National Parks: the Next 100 Years
volume 31 no 2
While putting together this special edition celebrating our national parks, I was reminded of the first time I visited the Grand Canyon with my family. We spent an hour or so soaking in the view of the vast void, then, after a short run through the model Hopi House gift store, we turned around and left.
I would have loved to have walked down one of the canyon trails and spent a night or two sleeping under the stars. But I come from an immigrant culture where our precious vacation days are typically spent …more
- An LA Story
- In the hills near Hollywood, a lone mountain lion is challenging us to prove that humans and wildlife can coexist.
- Finding Time for Our Parks
- Americans are visiting more parks but spending less time in them. What does this mean for the future of our wild spaces?
- Sacred Lands
- The NPS’s efforts to help tribes access sacred sites within national parks is a work in progress.
- Feedback: Letters and Emails
- Talking Points: Local News from All Over
- Digging Deeper: Why Hawking H20 Is Radical
- Earth Island Reports: Battle for Burrowing Owls
- Urban Bird Foundation
- Earth Island Reports: Mining and Salmon Don’t Mix
- Alaska Clean Water Advocacy
- Where the Wild Things Are
- We can no longer think of our cities or towns as exempt from the natural world or as off-limits to wildlife.
- Sharing the Lands we Love
- It’s hard to watch a once-secret gem become overwhelmed with visitors.
- Wild Again
- The restoration of lost carnivores and other key wildlife is vital to the health of our landscapes.
- 1,000 Words: Seeds of Hope
- Rika Mouw
- Our Outdoors Heritage
- Encontrando Mi Parque
- An Ambicultural Journey
- Conversation: Accidental Ranger
- Betty Reid Soskin
- Conversation: Still Unknown, Still Untamed
- Jordan Fisher Smith
- Reclaiming Wonder
- The Making of a National Park
- Why locals want Arizona’s Chiricahua National Monument to become the nation’s next national park.
- Room for More
- There is no better time to put forward a bold vision of an expanded park system.
- A Park that Begs Creating
- Afterword: Righteous Work
- In Review: One Valley, Many Dreams
- Jumbo Wild
by Nick Waggoner
2015, 52 min
- In Review: Intentional Curiosity
- The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling
Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws
Heyday, 2016, 303 pages
- Voices: Building Community through Conservation