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This Land Is Your Land… (Finding Photographs on the Run) Part 2 of 2

Editor’s note: Akron Art Museum board member Sue Klein has visited—and photographed—every single one of the national parks. She wrote the following account of her journeys for the… 1,150 more words

Sexual Harassment Among Employees Common At National Parks, Panel Told

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct are rampant among employees at national parks across the country, including at iconic sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon, a congressional committee was told Thursday. 601 more words

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Celebrate 100 Years in CVNP

2016 marks the 100th birthday of the National Parks Service and outdoor enthusiasts are celebrating the centennial by enjoying America’s 84 million acres of preserved land. 446 more words

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Should the National Park Service Be Privatized?

From Our Owatonna, MN Correspondent:

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS), the government agency created to preserve, protect, and administer those lands that have been designated as national lands for a variety of reasons, mostly scenic, ecological, or historical. 315 more words

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UPDATE: On the new proposed Lewiston, Maine Elementary School.

I am very please to announce that the City of Lewiston, Maine has received; “APPROVAL” , from the National Park Service (NPS) to use an expedited process which could allow Lewiston, Maine to proceed (Subject to the approval process of the National Parks Service and the Maine State Department of Education for the construction of the New Elementary School on the ROUX Football Field once the field is relocated to the rear of the Lewiston High School. 81 more words

First Family Goes Hiking in National Park in Virginia

TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family went hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia on Sunday. Their visit comes as the… 119 more words

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