Recent Articles

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    Being Gay Outside

    Jun 2021 | By Kyle Groetzinger

    Can they see me? Am I safe? One staff member explores ways to honor queerness and make the outdoors more inclusive and welcoming for all people.

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    Saving What Makes Biscayne Special

    Jun 2021 | By Sarah Gaines Barmeyer

    At Biscayne, many fish populations are on the verge of collapse, and the National Park Service must do more to help the park and its wildlife thrive again. In honor…

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    Seeking Accountability for Park Police

    Jun 2021 | By Theresa Pierno

    One year after the violent removal of peaceful protesters at Lafayette Park, many questions remain.

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    An Odd Villa Built from an Even Odder Friendship

    Jun 2021 | By Jennifer Errick

    One of the quirkier historic structures in the park system is a luxurious unfinished mansion named after a Wild West con man. Last week, the National Park Service released hundreds…

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    Otterly Irresistible Park Wildlife

    May 2021 | By Jennifer Errick

    In honor of World Otter Day, here are 7 facts you may not know about these charismatic mammals and where you can find them in the National Park System.

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    10 Places Everyone Should See in Alabama’s Black Belt

    May 2021 | By Emily Jones

    Legislation introduced today in Congress would preserve one of the most culturally rich parts of the South. Never been to the Black Belt? Here’s what you’re missing.