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2011-04-18 10:23:00

--National Parks Across the Country Are FREE In Honor Of Week-Long Celebration-- --Discover National Park Week Events in Your Neighborhood At NationalParkWeek.org-- WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, and the National Park Service are inviting people everywhere to experience the beauty and wonder of America's nearly 400 national parks for FREE during National Park Week 2011 which officially began...

2011-04-14 09:11:00

Visit www.first-bloom.org to Vote for Your Favorite Garden Design April 15-May 16 Voters Are Entered to Win One of Three National Park Prize Packages WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced the unveiling of the 2011 "First Bloom" Garden Design Contest.

2011-04-13 10:46:00

--National Park Foundation Invites People Everywhere to National Park Week April 16 - 24 Celebrating "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" -- WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is teaming up with the National Park Service to celebrate National Park Week 2011 April 16 - 24.

2011-04-12 00:00:27

Celebrate Earth Day while protecting our National Parks with a purchase from ThinkRespectProtect.com. 10% of all April and May sales through ThinkRespectProtect.com will be donated to the National Parks Conservation Association.

2011-04-10 15:37:00

Court Halts Bloomberg Plan to Cede Landmark Structures In Brooklyn Bridge Park for Private Development; Judge Calls Justifications for Federal Giveaway A "House Of Cards" BROOKLYN, N.Y. April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a sweeping decision, United States District Judge Eric N.

2011-03-29 11:21:00

--America Celebrates "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" During Week-Long, Fee FREE Event April 16 - 24-- WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is once again teaming up with the National Park Service to kick off National Park Week 2011 April 16th - 24th.

2011-03-21 18:27:00

Jarvis Application of Consistently Applied NPS Ban on Major Sporting Events Upholds Sanctity of Colorado National Monument, Other National Parks; Bad Precedent Seen if Parks Are Opened Up as Sites for Major Commercialization That Is Inconsistent With Mission of Preserving Unspoiled Outdoors TUCSON, Ariz., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Rick Smith, a former superintendent at Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks and an...

2011-02-08 13:36:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Valentine's Day approaches, many strive to plan romantic activities or getaways.

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2011-02-01 11:44:30

According to findings released by an expert in Arctic paleontology, fossilized tracks from two newly discovered prehistoric birds have been found in Alaska's Denali National Park.

2011-01-20 07:59:00

-- One 'Click' At www.lowes.com/give Supports America's National Parks -- WASHINGTON, Jan.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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