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Big Differences Between National Parks And Forests
"...Editor, Just read the article “Day Trips: Happy birthday National Park Service!” [Aug. 24]. As a point of reference,..."

Aug. 26, 2012 Postmarks

Earth Day: Parks Through Prints
See America's natural wonders via the Fifty-Nine Parks Series
"...Earth Day jetting around the country and visiting our national parks (and what kinda respect for the environment would..."

April 19, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Texas Parks Get Drilled
Sierra Club files suit over Bush loosening of oil-and- gas rules
"...slant on drilling for oil and natural gas under national parks – including here in Texas, at places like..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Parks Under Pressure
Will a recent presidential executive order mean more hunting on federal land?
"...more outdoorsy readers may have noted that Saturday was National Hunting & Fishing Day. Next year, it may be..."

Sept. 25, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Padre Island National Park Needs to Be Protected
"...Most people think that national parks should be reserved for recreation, preservation of natural..."

Dec. 16, 2003 Postmarks

The Hightower Report: Let's adopt the GOP's national platform
Collective bargaining? UN support? Is this the same GOP?
"...The document also supports the Postal Service, the United Nations, equal rights for women, expanding our..."

March 8, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

Texas Parks in Harm's Way
New report sounds alarm that Texas parks are being financially starved, warns that many of the state's open spaces and parks are under immediate threat
"...Risk," which not only sounded an alarm that Texas parks are being financially starved, but also warned that many..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Day Trips
Happy birthday National Park Service!
"...Happy 96th birthday to the National Park Service, and a thank you to the more..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Natural State
San Antonio-based Presidian wants to enter into public private partnerships with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
"...project could provide a partial solution to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's financial woes. The problems facing Texas..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

The Hightower Report
Proud "partners" corporatize our parks
"...While we Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of our National Park Service, America's so-called "leaders" are aggressively commercializing our..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

Keeping Our Land Public
Stretch of undeveloped land in far West Texas focus of unusual ownership debate
"...was intended to be a preservation area. Preservation and parks are mutually exclusive."..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
Bush's Homeland Hokum; and Ralph and Mary's Park
"...valiant defender. For example, he scooted over to the National Counterterrorism Center last month for a PR tour and..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Austin May Join Effort to Buy Aquifer Property
Finally! A piece of environmentally sensitive property that won't be developed.
"...with the Hill Country Conservancy that would apply for National Parks Service's Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program. George..."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Naked City
Environmentalists fear natural gas well will interfere with sea turtle nesting
"...The National Park Service announced last month that BNP Petroleum Corporation's..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Hightower Report: Déjà Vu All Over Again
The official National Republican Party policy document is the Republican Party platform of 1956
"...The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing..."

July 22, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Elisabet Ney Museum is headed for a makeover, Austin photographer Sean Perry takes the prize in New Mexico, and Chronicle arts writer Barry Pineo gets a publishing deal for an acting book.
"...Save America's Treasures is a public-private partnership of the National Parks Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation,..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Christmas in September
General Land Office transferring Christmas Mountains to TSU
"...whom proposed that the land be transferred to the National Parks Service. Patterson had originally planned to sell the..."

Sept. 15, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Off the Desk:
"...Childress, and replaced him with David Vela, a former national parks service site director...."

Oct. 25, 1996 News Feature

Council Preview: Wildhorses, Salamanders, Elephants
Only 51 items on today's agenda – but plenty of potential land mines
"...• Workingman's Dues: The recently liberated Development Services Department is planning an "Expedited Permit" program to let..."

Sept. 2, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Day Trips
" 1720, it serves as the headquarters for the National Parks Service (210/229-4770 or, which runs the missions..."

July 18, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Reclaiming the Land
"...definitely wouldn't want the Texas approach applied to the national park system," says Dave Simon, Southwest regional director of..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Day Trips
"...National parks in Texas tend to be overshadowed by the..."

June 14, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Hightower Report
Light rail – it's not just for lefties anymore; and parks officials are forced to be Bush spokesmen

July 16, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Health care fight proves that The People can prevail; and what happened to Ranger George?
"...When you go into America's national parks, your eyes and soul soak up the experience..."

June 13, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Last call for summer fun
"...Every year the national and state parks in Stonewall and Johnson City hold..."

Aug. 14, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

GLO Chief Versus Federal Law
GLO chief makes wrong statements, possible admission of breaking federal gun law
"...night, Patterson said, "When I'm in a state or national park, I'm armed."..."

May 2, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Nothing Is Done Alone' Extended Interview
The TxCC and their role in Bastrop's recovery after the fires
"...learning about how they now fit in to the national scheme of disaster services...."

Dec. 2, 2013 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

How Green Grows My County?
'Greenprints' aim to protect our most precious natural lands
"...of what's envisioned – a "greenprint" is to new parks and conservation lands. The greenprinting process identifies high-priority areas..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Hightower Report
Axing Our National Parks; and Connecting the Dots to CEO Pay
"...AXING OUR NATIONAL PARKS America's network of national parks is a natural..."

July 7, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
A thousand cuts
"...While our presidents praise America's magnificent national park system, they're not maintaining them. Bill Clinton, for..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

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