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Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

  • The clock is ticking down to the National Park Service's centennial in 2016, and the focus of the PR campaign has been on attracting a new generation to the parks. But how far should the agency go in trying to lure millennials and a more diverse visitor?

    At least one Park Service veteran wants to see the agency "regain the spirit of John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt."

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

  • The weekend's heavy rains in California brought heavy snows to the High Sierra, and that was enough for Yosemite National Park officials to close the Tioga and Glacier Point roads for the winter.

  • Alternate TextDid this species of bird, a Japanese murrelet, spend a day or two at Point Reyes National Seashore, or was it the somewhat more common Ancient Murrelet?/Japaense murrelet photographed in Japan by Alastair Rae, London, United Kingdom

    If I were to mention