2021 Western Virtual Cancellations
Home to the world’s tallest trees and the continent’s lowest land elevation, the Western Region boasts the widest variety of natural parks in the nation, including expansive stretches of desert, old-growth forest, breathtaking mountain vistas, and even an active volcano. Explore the remains of native communities dating back tens of thousands of years, or visit historic forts, homes, and trading posts from just a few hundred years ago.
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Manzanar National Historic Site
One Camp, Ten Thousand Lives; One Camp, Ten Thousand Stories. In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were incarcerated during World War II. Browse archival footage, listen to podcasts, or watch a video lecture on the park’s YouTube page.
Muir Woods National Monument
Did you know that the first movement to save the redwoods of Muir Woods was organized by women? In this short video, Ranger Elizabeth shares her research about the history of Bay Area women’s clubs and how racial segregation in the early twentieth century affected environmental and conservation groups.
Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front NHP
Ranger Betty Reid Soskin’s 100th Birthday!
Join Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front NHP in celebrating Ranger Betty Reid Soskin’s 100th Birthday on Sept. 22, 2021. Travel back in time with Betty by watching her ranger-led program, where she discusses her experience as a young African American woman working on the Home Front during WWII, and her perspectives on how we interpret our history.