Summer 2008

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Pushing Boundaries

Big Bend National Park is the pure definition of unexpected. As you drive south from Marathon, Texas the Chihuahuan Desert suddenly swells into a cluster of giant peaks ahead in the distance.

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Of Time and Rivers Flowing

Tucked in the northwest corner of Colorado amid the canyons and cougar tracks of Dinosaur National Monument, the Yampa River winds like a coiled snake.

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Moving Mountains

The sharp crack of splintering pine rouses me from a deep, restful sleep. Lifting out of my down sleeping bag, I watch Dan Weinberg take another swing of the axe.
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The Eyes of a Visionary

At age nine, E.O. Wilson was unraveling secrets of the natural world in Rock Creek Park. Nearly...

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A New Promise

Park service receives nearly $50 million in federal funds and private donations for innovative...

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Code Pink

The decline of the roseate spoonbill, an Everglades icon, could signal an ecosystem collapse.

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Off the List

Gray wolves have made a remarkable comeback in the Northern Rockies. But is the celebration...

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Where Black History Began

Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site reflects the history of a man who expanded the...

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Beyond the Battlefields

The National Park Service is changing the way it tells stories about the Civil War.

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