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An early morning hike near Joshua Tree National Park

Say you're out exploring in your favorite national park—skirting the base of a rock formation in Joshua Tree, or making your way to the windswept coast at Acadia. You're just getting into a rhythm when the trail takes a turn and you see, instead of an empty horizon, a house and driveway. Huh...



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RT @Adrian_Benepe: Salt marshes are said to be the cradle of life. They are also just beautiful. @audubonsociety @tpl_org @sierraclub http:…
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RT @citygreener: Want to help create VT's newest State Forest? Check out this great opportunity from my colleagues @tpl_org https://t.co/wZ
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No space, no problem! Echo Park’s newest park does a lot with a little space- http://t.co/ghTvpIlxGr