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Thursday, March 29th, 2012

  • Some environmental heavyweights -- E.O. Wilson, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Sylvia A. Earle, Thomas E.

  • A proposal by the Obama administration to run a massive power transmission line across the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area drew quick condemnation Thursday from the National Parks Conservation Association.

    “Today’s announcement by the Obama administration of the National Park Service’s 'preferred alternative' to allow massive 200-foot to

  • Carolyn Ward, chief executive officer of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, has been honored by the White House for her organization's efforts to get kids outdoors.

    Ms. Ward was one of 13 leaders recognized as [i][b]Let’s Move!

  • The RMS Titanic and the Marconi wireless station on Cape Cod crossed paths a century ago on a dark day for history.

  • The nine wolves now roaming Isle Royale National Park represent the lowest total ever counted since annual observations of wolves and moose on the Lake Superior island began in 1958, raising concerns that the predators might soon be gone from the park.