Tag Archives: National Parks

Charles Young Monument preserves enduring legacy

At the turn of the last century a great American hero set an enduring standard of excellence that forged the basis of the modern National Park System. With a “take charge” style of leadership Colonel Charles Young commanded a regiment of U.S. Army soldiers in the construction of improved roads that made it possible for […]

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National Park Saving Snapshots

The National Park Conservation Association wants to impress upon members of Congress the enduring value of America’s federally preserved wild and scenic places. As part of a board campaign to end cuts in government spending meant to protect and maintain our national parks the NPCA wants ordinary citizens across the country to share their favorite […]

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New River Rendezvous Day 1

May 14, 2010 Fayetteville, West Virginia The minute you cross the Ohio River into West Virginia everything seems to change. There’s an immediate influx of lush green as the topography begins to roll through the mountain state. Raised in California I was lead to believe that the only mountains worth a 700-mile drive span ranges […]

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“National Parks” still photographer Quang-Tuan Luong

http://media.blubrry.com/joytripproject/p/joytripproject.wordpress.com/files/2009/06/01-quang-tuan-luong-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to the Joy Trip ProjectIn most films by Ken Burns like the Brooklyn Bridge, Jazz, The Civil War or Baseball he uses historical archive photographs that show us snap shots of time long past. And […]

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“National Parks” Writer Dayton Duncan

http://media.blubrry.com/joytripproject/p/joytripproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/01-Dayton-Duncan-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to the Joy Trip ProjectThe new PBS film series “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” enjoyed its world premiere at the Mountain Film Festival in Telluride Colorado.  Festival attendees had the opportunity to see all […]

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