The Future of America’s National Parks

In 2016, America celebrated the 100 year anniversary of the National Park¬†Service, a government-sponsored effort to preserve and protect the country’s most amazing national spaces, and ensure that they are never sold or exploited for profit or other short-sighted ends. The National Park Service Centennial Act Just recently, President Obama signed the National Park Service…

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How Was Yosemite Formed?

If you’ve ever been to Yosemite Valley, you’ve no doubt stood and stared in wonder at the unreal vista that greets you as you peer at the sweeping meadows and granite cliffs. There is arguably no place on the entire planet that is as perfectly picturesque, as seemingly well-composed as though it were created with…