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Holiday Book Review: "Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition"

Article: Holiday Book Review: "Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition"

SAN RAFAEL, California, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – A sturdy coffee-table is a must for exploring the glorious new in-depth book of essays and photos on America’s wonderful places preserved in their natural state by dedicated philanthropists. “Wildlands Philanthropy: The Great American Tradition,” features essays by Tom Butler with photos by Antonio Vizcaino in a…

America's Five Quietest and Five Noisiest National Parks

Article: America's Five Quietest and Five Noisiest National Parks

WASHINGTON, DC, July 14, 2008 (ENS) – Finding peace and quiet in the national parks this summer just got a little easier with the help of coalition of National Park Service retirees who have compiled a ranking of America’s parks based on their soundscape. The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees, CNPSR, has put together…