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National Parks Traveler: New Allosaurus From Dinosaur NM, And Saratoga National Historical Park

National Parks Traveler Podcast

Release Date: 01/26/2020

National Parks Traveler: Wild Yellowstone and the Public Lands Alliance show art National Parks Traveler: Wild Yellowstone and the Public Lands Alliance

National Parks Traveler Podcast

Join us for a trip, at least an audio trip of sorts, to the heart of Yellowstone National Park and its wild kingdom. A place where wolves, grizzlies, and elk roam free and sandhill cranes catch your attention with their curious chortling. And Dan Puskar, the president and CEO of the Public Lands Alliance, discusses how its membership works to provide educational and interpretive materials for the parks, and how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted those groups.

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National Parks Traveler: Richard Louv and Our Wild Calling, Mission San Juan show art National Parks Traveler: Richard Louv and Our Wild Calling, Mission San Juan

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National Parks Conservation Association's Theresa Pierno discusses the impact coronavirus is having on the National Park System, and we have a conversation with author Richard Louv on his latest book, Our Wild Calling: How Connecting With Animals Can Transform Our Lives, and Save Theirs. And Lynn Riddick concludes her four-part series on San Antonio Missions National Historical Park with a visit to Mission San Juan.

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National Parks Traveler: Coronavirus in the Parks, Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions NHP show art National Parks Traveler: Coronavirus in the Parks, Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions NHP

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A roundtable of park experts, including former NPS Director Jon Jarvis, discuss the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the National Park System. And Lynn Riddick looks at Mission Espada at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

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National Parks Traveler: Mission Concepción In San Antonio, High-End Lodgings In The Parks show art National Parks Traveler: Mission Concepción In San Antonio, High-End Lodgings In The Parks

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National Parks Traveler continues its tour through San Antonio Missions National Historical Park as Lynn Riddick visits Mission Concepción, and David and Kay Scott discuss the high-end national park lodges you would stay in if money were not an object.

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National Parks Traveler: Mission San Jose and The Water Desk show art National Parks Traveler: Mission San Jose and The Water Desk

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This week we feature Lynn Riddick's segment on Mission San Jose, the first of a four-part series on San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas. We also talk with Mitch Tobin, Director of The Water Desk at the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, to understand why his organization is underwriting journalism revolving around the Colorado River.

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National Parks Traveler: Parks For Newbies, San Antonio Missions, And Voices From The River show art National Parks Traveler: Parks For Newbies, San Antonio Missions, And Voices From The River

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This week we have a wide-ranging discussion about visiting the parks with Jason Epperson from the America’s National Parks podcast and David and Kay Scott, authors of The Complete Guide To the National Park Lodges. We preview upcoming podcasts on the missions of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and recap our series on the Colorado River and its impacts on Canyonlands National Park and Glen National Recreation Area.

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National Parks Traveler: Colorado River Economics, Rebranding Bandelier National Monument show art National Parks Traveler: Colorado River Economics, Rebranding Bandelier National Monument

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A New Mexico group is opposed to turning Bandelier National Monument into Bandelier National Park. We discuss that issue with Tom Ribe, executive director of Caldera Action, a nonprofit advocacy group in New Mexico.

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This week’s show kicks off our coverage of the Colorado River and how its health, or lack of health, impacts Canyonlands National Park and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah. We also take a peek at Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota and what awaits intrepid park travelers who put it on their to-do list.

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National Parks Traveler: Accessible Parks, Utah's Dismantled Monuments show art National Parks Traveler: Accessible Parks, Utah's Dismantled Monuments

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Candy Harrington discusses her book on accessibility in the National Park System's lodges. Cory MacNulty and Erika Pollard from the National Parks Conservation Association’s Southwest Regional Office discuss the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plans for managing the greatly reduced in size Bears Ears and Grand Staircase monuments, and the roughly 2 million acres that were pulled out of the monuments so they could be opened to mining, grazing, and other resource-impacting activities

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We sit down with the authors of Scenic Science of the National Parks, an Explorers Guide to Wildlife, Geology, and Botany. The book, scheduled to arrive March 31, is a wonderfully new guidebook to help you get the most out of your national park adventures.

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This week’s show, our 50th, looks at a Jurassic Period carnivore dubbed "AJ,"  a new species of allosaurus, found in Dinosaur National Monument in Utah, and takes a short Revolutionary War history tour of Saratoga National Historical Park in New York State.