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United States National Park Service Birthday!
On August 25, 1916, the United States National Park Service was created by Congress through the National Park Service Organic Act to care for all national parks, historic battlefields, and monuments throughout the country. More than 400 National Parks … Continue reading →24
On August 24, 79, the first recorded explosion of Mount Vesuvius, Italy, was witnessed by the 18-year-old nephew of the Commander of the Roman Fleet. His uncle sailed with ships to rescue survivors, leaving the teen to observe the … Continue reading →
Tag Archives: National Groundwater Awareness Week
From March 5-11, 2017, Groundwater Awareness Week highlights one of the world’s most important resources – groundwater. This week-long national initiative in the USA is sponsored by the National Ground Water Association. Approximately 97% of Earth’s water is found in … Continue reading