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America Needs More Monuments

By: Doug Schnitzpahn

President Obama is creating national monuments at an unprecedented rate. Will that be enough to save America's last best places?

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Conservation News

Protecting the Future of Our National Parks

By: Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan

It’s not all sunsets and s’mores. If the parks are going to last another century, we need to renew our effort to protect and preserve them. From garbage to global warming, here are the challenges—and solutions—ahead.

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Who Owns the National Parks?

By: As told to Patrick Doyle

Should the national parks be turned over to state management? Former Senator Mark Udall and Representative Rob Bishop sound off.

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