Kathy Cherry Books

April 2020

National Park Week Thanks

As National Park Week wrapped up yesterday, I thought a lot about our national parks this past week. I thought about all the memories of our visits there. I also thought about the junior ranger programs, the park rangers and volunteers, the history, the military service, the transportation options, the wildlife, the earth, the past, …

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Bark Ranger Day

As part of National Park Week, today is Bark Ranger Day. Let’s take a guess what this might mean…..bark….like dogs! BARK actually stands for: Bag your pet’s waste Always wear a leash Respect wildlife Know where you can go. These are four great points to remember when bringing your pet to a national park. Enjoy …

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Park Rx Day

Today in the National Park Week, it’s Park Rx Day!  It’s doctor’s orders to get to a park today! Enjoy the mental and physical benefits of being outside!  Listen to the doctor! Happy National Park Week!    

Friendship Friday

Everybody needs a friend! Even the national parks need friends. As part of the National Park Week, today marks Friendship Friday. The national parks need our time by volunteering and our donations to help continue these great treasures. You can help by supporting one of more than 200 philanthropic organizations that partner with national parks …

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Throwback Thursday

National Park Week now brings us Throwback Thursday! History and memories are made each day at the national parks.  Take a moment to reflect on one of your own favorite national park memories today! Enjoy a photo of my own Throwback Thursday of the national parks of a pretty special day in my life and …

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Earth Day

Earth Day is a global celebration encouraging education and stewardship of the planet’s natural resources.  This year celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Take a moment and go online to learn about how we can protect our only planet. Click here to learn more about earth sciences. Click here to learn about the leave …

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Wild Wednesday

National Park Week brings us to Wild Wednesday today! Embrace the wild side of the parks! To celebrate this day, go wild! You can go on a hike in the wilderness; check out some local wildlife; enjoy some wildflowers; check out the night wild skies; or learn about the wild within the national parks online. …

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Transportation Tuesday

National Park Week continues with Transportation Tuesday! National parks share the stories of transportation throughout the United States.  From the railroads promoting the visitation of national parks out West to the many scenic roads and parkways that exist today. Today, the national parks work to reduce congestion with park buses to transport visitors around. People …

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Military Monday

As part of the National Park Week, today is Military Monday. Today, we recognize and honor the service and sacrifice of the U.S. military and also discover connections and opportunities within the parks. The National Park Service preserves and shares the stories of the American military over the last three centuries. The relationship between the …

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As part of the National Park Week, today is Volunteer in the Parks (VIP) Day. Today, we say thank you to the more than 300,000 volunteers within our national parks. Without their hard work and dedication, these parks would not be the same. For anyone looking to volunteer in the national park system, click here …

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