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Karen Vitek

The National Parks: America's Best Idea: | PBS - 4 views

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    "The National Parks: America's Best Idea is a six-episode series directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan. Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales - from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades of Florida to the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska - The National Parks: America's Best Idea is nonetheless a story of people: people from every conceivable background - rich and poor; famous and unknown; soldiers and scientists; natives and newcomers; idealists, artists and entrepreneurs; people who were willing to devote themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they loved, and in doing so reminded their fellow citizens of the full meaning of democracy."
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    This series is scheduled to be run again during January 2010. Check your local PBS stations.
Karen Vitek

Electronic Field Trip | National Park Foundation - 22 views

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    "National Park Foundation, The Official Charity of America's National Parks: Discover Your Parks Sign In Give Now NPF News: * Happy Holidays! As a gift from NPF, download our free National Parks screensaver! * UL Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship of the National Christmas Tree Lighting * Jordin Sparks, Celtic Woman, Joshua Redman Join National Christmas Tree Lighting * Sheryl Crow, Common and Ray LaMontagne Perform At Nat'l Christmas Tree Lighting * National Christmas Tree Lighting Broadcast Nationally On PBS Beginning Dec 4 * NPF Invites Americans To Honor Veterans Day By Supporting Flight 93 RSS Tell Your Friends Electronic Field Trip The EFT, or Electronic Field Trip, is an interactive, live, educational experience that breaks down the geographic barrier between youth and our national treasures and creates a shared classroom experience with park rangers, fellow students and classrooms across the country."
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