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Temporary Closure to Protect Nesting Falcons at Big Bend NP

Temporary Closure to Protect Nesting Falcons at Big Bend NP

January 14, 2021 - BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TX – Beginning February 1st, the National Park Service (NPS) will temporarily close select areas in the Chisos Mountains to protect nesting falcons. In August 1999, the Peregrine falcon was removed from the federal endangered...

Land Donation Closes,  Adding 280 Acres to Florissant Fossil Beds

Land Donation Closes, Adding 280 Acres to Florissant Fossil Beds

Dec. 23, 2020 - On Monday, December 21, the National Park Service closed on a 280-acre donated parcel at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado. This addition creates more access to address wildfire mitigation on the western side of the monument and...

Tumacácori Luminarias Cancelled for 2020

Tumacácori Luminarias Cancelled for 2020

December 11, 2020 - After reviewing guidance from the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and consulting with the U.S. Public Health Service and local public health authorities, Tumacácori National Historical Park is cancelling the...

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It’s a Lensbaby, Baby

It’s a Lensbaby, Baby

I have to admit it, I love my Lensbaby. I know it is probably not logical to “love” an inanimate object, so I suppose I should qualify my original statement. I love what my Lensbaby can do and how it affects an image and yes, how it inspires me. After taking several...