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July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

February 15, 2017 | Blog Post

Celebrating African American Heritage in the National Parks

This February, visit the homes of Harriet Tubman and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn about other seminal figures in black history, including the Pullman Porters, the Tuskegee Airmen and the Freedom Riders.

February 9, 2017 | Feature

Photos of Bears Ears

The designation of Bears Ears marks the first time in the 110-year history of the Antiquities Act that Native American tribes—the Hopi, Navajo, Ute Mountain Ute, Zuni and Ute Indian tribes—have come together to ask a president to designate a national monument. We cannot let Bears Ears become the testing ground for dismantling the Antiquities Act. An attack on one national monument is an attack on them all. This national monument—and the more than one hundred others—are part of what make this land great.

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