Winter 2011

FEATURED ARTICLES

The Wolverine Way

Fine snow streaked the air, riding sideways on a gale, in early March 2006. Biologist Rick Yates led the way, breaking trail on skis through the powder. Great cliffs striped with avalanche tracks rose on all sides.

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Mountain Kingdom

Above the banks of Alaska's mighty Copper River, past the old railroad town of Chitina, the pavement of the Edgerton Highway ends next to a sign that reads "McCarthy: 60 miles.'' This, believe it or not, marks the entrance to North America's largest and wildest national park.

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In Good Conscience

Standing at the airplane door in a canvas jumpsuit and leather football helmet, soaring above a remote southwestern section of Glacier National Park in 1945, Luke Birky checked the ripcord on his emergency chute, wiped the sweat from his brow, and took a deep breath.

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The New-Age Naturalist

New applications for hand-held devices bring people closer to the parks.

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Arching Forward

The Park Service embraces a new vision for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis.

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Raisin’ Expectations

The country’s newest national park in southeast Michigan details a key battle in the War of 1812.

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The Spice of Life

Wild ginseng is disappearing from Southeast parks at an alarming rate.

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Water and Sand

Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water supports NPCA’s efforts to restore Joshua Tree National Park.

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Chasing the Dream

Nebraska’s Homestead National Monument celebrates the independent farmers who shaped the American...

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New & Improved

Preserving West Virginia’s best-loved view.

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