For its 100th anniversary, the U.S. National Park Service has erected a handsome if glitchy centennial web portal. Readers can delve into:
- Stories of individual parks (Find Your Park)
- Future plans (Building on Success)
- Visionary Leaders (such as environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas, shown above with a feline friend; Douglas's book, The Everglades: River of Grass, published in 1947, describes "the natural treasure she fought so hard to protect").
- and a call to action (Get Involved); this is always a good idea, especially for a perennially underfunded institution such as NPS