Winter 2009

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Rescue Under a Midnight Sun

Talkeetna, Alaska is a stunningly rugged frontier town that serves as the jumping-off point for anyone planning to climb Mt. McKinley, the towering jewel of Denali National Park & Preserve.

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Healing Waters

When you watch Rob Brown disappear around the river bend with the grace and speed of an Olympian, leaving every kayaker on the Potomac River in his wake, you wouldn’t know that a gunshot wound in Iraq left his leg permanently immobile.

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And Heaven in a Wildflower

They have wreathed the locks of royalty, fragranced the privies of the Middle Ages, and been prescribed as cures for everything from snake bites to the pangs of unrequited love.

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A Hazy Shade of Winter

Snowmobiles trump science in Yellowstone National Park.

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A Mountain of Controversy

New coal mining regulations could harm the Big South Fork.

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Life Imitates Art

Collection of "New Deal" posters documents American history.

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Exit Strategy

As his presidency comes to an end, George W. Bush takes a few parting shots.

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Forged in Flames

With summer temperatures hitting triple digits, you might expect desert parks to be lifeless...

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Solar Rush

California's solar boom threatens the very places it's meant to protect.

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Wolves, Moose, Researchers, and Me

The author of best-selling mysteries set in the national parks visits Isle Royale in the dead of...

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An American Home

The White House is more than just a symbol of America's political power.

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