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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,

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.

2013-08-28 23:03:44

Residents of Orland Park who are dealing with pain from an injury, accident, or everyday activity now have a new resource for physical therapy with the opening of Athletico Physical Therapy located

2013-07-29 23:25:46

eTalentShowcase is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2nd annual Asbury Park Comedy Fest, which will take place on August 23, 24 and 25, 2013 in Asbury Park, NJ.

2013-07-20 23:02:32

The Berman Law Group in Florida is now offering West Park, FL, car accident attorney

2013-06-28 23:29:42

Cheap Concert Tickets Announces that tickets for the 2013 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis tour go onsale to the public at 10:00 a.m. local time, Friday, June 28th.

2013-06-27 23:00:30

Cheap Concert Tickets Announces that tickets for the 2013 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis tour go onsale to the public at 10:00 a.m. local time, Friday, June 28th.


Latest Park Reference Libraries

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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