August 25th 2013 – BURNING AND LEARNING NEWS

BURNING AND LEARNING NEWS:
WHILE FIRES RAGE WE RENEW OUR APPRECIATION FOR WILDERNESS, AND THE VITAL ROLE OF LANGUAGE IN HOW WE SEE AND TREAT OUR EARTH, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 97TH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE
On certain “fee-free” days throughout 2013 enjoy free entrance to all national parks including Muir Woods and Yosemite Park.
AND WE’LL TALK ABOUT WHY WE HAVE FREE ENTRANCE ON THESE DAYS—WHY MLK, JR., WHY APRIL 22-26, WHY AUGUST 25, AND CELEBRATE THE EXTRAORDINARY CITIZENRY SHAPING OUR LAWS, LAND, AND MORAL LANDSCAPE
–AN HOUR OF REFLECTION ON THE CLASSICS, FROM GILGAMESH AND HOMER AND MILTON TO HENRY DAVID THOREAU, AND MODERN HEROES INSPIRED BY EPIC LANGUAGE

NOTE TODAY!~Yosemite park waves their usual $20 per car fee, and Muir Woods is allowing free entry and free parking.

Free National Parks Day
Participating California National Parks: THESE ARE FREE SUNDAY AUGUST 25 2013
Cabrillo (Normally $5 vehicle fee and $3 entrance fee)
Death Valley $20, $10
Joshua Tree $15, $5
Lassen Volcanic $10, $5
Lava Beds $10, $5
Muir Woods $7
Pinnacles $5, $3
San Francisco Maritime – Always Free
Sequoia-Kings Canyon $20, $10
Whiskeytown $10, $5
Yosemite $20, $10>> Find a National Park near you.

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks | 2013
January 21, 2013 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
April 22-26, 2013 for National Park Week
August 25, 2013 for National Park Service Birthday
September 28, 2013 for Public Lands Day
November 9-11, 2013 for Veterans Day weekend

© Barbara Mossberg 2013

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