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National Park Week will run from April 17 to April 25 and encourages the public to explore the vast network of our national parks, sacred sites, historical landmarks, as well…

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“’There are more women than ever in the lower ranks of fire,’” begins an article on the National Park Foundation’s website (www. nationalparks.org). “’We are coming out in forceful numbers,’…

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Shari Orr has been selected as the National Park Service (NPS) Volunteer Program Manager. In this position Orr will lead the development of policy, strategy, and standards for the Volunteer-in-Park…

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Last week was the 16th Annual Sunshine Week, an initiative to promote open Government and recognize the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). According to Sunshine Week, “Open government is good…

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On March 8th, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribune tweeted, “Today a Sand Creek Massacre monument was erected on the south side of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes headquarters in Concho,…

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Congress changed the names of four parks: Homestead National Monument of America, Weir Farm National Historic Site (NHS), and Jimmy Carter NHS, all became National Historical Parks. Whereas New River…

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For 100 years, the National Park Service (NPS) has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting parks as a health resource for visitors. 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of an…

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Going through some old boxes and chests, my brothers and I found a Death Valley National Monument (now National Park) brochure that our grandmother picked up on her honeymoon in…

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Is COVID and the onset of winter giving you a terrible case of cabin fever? Take a tour in your car! Washita Battlefield is part of the Great Plains Trail…

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Recently, the Washington Post wrote an article about President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for the Secretary of the Interior. He nominated Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), who will be the first Native…

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