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Visit Our International Sisters

In order to better fulfill the mission of the National Park Service, the NPS has developed a “Sister Park” Initiative. Several NPS sites have developed relationships with national parks in … Continue reading

August 28, 2015

Spread the Love—Thank a Volunteer

We love our volunteers! No matter where volunteers are helping out in the heritage area, they are a very important key to making it work. Throughout the heritage area, volunteers … Continue reading

August 28, 2015

Discover the Beauty of Our Nation’s Other Public Lands

Our public lands offer a chance to experience some of the United States’ best treasures. Public lands include lands maintained by the Corps of Engineers, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

August 28, 2015

Watch Wildlife

When visiting our National Parks — and also when visiting parks in Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage area — look at the animals. But do not approach the animals. There is a … Continue reading

August 28, 2015

Make Art in the Park

If you are an artist, or your kids like to get artistic, then you should get some art supplies together, and #FindYourPark. Or maybe the art you like to make … Continue reading

August 28, 2015

Make a Splash

make a splash — (informal phrase) Attract a great deal of attention. Cause a sensation. Cause a stir. Attract attention. Get noticed. Make an impression. Make an impact. Get the … Continue reading

August 28, 2015

See How the National Park Service & National Heritage Areas Help Transform Communities

The National Park Service and National Heritage Areas make a powerful team when it comes to working with communities. From generating economic activity for park gateway communities to providing grants … Continue reading

August 27, 2015

Go Wild – Experience Wilderness

Ever thought of hiking the Appalachian Trail, or maybe the Pacific Crest Trail? Hundreds of people every year set off into those wildernesses with nothing but their backpacks and their … Continue reading

August 27, 2015

Take a Deep Breath

One of the interesting developments in the last fifty years has been the rising awareness of air quality. Air quality includes a huge range of factors from temperature, moisture, barometric … Continue reading

August 27, 2015

See the Starry Starry Night

Dark skies—and efforts made to lessen the impact of light pollution—fascinate me. It doesn’t matter that I can only identify Orion and the Big Dipper, despite the best efforts of … Continue reading

August 27, 2015


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