Monthly Archives: September 2014

Picture of the Day – Shenandoah National Park.

September 30, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Captured three days ago, this photo shows the view from Buck Hollow Overlook at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Located just 75 miles from Washington, D.C., Shenandoah offers an escape to nature … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – The Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.

September 29, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Established in 1997, the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge works to protect the native plant, fish and wildlife species that live in the Connecticut River watershed. Spanning four states … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Grand Teton National Park.

September 27, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Our public lands give some of the most spectacular views, like this one of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. (Photo by Christina Adele Warburg). The Master of Disaster

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Picture of the Day – South Pacific Remote Islands.

September 26, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today applauded President Obama for his action to designate the largest marine reserve in the world to protect the pristine waters from commercial resource extraction including … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Devils Tower National Monument.

September 25, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Happy 108th to America’s first National Monument, Devils Tower National Monument! On this day in 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt used the Antiquities Act to create the monument. (Photo: C. Velasco). The Master … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

September 24, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Happy first day of fall! This is the perfect time to visit many of America’s amazing public lands and see fall colors. (Photo from Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Charles Wickham). … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive.

September 23, 2014 – Picture of the Day: The fall colors are at their peak on the upper part of the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive in Great Basin National Park. September is a great time to visit! (Photo: National Park … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

September 22, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Though a short distance from the urban areas of Cleveland and Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park seems worlds away. The park is a refuge for native plants and wildlife, and provides routes … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge.

September 20, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Much of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and the surrounding lands were once part of the Great Black Swamp. The 1,500 square mile Great Black Swamp was a vast network of forests, wetlands, … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Great Sand Dunes National Park.

September 19, 2014 – Picture of the Day: Gold season continues with aspens starting to change above the dunes in Great Sand Dunes National Park! (Patrick Myers for the National Park Service). The Master of Disaster

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