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National Park Service Shouldn’t Contribute To Technological Disconnect With Nature

National Parks Traveler – February 11, 2013
By Kurt Repanshek

National Park Service Shouldn’t Contribute To Technological Disconnect With Nature For five days we floated through the deep, ruddy canyons gouged into the landscape of Dinosaur National Monument by the Green River, and for those days not a cell signal was tapped, not a phone conversation heard, not an app applied. It was glorious. Particularly enjoying this technological disconnect was my oldest son, a sound recording engineer who relished the fact that his cell wasn't beeping with texts or ringing with calls. No inbox to check for emails, no deadlines to meet. Just scenery to absorb, rapids to run, and quiet conversation to enjoy. But there's a concern in some…
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