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Happy Birthday, Yellowstone!
preserving public land. It’s thanks to this decision that we get to enjoy parks like Yellowstone today. This March will mark the 147th anniversary of the famous area, and it will be a reminder of the legacy of national parks. Yellowstone set the stage for the preservation of land for public use, “as a public park for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.” How lucky are we to have access to this national treasure right in our backyard! Happy birthday, Yellowstone. Make sure you get out and enjoy the park’s magnificent beauty this month.
All are passionate about preserving this wilderness filled with wildlife, mountains, valleys, geysers, and other natural wonders. It was the explorers’ documentation of the land — Thomas Moran’s paintings, William Henry Jackson’s photographs, and others’ descriptions of the area — that convinced Congress two years later that the area needed to be preserved instead of turned into settlements. On March 1, 1872, Yellowstone National Park became the first national park in the U.S., kicking off a legacy of protecting and
Can you imagine the U.S. without national parks? It wouldn’t be the America we know today if it weren’t for some intrepid and passionate explorers who appreciated the untouched beauty of the West and made sure others saw it, too. The year is 1870, and people are gathered around a campfire situated beneath the cliffs of the Madison Plateau in Montana. It’s a group of adventurers exploring the West. The group includes artists, like Thomas Moran, photographers, like William Henry Jackson, naturalists, and authors eager to enjoy the wonders of the region. 4 (307) 885-4337 | www.drlivingstondds.comwww.drlivingstondds.com
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