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2014-03-27 23:25:45

YExplore Yosemite Adventures is offering several waterfall photography and painting workshops in April and May. Yosemite National Park, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Yosemite National Park has received several storms over the past few weeks that have dramatically improved the flow of the park's famous waterfalls. More storms are expected in the coming days which is welcome news after such a dry warm winter. Waterfalls like Bridalveil, Vernal, Nevada, and Yosemite Falls have all seen...

2014-03-26 08:23:48

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park directors and advocates hailed the latest report on city parks released Wednesday by The Trust for Public Land, a leading national non-profit in creating urban parks across the country. The 2014 City Parks Facts report, now available at www.tpl.org/cityparkfacts, is the nation's most complete compilation of data about urban parks in the nation's largest 100 cities. It is created by The Trust for Public Land's Center for City Park...

2014-02-18 08:24:10

Award Winning Country-Rock Songstress Announces Partnership to Write and Perform Anthem for NPCA in Honor of the National Parks Centennial WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving an overwhelming response from her National 2013/2014 "MAGIC" Tour Kick-off Concert and selling out dozens of shows across America including Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia, award-winning songstress Doreen Taylor has been honorably chosen to collaborate with the nation's leading...

2014-02-12 23:01:30

House of Brides celebrates the grand opening of the new wedding superstore in Orland Park with two special events scheduled this weekend. The retailer will welcome Orland Park Mayor McLaughlin to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday and will host a Grand Opening Sale through Monday. Orland Park, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 House of Brides will mark the official opening of its Orland Park salon with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, February 15th at 10:00a.m. Orland Park Mayor...

2014-01-23 23:22:25

The company joins with City Parks Alliance to sponsor Frontline Parks. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 PlayCore, the largest brand of play and recreation equipment and programs in the US has renewed their sponsorship with City Parks Alliance’s Frontline Parks program. Each month, City Parks Alliance recognizes “Frontline Parks” to promote and highlight inspiring examples of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship across the country. The program also seeks to...

2013-12-19 08:27:20

FRISCO, Texas, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection services for businesses and government, announced today that healthcare customer Forest Park Medical Center is implementing Encryptics' Policy Based Protection (PBP) solution across its entire hospital system. Forest Park is a North Texas-based healthcare organization that operates three hospitals in the Dallas area and has other Texas facilities under development in Fort...

2013-12-16 08:20:30

CEDAR PARK, Texas, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that the company has finalized plans to open its 16th global technology center in Cedar Park, Texas. Scheduled to begin operations in the spring of 2014, the center is designed to accommodate more than 80 engineers and support staff as part of an effort to fully leverage Dana's investment in its strategic relationship with Fallbrook Technologies, which is headquartered nearby. Dana...

2013-12-13 23:24:21

Internet marketing expert, Dr. Mike Hamilton, has recently announced that Inception Chiropractic Websites has finished construction of an educational website for Cedar Park, TX chiropractor Jonathon Guymon. Cedar Park, TX (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Internet marketing expert, Dr. Mike Hamilton, has recently announced that Inception Chiropractic Websites has finished construction of an educational website for Cedar Park chiropractor Jonathon Guymon. When contacted at his office, Jonathon...

2013-10-17 23:22:01

After a 16-day government shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 “After a 16-day shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. We are grateful that the dedicated men and women of the National Park Service can return to their jobs serving...

2013-10-17 16:52:12

Modest increases in marketing and outreach to local communities can increase the amount of physical activity that occurs in parks, providing a cost-effective way to potentially improve a community's health, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The project, which examined 50 parks across Los Angeles, found that simple interventions such as increased signage boosted physical activity by 7 to 12 percent over the study period in relation to parks that did not make changes. The findings...


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Yellowstone National Park
2013-04-17 13:14:01

Yellowstone National Park is located in the United States. The majority of the park is located in Wyoming, but there are smaller areas of the park in Idaho and Montana. It is thought that this area was the first to be established as a national park in the entire world. The area was home to Native Americans for about 11,000 years, but was not well known to Americans until the 1860’s, when the first organized explorations were conducted there. The Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th...

Glacier National Park (US)
2013-03-19 14:40:11

Glacier National Park is located in the American state of Montana, south of the Canadian borders of British Columbia and Alberta. The park contains one million acres of varying landscape with a wide range of plant and animal life. It holds two mountain ranges, over 130 discovered and named lakes, and 16,000 square miles of protected unspoiled ecosystem known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The history of human presence in the Glacier National Park area is thought to begin about...

Kobuk Valley National Park
2013-03-19 12:24:53

Kobuk Valley National Park is located in Alaska, 25 miles northwest of the Arctic Circle. The park contains 1,750,716 acres of protected land, of which 81,000 acres belong to the state and to native companies, and is one of the least visited national parks in America. It was first established as a national monument in 1978 by Jimmy Carter under the Antiquities Act, during which time the ANILCA bill was being proposed in Congress. Under this bill, which was signed by Carter in 1980, Kobuk...

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