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Manassas National Battlefield Park

Culling Of White-Tailed Deer Approved For Antietam, Monocacy, And Manassas National Battlefields

Gunshots could soon be echoing across the Antietam, Monocacy, and Manassas national battlefields near the nation's capital as National Park Service personnel work to bring down populations of white-tailed deer that are far above numbers that can interfere with natural revegetation on the landscape.

A Year In The Parks: From Arches National Park To Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Living in the Rocky Mountains is a great asset when it comes to visiting national parks, for there are so many in just about any direction you head. The past year took me north and south through the region to a diverse collection parks, and I also ventured to Virginia to explore the National Park System.

Climate Change Interns Studying Brackish Ponds In Hawaii, Devising Interpretive Tools At Manassas National Battlefield Park

Interns to the National Park Service's Climate Change Response Program have been creating new interpretive materials at Manassas National Battlefield Park and studying remote, brackish ponds on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Standing In Silence

Stone House, Manassas National Battlefield Park, copyright Kurt Repanshek

During the Civil War the Stone House at Manassas Battlefield was involved in both "First Manassas" and "Second Manassas" as a sanctuary of sorts for wounded soldiers.

During the Civil War, the Stone House area witnessed significant action during the two battles of Manassas, as the adjacent roads became corridors for military movement and the tide of battle swept repeatedly over the crossroads.

Kurt Repanshek

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