Spring 2013

FEATURED ARTICLES

The Value of Species

Humans have always considered plant and animal species in terms of what they contribute to our lives. But author Edward McCord believes that Yellowstone’s pronghorn and, indeed, all species, have value in and of themselves.

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Sand & Castles

A visit to Death Valley reveals golden mountains, enormous sand dunes, a legendary castle, and rocks that seem to move of theirown accord.

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Dog Years

A long-time Park Service employee details the backbreaking work—and the immeasurabe reward—of carving the trails that most of us take for granted.

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One of a Kind

Scientists have identified an unlikely new lizard species in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Renaissance Man

Frederick Douglass’s home tells the story of a man who overcame enormous obstacles and paved the...

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Higher on the Mountain

A small, threatened population of bighorn sheep defies the odds in Grand Teton National Park.

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Through the Looking Glass

hotographer Michael Falco captures dreamy Civil War landscapes using a device even older than the...

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Getting the Lead Out

Lead bullets still threaten the California condor, an icon at Pinnacles and Grand Canyon.

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Fish Out of Water

Asian carp threaten national parks along the Mississippi River.

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Wolf Hunt

Paleontologists stumble on ancient wolf remains in Tule Springs.

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