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This is a big book on a big subject, written prior to the election of Donald Trump and the intensified war on science that has resulted. The author does not concern himself specifically with national parks but with the overriding effects of the rejection of science on politics, policy, and democracy.
A 60-acre tract of land recently transferred to the National Park Service at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield was the first position of Colonel Franz Sigel’s troops during the Battle of Wilson’s Creek during the Civil War.
Trying to find a parking spot on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park during the spring and summer can be as tricky as ordering an America the Beautiful annual parks pass. Both can take a long time. But beginning March 1, you can avoid the South Rim traffic woes by boarding a shuttle in Tusayan.
You can mix history with hiking at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park in Virginia later this spring with a series of ranger-led hikes on the calendar.
A volcanic crater within a volcanic crater is just one the unique aspects of Crater Lake National Park, a park that has a lake at its heart but which also tracks the fascinating geology of volcanism.
They're back, two weeks early, to nest along the Chesapeake Bay. This webcam operated by the Chesapeake Conservancy is focused on a nest the great blue herons hopefully will raise some young in this spring.

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