Fall 2011

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The Visionaries

Meet Stephen Mather and Robert Sterling Yard, the two men who founded the National Parks Conservation Association nearly 100 years ago.

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The Art of Gaman

Although they had access to nothing more than found objects and modest art supplies, many Japanese Americans held in WWII relocation camps crafted stunningly beautiful works of art.

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A Grand Teton Winter

The first thing I notice upon arriving in Grand Teton National Park in early March is that there is snow absolutely everywhere. I mean everywhere.

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Out of Sync

Climate change is affecting the national parks’ most ancient and critical cycles. Can citizen...

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On the Right Path

Off-road vehicles have scarred the landscape of Wrangell St. Elias but that’s about to change.

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A Road Less Traveled

Students reconnect with African-American history on an 1,800-mile along the Underground Railroad.

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A Bigger Vision

A new bill would expand Oregon Caves National Monument.

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Unusual Suspects

What triggered the fall of Organ Pipe’s acuña cactus?

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The Old Man of the Lake

How has a giant hemlock managed to float upright in Crater Lake for more than a hundred years?

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The Movement

A composer’s ascent of Longs Peak, and the sonata it inspired.

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The Lay of the Land

Meet Frederick Law Olmsted, the man who created Central Park, defining landscape architecture.

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