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By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Betty Reid Soskin had the distinction of being the oldest active National Park ranger in the country, until she retired last month at the age of 100. She led public programs at the Rosie the Riveter-WWII Home Front National Historical…
By Geoff Bennett
For a year, Rich MacDonald cataloged every bird he saw in his home county of Hancock, Maine, which includes the famous Acadia National Park. His so-called ‘big year’ is cataloged in his book, “Little Big Year, Chasing Acadia’s Birds.” MacDonald…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber
A new report details global warming’s impact on Yellowstone Park, changes that have begun to fundamentally alter its famed ecosystem and threaten everything from its forests to Old Faithful geyser. Such troubling shifts are occurring in national parks across the…
By Adam Popescu, Yale Environment 360
Trekking to and through a national park is one of the joys of an American summer. As COVID restrictions lift, millions are expected to explore the great outdoors. Now, a provocative article examines the deeper history of how these parks…
By Stephanie Sy, Alison Thoet
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has signed into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands.
Supporters say the measure, known as the Great American Outdoors Act, would be the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly 50 years.
By Brian Melley, Associated Press
The Oakland, California-based environmental group said Wednesday that Muir was part of the group's history perpetuating white supremacy.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed an act that provides funding for national parks and public lands. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the details of the legislation, including where the money will come from, and what else…
The Senate has approved a bipartisan bill that would double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maintain national parks.
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