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National Parks

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  • Canada: Take a photo tour along British Columbia coast

    Canada: Take a photo tour along British Columbia coast
    Canada’s Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is the location for a hands-on photo tour offered by Outer Shores Expeditions.
  • Tagging Yosemite is theft, not art

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, Oct. 28: In the 10 million years since the Sierra Nevada heaved from the earth and the colossus that is now Yosemite National Park was created, the artifacts of many life forms have...

    Giant tortoises rally from near extinction on Galapagos island

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservationists said on Tuesday they have brought giant tortoises found on the Galapagos island of Espanola back from the brink of extinction, gaining a foothold strong enough to allow humans to leave the reptiles alone. Numbering...

    Ask Mr. Dad: Daughter shouldn't do heavy lifting with backpack

    Dear Mr. Dad: My daughter's backpack is insanely heavy. I've mentioned this to her teachers and they say that textbooks aren't used much at school and that students shouldn't have to bring them in every day. But because my daughter spends half her time...

    Death Valley marks two key anniversaries with free entry, activities

    Death Valley marks two key anniversaries with free entry, activities
    Death Valley National Park will waive the $20 entrance fee Friday and Saturday to mark anniversaries of two key land-protection laws. Those laws, the 1964 Wilderness Act and the 1994 California Desert Protection Act, shifted Death Valley's status from a...