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Uranium mining has left a poisonous legacy in the Four Corners region of the Colorado Plateau-Indian country where Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado come together.
The James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor will be featured on C-SPAN on Monday, May 20 at 9 p.m. The series First Ladies: Influence and Image will examine the life and legacy of Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, wife of President James A. Garfield.
Five months after a "soft" opening, the Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center in southwestern Colorado is set to hold its grand opening Thursday.
By Chris Daniels May 19th, 2013 Memorial Day Weekend--three words that conjure images of summer fun, of long vacation days spent in sunshine and fresh air, the extended hours of all the shopping you could want, great summer foods and a wide variety of shows and parties to entertain your evenings! Provincetown has perfected the art of summer play, ... (more)
Valley Forge National Historical Park will host a Trails Fair in celebration of American Hiking Society's 21st annual National Trails Day.
There are trenches up to 2 feet deep that cut across some trails in the eastern district of Saguaro National Park, deep ruts blamed on horses' hooves, storm runoff and years of natural erosion.
Details about a visit to the St. Louis area of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall were announced Thursday at a luncheon at Sunset Country Club in Sunset Hills.
If you live in Northeastern US you don't have many options for visiting a national park within driving distance.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials have adopted an approach to rid the park of non-native ungulates that are exacting a toll on the park's vegetation and landscape.
Winding into Big Cypress National Preserve, 11 Mile Road isn't much wider than an old swamp buggy trail and can handle only one-way traffic.
State veterinarians in Montana have been sent to examine bison carcasses north of Yellowstone National Park amid fears the bison might have acquired a deadly disease from domestic sheep.
Langlade County's moniker as the 'County of Trails' could get another boost. The public has an opportunity to review and comment on a proposed corridor for the Ice Age National Scenic Trail through southern Langlade County that would connect the existing trail that comes from Lincoln County to the west and winds its way east and south to connect ... (more)
Workers finish installing the last pieces of scaffolding on the Washington Monument to repair earthquake damage May 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is appreciative of the work recently performed by volunteers from Oak Ridge, TN.
Historically, herds of elk roamed across most of the United States and Canada, but the Eastern elk - the only subspecies found east of the Mississippi River - was extirpated in the 19th century.
Desert aurora over Death Valley National Park, California on March 17th. 2013. Believed to be related to a CME solar event that night, which likely triggered what we see.