Monthly Archives: July 2005

Nebraska City: Arbor Day Farm’s Tree Adventure

Everyone knows that trees shade and cool our homes, bring songbirds close by, mark the changing seasons, beautify our communities and important, they clean the air we breathe, fight the greenhouse effect, and help keep the atmosphere in balance.   … Continue reading

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Tallgrass Prairie Territory: Heart of the Heartland

Originally spanning portions of 14 states and covering over 142 million acres, the tallgrass prairie was one of North America’s major ecosystems. Today, less than 10% of the original tallgrass prairie remains. Most of it has been converted to farmland … Continue reading

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Stop in Great Plains: Chickasaw National Recreation Area

75 miles south of Oklahoma City, this National Recreation Area is remote but worth to visit. All the springs, streams and lakes make this area naturally pretty. "Peaceful Valley of Rippling Waters" is the appropriately description for it.   Leisurely … Continue reading

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Journey to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Located in a curving valley in northern Alabama, Huntsville is the home to the NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center. The city’s main attraction is the US Space and Rocket Center and here I am, taking the self-guided tour.   Exhibits include Rocket … Continue reading

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Chattanooga: Attraction’s Only Natural

The name " Chattanooga" comes from the Creek Indian word for "rock coming to a point". This refers to Lookout Mountain, which begins in Chattanooga and stretches 88 miles through Alabama and Georgia. There’re scenic views abound everywhere.   As the jewel of … Continue reading

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