Summer in the Parks

  • Visiting the National Parks Before They're Gone

    Aug 8, 2012
    The current states of some national parks, despite our country's efforts to conserve them, are still threatened by climate changes. In the future, they may be radically different, esp...
  • How Our National Parks Define Us

    Aug 2, 2012
    Everyone has their own story to share when they come back from a National Park. When collected together, these stories create a history and a culture. Documentarian Ken Burns joins us...
  • Reconsidering our National Parks

    Jul 31, 2012
    While the detonation of the atomic bomb in 1945 brought about death and destruction, the labs that created this bomb remain quiet and peaceful, albeit largely unseen. A bill in Congre...
  • Finding the American Identity through National Parks

    Jul 4, 2012
    The Fourth of July sparks patriotism for many Americans, and in honor of today's holiday, what could be more patriotic than America's National Parks? Audrey Peterman is the author of ...
  • The Roosevelt Legacy: Conservation of National Parks

    Jun 20, 2012
    President Teddy Roosevelt, prior to his political life, briefly led the life of a rancher. The land left a lasting impression on him, which eventually influenced his conservationist p...