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  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    I was fortunate to participate in the Parks and Tech event hosted by CivicMakers and the Pew Charitable Trust in Feb 2018. Since then, I've been revitalized in helping share the story of why are parks matter and what we need to do to ensure their bounty and beauty is…

  • Greetings from Coronado National Memorial

    In Gilbert, AZ it gets really hot and to escape this heat the best way is to drive up to Payson, AZ to enjoy the pine trees, lakes, animals, fishing, hiking, camping and breathe in cool fresh air from the hot city below. The National Forests can give a stress…

  • Greetings from Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

    I owe my love of nature, national parks, and public lands to my parents. One of the many unforgettable trips we've taken to national parks over the years was to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in late October 2011. In two days, we saw salamanders and bats in Gap Cave,…

  • Greetings from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Our national parks always reveal something wondrously unexpected. On a warm August morning in 2015, my wife and I were hiking across the prairie on Theodore Roosevelt National Park's Upper Talkington Trail. It was the last day of a five-day trip to the park. It was our first visit, and…

  • Greetings from Great Falls Park

    As a Nevadan, I have always held a special place for our state's one and only national park. Coming from Las Vegas, Great Basin National Park is like arriving to another planet. Unlike home, it's rugged mountains, green pastures and tall pines are a delight, especially in summer. So when…

  • Greetings from Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

    For my birthday my son gave me a trip to Horse Shoe Bend National Military Park in Alabama. Horsehoe Bend is a pastoral park that shrouds the horrors that occurred there in its quiet beauty. 800 plus native Americans died here in defense of their way of life and heritage.…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    On my way home from Navy duty, I stayed overnight at Grand Canyon. During the night it snowed. The glistening icing of snow on the mesa tops was so stunning, I thought "the sight is so beautiful I need to share this". So I went home and proposed to my…

  • Greetings from Crater Lake National Park

    Arriving on Memorial Day, snow still covered most of the high area and the weather was overcast. We stayed at the historic lodge and woke the next morning to a bright sunny day. The blue of the lake was intense and the crowds were gone.

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