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Monday, April 23rd, 2012

  • Sturgeon might have graced Captain John Smith's dinner table when he explored the Chesapeake Bay in 1607-1609, but you'd be hard-pressed to find one in the waters of the national historic trail that bears his name today.

    The Atlantic sturgeon, an "anadromous" fish that spends most of its life in the ocean but comes to freshwater rivers such as Virginia's James

  • Arches and Canyonlands are two red-rock jewels not just of Utah, but of the entire National Park System. Side-by-side, separated only by a thin, two-lane highway, these parks showcase some of the most amazing -- and the most jaw-dropping -- landscapes you’ll ever see.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

  • If you've ever visited Acadia National Park, you no doubt stopped at the Jordon Pond House and had some of their buttery popovers smeared with jam.

  • It's National Park Week, so why wouldn't the grizzlies be out and about in Grand Teton National Park?

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  • Russia to the Rescue of Leopards and Tigers




    On April 9th, the government of Russia created a new national park that bestows globally significant protection on the world’s rarest big cat: the Far Eastern leopard, as well as the critically endangered Siberian tigers.



    “Land of the Leopard” National Park, sequesters 1,011 square miles (262,000 hectares) of tiger and leopard habitat