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Saving Trees In National Parks Damaged By Hurricane Irma

Arborist Curtis Tilghman sees the national parks like no one else. He’s been in a tree over the grave of Thomas Edison. He’s cut branches under the shadow of the Statue of Liberty. He’s repaired tree damage in the Chalmette National Cemetery and cut trees from an airboat at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

Big Thicket National Preserve Recovering After Hurricane Harvey

As the Caribbean braces to take the brunt of a second hurricane in three weeks, parks in Texas are continuing to recover from destruction caused last month by Hurricane Harvey. The good news is that Big Thicket National Preserve, which experienced unprecedented flooding, is beginning to return to normal operations.

Exploring The Under Water Wonders Of Fowl Cays National Park

To me, a rather novice scuba diver, the waves rolling across Fowl Cays National Park in the Bahamas looked a little big. We had motored out of Marsh Harbor on Abaco at exactly 9:30 a.m., blue skies doing nothing to distract me from the growing anxiety in the pit of my stomach. Water quality looked good, and as we prepared our equipment it was easy to see the large reef beneath the surface. Apprehension now mixed with pure excitement.