The National Park Service will celebrate its 99th anniversary this month by waiving the entrance fee at all 408 of its parks, monuments and other sites, a prelude to the agency’s centennial celebration in 2016.
This year’s edition of GO Day, which is a joint project undertaken by federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the outdoor recreation industry, focuses on encouraging underserved communities and first-time visitors to enjoy public lands, as well as reconnecting children with the outdo
Wildflowers are enticing treasures for wilderness lovers each year. They come in countless varieties and yet can be so fleeting. They sprinkle wild landscapes with color and send subtle fragrances into the nearby air.
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced Senate and House versions of the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act, which would provide incentives for states to combat the trend of kids and families spending less time outside.