dakota in the 1880s, Theodore Roosevelt described the song of the meadowlark as “a cadence of wild sadness.”

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Misty's Legacy

Inside the historic Grand Canyon Lodge at Bright angel Point on the North Rim stands a bronze statue of Brighty, a burro who roamed the canyon’s trails as a prospector’s companion and Park Service mascot.
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Beyond the Gates

Tony Bennett once crooned that he left his heart in San Francisco. But had he dropped in on any of the national parks surrounding the city, he may have been tempted to leave the rest of himself behind.

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Beneath the Surface

High winds stir the cobalt blue waters of Lake Mohave, turning it into a pot of water at full boil. But the two lead underwater archaeologists on the National Parks Submerged Resources Center (SRC) team don’t much care about what’s happening on the surface.

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How to Build an Ocean

What gets coral in the mood?

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A Sweet Deal

A multi-billion dollar land sale could bring the Everglades closer to its natural state.

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Off-road to Recovery

Outcome of NPCA lawsuit helps curb illegal off-road vehicle use in the parks.

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A Return to Wilderness

A century later, one man revisits Charles Sheldon's Denali experience.

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Along Asphalt Trails

A writer's visits to the Grand Canyon and Yosemite offer a different perspective on the typical...

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Everything is Illuminated

Edison National Historic Site details the life of an American innovator.

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Diving With a Purpose

In Biscayne National Park, African-American divers connect with an elusive past.

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