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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Editor’s note:  As the Trump administration considers the fate of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, the monument’s place as a climate change refuge for numerous plants and animals is even more important. Guest author Dr. Pepper Trail, an ornithologist and conservation biologist, highlights three species that call the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument home.

The Edmund Pettus Bridge, part of the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail

The National Park Service protects and maintains many African American heritage sites around the country to honor the significant contributions African Americans have made to the nation. To help celebrate Black History Month this February, explore a few of the more than 25 historical sites, from Little Rock, Arkansas, to the U.S. Virgin Islands.  

A layer of smog hangs over the California city of Moreno Valley.

Editor's note: This blog was originally published as a guest commentary for the San Bernadino County Sun. It was written by Sheheryar Kaoosji, the president of the Warehouse Worker Resource Center, and Penny Newman, the executive director of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice in the Inland Empire.

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