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  • Shenandoah National Park Trust Funds Research Fellowships At Shenandoah National Park

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    Funding provided by the Shenandoah National Park Trust is enabling park officials to offer a research fellowship program designed to facilitate and encourage scientific research in the park. Research funded through this program will center on the physical, biological, ecological, social, and cultural sciences. The funding will support projects conducted in the park and help […]

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  • Wahington Post “A Goal’s Summit in Sight”

    Story by: Christy Goodman Published: September 15, 2011 To raise funds for Shenandoah National Park Trust, Jason Andelman and Kelly Holland will hike 100 miles through Shenandoah National Park, in hopes of raising $5000.  Read the complete story here.

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  • Curio “75 Years Young”

    Story by Allison Killam Photos by Robert Boag and Christine Letsky-Anderson Published June 2011 Shenandoah National Park Celebrates its Milestone Anniversary “It’s so quiet, you can hear the water running,” says Mike Morris.  “The old chimney still stands there.”  Morris, a valley resident, describes the spot where his father was born in a hollow of […]

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  • Albemarle Family “Shenandoah Turns 75″

    Published June 2011 “News the local buzz” highlights Views of Shenandoah photo contest.  Check it out!

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  • The Hook “Trendless Summer-uncovering fun in central VA”

    By Stephanie Garcia Published May 26, 2011 The Hook decided to break down 25 must-dos for the ultimate warm weather Charlottesville experience.  Coming in at number 15 is Shenandoah National Park’s 75th anniversary. “There’s no need to make the trip West to get your national park on- a quick trip to Shenandoah National Park will […]

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  • Daily Progress Feature “Shenandoah National Park’s diamond anniversary prompts push for rock-solid future”

    By David Maurer Published:  May 22, 2011 (Excerpt) There are those who wish to believe that non-sentient things, given enough care and love, can become imbued with a spirit. Many sailors feel this way about ships. The same feeling also can be sensed in a place such as Shenandoah National Park.  Stand on one of […]

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  • Blue Ridge Country Magazine “All Souls Day in Shenandoah National Park”

    Story and Photos by Sue Eisenfeld Published:  May 2010 As the park turns 75, a couple who have enjoyed it for nearly 20 years step in among those whose roots run deep in this land- to before the park ever was. Read the touching story here:  Blue Ridge Country Magazine May-June 2011

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  • Albemarle Magazine: “The Spirit of Generosity”

    By Sloane Beaver and Elizabeth Larner Published:  December 2010 Albemarle Magazine (PDF) highlights Shenandoah National Park Trust in “The Spirit of Generosity- Extraordinary Contributions That Shape Our Community” in its Winter 2010/2011 issue.

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  • Daily Progress Feature: “Reel exhilaration”

    By David Maurer Published: September 12, 2010 (Excerpt) Imagine for a second dangling hundreds of feet above the ground, clinging by your fingertips to the side of a sheer cliff…    More>>>

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  • Southern Living article – “Shenandoah Secrets” highlights hiking, camping, picnics and lodging

    “Hike, camp, and picnic in this beauty of a park with picks from its biggest fans and our editors. It’s only an hour’s drive from Washington D.C. …” Read More: (includes slideshow) http://www.southernliving.com/travel/south-east/shenandoah-national-park-hiking-cabins-00417000068257/

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  • Daily Progress Feature: Shenandoah National Park Trust Launches Plate Fund Drive Launch

    By David Maurer Published: August 09, 2009 (Excerpt) The trust recently launched a new license plate program, with the hope that it will provide a major, ongoing stream of funds for the park. The project illustrates the type of work the trust does to benefit Shenandoah. It first got legislation approved, which allowed them to […]

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  • LUV 2 HIKE

    Not long ago, most vehicles in Virginia wore the same standard white-and-blue license plates. Today, Virginians can choose from over 200 plate options. College sororities, bowlers, parrotheads, and even the Virginia Society of CPAs have specially designed tags. MORE…

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