Monthly Archives: September 2013

Political Brinkmanship and Public History

I spent a wonderful week on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast soaking in the last bit of summer. I consider this trip as essential to my mental health and productivity. I tried to ignore the rumbles of a government shutdown throughout … Continue reading

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Residency Kick Off and Serendipitous Cold Call

Today, after many months of planning and discussion, I met with Catoctin’s Chief of Resources and my residency mentor to officially kick off the special resource study. I went over my mental checklist of housekeeping-type items that I needed to … Continue reading

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Conversation Starter: A 21st Century Civilian Conservation Corps?

The National Park Foundation has launched a website to gather ideas for the upcoming NPS centennial in 2016. Scott Breen, a student in Public & Environmental Affairs at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, posted an argument for a 21st … Continue reading

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