National Parks

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    Wildflowers of the Indiana Dunes

    Indiana Dunes National Park in northeastern Indiana is full of unique ecosystems created by the tall sand dunes along the shore of Lake Michigan. Lots of people visit this park…

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    Making Garden Magic Bloom

    Today’s post is from Barbara Martin. On May 1,  five friends and I (we've dubbed ourselves the Secret Magic Garden Society) staged a fundraising event to restore the long-ignored and,…

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    Field Trip Notes From Congaree National Park

    Thirty minutes from Columbia, South Carolina—and not that far out of the way for anyone traveling to the beach on the Atlantic Coast—Congaree National Park is waiting to be explored.…

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    Holiday Display at the United States Botanic Garden

    Every year, I try to visit the USBG for each season, however the winter holiday display is one of the best--and this year it celebrates National Parks and Historic Places.…