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Weary

One of our vacation destinations this past week was Death Valley. We stopped at Father Crowley Overlook to drink in the view. A nearby Park Service ranger told us the Navy practiced flying jets through the narrow canyon, bordering the Overlook, called Rainbow Canyon. 28 more words

Little red salmon

The wolves of Southwest Alaska share something in common with the wolves of Denali, according to a new National Park Service-sponsored study, they love fish – salmon to be specific. 1,211 more words

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The Unoffical History of America's National Parks

The video below is the unofficial history of the National Parks of the United States. It’s a lo-fi lesson in history with a bit of humor thrown in for good measure. 40 more words

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Lost in Alaska

Once more a visitor to the north has gone missing in the Alaska wilds.

This time, according to rangers at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, it is 34-year-old Nick Larsen from Oregon. 850 more words

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Acadia & Mount Desert Island Facts From The Back Of A Fridge Magnet.

by Anura Guruge

Click to ENLARGE.

The front of the magnet. Click to ENLARGE.

I like this magnet. I have two of them bought on two different trips — one on our… 109 more words

Anura Guruge

Going Off the Grid on MDW

K jokes with me all the time that I am a terrible naturalist and environmentalist for not loving camping.

I did not grow up camping, so it was something I was never really exposed to. 291 more words

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