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See the Winged Migration This Autumn

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See NPCA's picks for 11 of the best national parks for fall bird-watching.

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Creating America's 402nd National Park

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Could Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood become America’s 402nd national park site? Show your support and find out how you can help make history.

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Going Underwater to Save Birds

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Researcher Emily Tyner is investigating why thousands of birds are dying at Sleeping Bear Dunes in Michigan. Invasive aquatic animals in Lake Michigan may be key—and she’s launched an innovative new diving program to help.

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Park Fees Should Benefit Park Visitors

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The good news: National parks get to keep almost all of the entrance and recreation fees they collect to help fund visitor services. The bad news? If Congress doesn’t act soon, this could change, and parks could lose this important source of revenue.

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PARK ADVOCATE BLOG: LATEST NEWS

New Video Showcases Youth Who Love Gateway

Interns in the Your Park! Your Health! program at Gateway National Recreation Area, from the new video by National Park Experience.Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an intern at Gateway National Recreational Area? This urban oasis covers more than 26,000 acres of beachfront, salt marshes, grasslands, forest, and wildlife habitat—much of it just outside New York City. Having so much green space so close to one of the largest cities […]

Thousands of Schoolchildren Create Living Flag at Fort McHenry

Approximately 6,600 schoolchildren form the largest living flag of its kind on September 9, 2014 at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland.Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, is probably best known for its famous flag, which billowed over the star-shaped ramparts after a fierce British attack during the War of 1812 and inspired Sir Francis Scott Key to write the Star-Spangled Banner. Earlier this week, nearly 7,000 schoolchildren and volunteers commemorated the 200-year […]

Fishing to Revitalize River Communities

Photo courtesy of the Friends of the Upper Delaware River.The Upper Delaware River in Pennsylvania and New York is one of the best wild trout fisheries in the country. Just a two-hour drive from Manhattan, this region of beautiful rolling farmland features charming small towns dotted with restaurants showcasing local foods. The bucolic landscape, however, belies tensions between residents who hold sharply divergent visions […]

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