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Beach Week: A Quest for Sandy Toes that Was So Much More

Beach Week: A Quest for Sandy Toes that Was So Much More

At Beach Week 2021, Beach #20, Gloucester Point Beach Park on the York River, Gloucester Point, Virginia, I met Louis, another avid fisherman. It was his first time at the park. This landscape, once known as Tsenacomoco, was home to some of the tribes in the...

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Recognizing Tribal Sovereignty

Recognizing Tribal Sovereignty

Dancers don regalia to perform at a powwow;Credit: National Park ServiceWhat comes to mind when you read the words “Sovereign Nations of Virginia?” Curiosity? Puzzlement, perhaps? Or maybe you are well aware that there are indeed seven sovereign nations that exist...

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Shifting Streams

Shifting Streams

Photo by Owen Rupp on UnsplashThe United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report released in August of this year generated a great deal of press attention to likely consequences of a warming atmosphere. Generally, we usually think of climate change as...

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100 Years of Stories

100 Years of Stories

Ranger Betty Reid Soskin sits in front of the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front NationalHistorical Park Visitor Education Center. NPS Photo, Luther BaileyAmelia Lowe, Chesapeake Conservation Corps Member at Chesapeake ConservancyTell the stories. And tell them again....

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A Tale of Two Trails

A Tale of Two Trails

Photo by Maksim Shutov on UnsplashAs cooler fall weather approaches a lot of people are expected to be eager for outdoor adventures. Travel to distant destinations may still be constrained by COVID-19 restrictions but there are plenty of opportunities for enjoying...

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Weaving a Stronger Web

Weaving a Stronger Web

Image: Photo by NASA on UnsplashUsing Networks of Networks in Conservation"Multiscalar networks - networks that cross levels or layers - are what turns innovation into widespread systemic transformation" 1While networking is a common term and is one of the most...

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