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Museum of the Rockies Gift Store Enhances Museum Experience with Educational Gifts

Museum of the Rockies Gift Store Enhances Museum Experience with Educational Gifts

December 05, 2017

Cookbooks dating back to Montana’s pioneer days, toy dinosaurs modeled after those that roamed the eastern badlands, and hand-drawn maps of the Treasure State’s national parks are just a few of the gifts and souvenirs that the Museum of the Rockies’ store has on its shelves. The store carries many Montana-made and inspired items that aim to educate visitors and enhance their experiences at the Bozeman museum.

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Southern Nevada Conservancy: Map Tells Story of Red Rock Canyon, Makes Desert Come Alive

Southern Nevada Conservancy: Map Tells Story of Red Rock Canyon, Makes Desert Come Alive

December 04, 2017

Just a 30-minute drive from the bright lights of Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area encompasses nearly 200,000 acres within the Mojave Desert and is renowned for its geologic interest and beauty. It is also the featured public land for Xplorer Maps’ most recently released map, created in partnership with Southern Nevada Conservancy.

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Community Partnership Creates Jobs for Disabled, Provides Service for Montana Business

Community Partnership Creates Jobs for Disabled, Provides Service for Montana Business

November 20, 2017

It started at an ice rink. A conversation between a hockey coach/entrepreneur and a hockey dad/CEO has resulted in a partnership that provides jobs for Missoula’s developmentally disabled population and helps a local business package Made-in-Montana products in travel-friendly and sustainably assembled mailing tubes to ship to locations throughout the world.

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Featured Retailer – Port Book and News, Port Angeles, Washington: Olympic National Park a Favorite in Bookstore

Featured Retailer – Port Book and News, Port Angeles, Washington: Olympic National Park a Favorite in Bookstore

September 14, 2017

 With 75,000+ new and used books and more than 2,000 different magazine titles, Port Book and News is considered one of the top independent bookstores in western Washington […]

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Indiana Mom Wins Contest and Gives Prize to Park Ranger Brother Who Helps Protect National Parks, Yellowstone National Park Wins Vote for Favorite Park

Indiana Mom Wins Contest and Gives Prize to Park Ranger Brother Who Helps Protect National Parks, Yellowstone National Park Wins Vote for Favorite Park

August 29, 2017

 “I’d love to give this framed print to him as a gift for all of the hard work he’s done and the passion he has for protecting our parks,” Kaylin said. […]

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National Park Birthday Give-Away!

National Park Birthday Give-Away!

August 18, 2017

 Happy 101st Birthday National Park Service!  First and foremost, thanks for all you do in protecting these amazing lands and educating our public. [...]

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Former Teacher Collects Multiple Xplorer Maps’ Prints for “Family of Map Lovers”

Former Teacher Collects Multiple Xplorer Maps’ Prints for “Family of Map Lovers”

June 22, 2017

Joan Sullivan - a former teacher in San Francisco has EVERY map of Xplorer Maps - she's running out of wall space. [...]

 

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Globetrotting Artist Illustrates Old-World Style Maps, Partners to Build Montana Business

Globetrotting Artist Illustrates Old-World Style Maps, Partners to Build Montana Business

June 22, 2017

    by Shannon Furniss While sketching the migrating wildebeests and zebras from the rooftop of his SUV in southwestern Kenya, Chris Robitaille never dreamed he would someday be drawing the roaming grizzly bears  […]

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Featured Retailer: My Home in Montana a Hotspot for Tourists + Valued Partner

Featured Retailer: My Home in Montana a Hotspot for Tourists + Valued Partner

May 04, 2017

Located in downtown Ennis, Montana, Tammy Haas's shop is a popular place for Yellowstone Park visitors, and they love the Xplorer Maps products. [...]

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National Park Week 2017 – April 15th-23rd

National Park Week 2017 – April 15th-23rd

April 13, 2017

Every year during the month of April, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite everyone to celebrate America’s treasured places  […]

 

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Happy 100th Birthday National Park Service

August 25, 2016

Happy Happy Birthday NPS and THANK YOU! On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the into law the “Organic Act,” creating the National Park Service and the rest is history! Xplorer Maps sincerely thanks the National Park Service for a century of preserving our countries most beautiful and historic places so our future generations […]

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Montana Trivia Facts

February 08, 2016

The “Last Best Place has plenty of trivia that even native Montanans may not know.  Check these out and comment below if you have any other fun facts about this incredible state! 1.)  Montana has the greatest grizzly bear population in the lower 48.  No wonder the griz is the state animal.  Visitors in the […]

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