When Gavin Gardner submitted a set of three national park vignettes to the LEGO Ideas website last spring, he was hardly prepared for the huge and overwhelmingly positive response he got.
Now Gardner’s idea for a set of LEGOs that celebrates America’s national parks has gotten the 10,000 votes it needed to be placed under oﬃcial consideration by the Danish toy company. If all goes well, LEGO national parks could soon be a reality, and maybe even in time for the National Park Service Centennial this August.
Meanwhile, Gardner’s already come up with ideas for...Read more
Next time you’re planning to spend some quality moments with a loved one, whether it’s a longtime sweetheart, an old friend, or somebody you’re just getting to know, take it outside and make it a hike!...Read more
This post was written for Open Spaces, the oﬃcial blog of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It’s part of a monthly series featuring SCA interns writing about their experiences working to promote, protect and study wildlife on public lands all over the United States. Today, Claire Ellwanger checks in from the Chicago Ecological Services Oﬃce.
The search for orchids had begun. We were crouched on our...Read more