Posts in protecting public lands
The Enchantments

The Pacific Northwest Summers are absolutely incredible. Although we get only four months of consistent sunshine, those four months seem to make up for the rest of the year. My husband and I told ourselves that this Summer, we would spend more time backpacking in the wilderness areas of Washington. On the top of that list was the Enchantments.

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100 Years: National Parks Conservation Association

Do you remember your first step into a national park? I was an awkward 12 year old just beginning to appreciate what the word “travel” meant. My parents didn’t like to travel much, so I frequently tagged along with my best friend, Alessandra on every opportunity I could when her parents took their Summer road trips. My first visit to a national park was Biscayne National Park in Southern Florida just outside of Miami. I  remember the aromas of the emerald river canals…

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