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Free National Parks Pass For Military

The National Park Service recently announced that it is now providing annual passes (regularly $80) to active duty military for free. The program commenced on May 19, 2012, Armed Forces Day. For more information about this new program, or about annual passes in general, visit the NPS website.

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Civil War Battlefield Grants

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the award of more than $3.8 million in grants to help with land acquisition at six Civil War battlefields.  Grant projects include easement purchases at Cross Keys, Virginia ($181,125); Tom’s Brook, Virginia ($25,000); Buckland Mills, Virginia ($3,350,060); and fee simple acquisition at Mill Springs, Kentucky ($90,800); South Mountain, Maryland ($149,000); and Bentonville, North Carolina ($45,325).  “We are pleased to provide land acquisition grants to help safeguard these important American Civil War … Continue reading

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Lotus In Motion

The Specs Location: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia Artist: Gordon Halloran (www.gordonhalloran.com) Amenities: Halloran’s free-floating watercolor installations, “Lotus In Motion,” grace gardens such as this one in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Halloran has also collaborated with French designer Eliane Cumet on an exhibition of Lotus en Mouvement for Jardinsjardin, a celebration of design, garden and exterior spaces held at the Tuilieres Garden outside the Louvre in Paris May 31-June 3, 2012. (www.jardinsjardin.com) Cumet was a longtime director of PRO … Continue reading

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THE LEGAL AGREEMENTS SET OUT BELOW GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE WEBSITE FOR NORTHSTAR PUBLISHING, INC. (“Services”). TO AGREE TO THESE TERMS, CLICK “AGREE.” IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT CLICK “AGREE,” AND DO NOT USE THE SERVICES. A. TERMS OF SALE PAYMENTS, TAXES, AND REFUND POLICY The Credits (cost of one credit = $1) used to buy Services can be purchased with these forms of payment: credit cards issued by U.S. … Continue reading

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