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Table of Contents

Society News, Notes & Mail

Announcing the Richard West Sellars Fund for the Forum / Jennifer Palmer


Letter from Woodstock: Values We Hold Dear / Rolf Diamant

Civic Engagement, Shared Authority, and Intellectual Courage / Rebecca Conard and John H. Sprinkle, Jr., guest editors


Planned Obsolescence:
Maintenance of the National Park Service’s History Infrastructure

John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

Shining Light on Civil War Battlefield Preservation and Interpretation:
From the “Dark Ages” to the Present at Stones River National Battlefield

Angela Sirna

Farming in the Sweet Spot:
Integrating Interpretation, Preservation, and Food Production at National Parks

Cathy Stanton

The Changing Cape: Using History to Engage Coastal Residents in
Community Conversations about Climate Change

David Glassberg

Interpreting the Contributions of Chinese Immigrants in
Yosemite National Park’s History

Yenyen F. Chan

Nānā I Ke Kumu (Look to the Source)
M. Melia Lane-Kamahele

A Perilous View
Shelton Johnson

Some Challenges of Preserving and Exhibiting the African American Experience:
Reflections on Working with the National Park Service and the Carter G. Woodson
Home National Historic Site

Pero Gaglo Dagbovie

Exploring American Places with the Discovery Journal:
A Guide to Co-Creating Meaningful Interpretation

Katie Crawford-Lackey and Barbara Little

Indigenous Cultural Landscapes:
A 21st-Century Landscape-scale Conservation and Stewardship Framework
Deanna Beacham, Suzanne Copping, John Reynolds, and Carolyn Black

A Framework for Understanding Off-trail Trampling Impacts in Mountain Environments
Ross Martin and David R. Butler

Seeking Park-based Science Information: Interpreters at the Gate
Martha Merson, Cynthia Char, Nickolay Hristov, and Louise Alle

Status and Extent of Aquatic Protected Areas in the Great Lakes
Scott R. Parker, Nicholas E. Mandrak, Jeff D. Truscott, Patrick L. Lawrence, Dan Kraus,
Graham Bryan, and Mike Molnar

The National Park Service LGBTQ Heritage Initiative: One Year Out
Megan E. Springate