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Friday, December 2nd, 2011

  • A landscape significant for its role during the Mexican-American war has been added to the National Park System at Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park in Texas.

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  • A recent series of storms has left a white cloak across Lassen Volcanic National Park, where the scenic drive has turned into a wintry playground for visitors.

    "The scenic drive through Lassen Volcanic National Park has been transformed by the recent storms to a scenic winter trail," says Lassen Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz.

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

  • A long project that restored a bit of history has been completed at San Juan National Historic Site, where crews have completed restoration of the water cisterns that lie beneath the plazas of Castillo San Felipe del Morro and Castillo San Cristóbal. <p style="text-ali

  • A half-day symposium will be held Tuesday to explore the economic connections between Joshua Tree National Park and its surrounding communities in California.

    The symposium, in partnership with the Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Twentynine Palms chambers of commerce and the Morongo Basin Regional Economic Developmen

  • The winter solstice is still some weeks off, but an early celebration is scheduled for Sunday at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, where a diverse collection of Native American artists will be displaying pottery, paintings, stone carvings, and other artworks.

    Along with offering their works for sale, the artists will be available to tell stories