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Making room for wildlife: 4 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Millions of Americans enjoy observing and photographing wildlife near their homes or on trips. But...

Don’t hike so close to me: How the presence of humans...

Jeremy Dertien, Clemson University ; Courtney Larson, University of Wyoming, and Sarah Reed, Colorado State University Millions of Americans...

Conservation Ecology National parks California Land management Archives Wildfires

Emily Lin, University of California, Merced Editor’s note: As wildfires came dangerously close to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in September 2020, the curator...

National parks – even Mount Rushmore – show that there’s more...

Jennifer Ladino, University of Idaho July 4th will be quieter than usual this year, thanks to COVID-19. Many U.S. cities are canceling fireworks displays to...

Trump’s border wall threatens an Arizona oasis with a long, diverse...

Jared Orsi, Colorado State University A few hundred yards from the Mexican border in southern Arizona lies a quiet pond, about the size of two...

E-bikes are coming to federally owned trails: 4 questions answered

John Freemuth, Boise State University Editor’s note: In August, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced an order stating that electric bicycles will be allowed on all...

Visiting national parks could change your thinking about patriotism

Jennifer Ladino, University of Idaho When I took a post-college job as a seasonal ranger at Grand Teton National Park 23 years ago, I noticed...

Grand Canyon National Park turns 100: How a place once called...

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Few sights are as instantly recognizable, and few sites speak more fully to American nationalism. Standing on the South Rim...

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