Summer 2011

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The Guardian

Park Service Director George Hartzog ushered the system into a tremendous period of growth.

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Home of the Brave

On a recent excursion to visit the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile walking trail that wends among 16 historic sites in downtown Boston, I entered the Granary Burying Ground, final resting place of Samuel Adams and Paul Revere, among other Revolutionary Era Who’s Whos.

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At the Water’s Edge

With nine miles down and one to go, Erin Kenison and Leah Swartz of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) push deep into the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park. Weighed down by the bulk of their overstuffed backpacks with dark brown fishing waders fastened awkwardly to the sides, the researchers hike through the thinning tree line to one of the most remote locations in this protected area, Lost Lake.

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Taking Out the Trash

Legal victory means no landfill near Joshua Tree.

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Completing the Tetons

State of Wyoming to sell critical land to Park Service.

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Breathe It In

A blockbuster settlement guarantees clear skies in the Great Smokies’ future.

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The Grouse Effect

An unlikely coalition is fighting to protect the Gunnison sage-grouse.

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In the Dark

How do animals adapt to cave life?

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Crossing Guards

New highway overpasses protect key species that move beyond park boundaries.

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Swept Away

A disaster in Johnstown, Pennsylvania stunted a town and changed a nation.

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Victory at Gettysburg

Pennsylvania says “no” to casino near battlefields.

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The Face of Freedom

Two potential park units would celebrate Harriet Tubman’s life.

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