A Fracking Boom Ransacks the Four Corners; Tim Vanderpool; NRDC

Native American activists in northwest New Mexico are putting up a firm resistance as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management hands over their homeland to allies in the oil and gas industry.

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The University should provide an ADA accessible Lawn room; Olivia Burke; Cavalier Daily

We as a community must press on toward complete inclusivity by showing overwhelming student and faculty support for an ADA accessible Lawn room.

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See them before they’re gone: Five endangered World Heritage sites; Michael Gebicki; Traveller

Sites of outstanding natural or cultural value don’t always get the respect and care they deserve.

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If you love active holidays, you’ll never want to leave California’s Yosemite; Emma Ledger; Sun

WHEN you think of California, you might conjure up images of superstars, sun-soaked beaches and Hollywood’s famous hills. It’s easy to forget that the Golden State is also home to Yosemite, one of …

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This unattended UNESCO World Heritage site is now America’s most popular National Park; Travel Wires

America is home to a range of national parks that each offer their own natural and cultural gems, but one park has been drawing in the highest number of visitor…

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These are America’s most popular national parks; Talia Avakian; Travel + Leisure

With as many trees as all of Europe, magnificent foliage-filled drives, and a variety of landscapes, Great Smoky Mountains National Park draws…

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Grand Canyon National Park: The first 100 years (give or take a few million); Ed Payne; NBC

The park’s 100th anniversary was Feb. 26, but events are scheduled throughout the year.

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Wildness All Around You: Backpacking the CDT Through Glacier; Michael Lanza; The Big Outside

The air temperature feels not much above freezing, pinching our faces as we hit the trail just after 8 a.m. on our second day of backpacking in Glacier National Park. The still, gl…

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103-Year-Old Woman Becomes Oldest-Ever Grand Canyon Ranger; Real Clear Life

It’s her official responsibility to spreading the word about the park’s beauty.

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The Grand Canyon Turns 100 Years Old. Take a Look at Its History in Photos; Alex Scimecca; Fortune

On Feb. 26, 1919, Congress passed legislation recognizing the canyon as a national park.

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