"New Quarters Will Showcase National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, Forests"

"Hot Springs National Park, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon National Parks and Mt. Hood National Forest will be the first sites commemorated in a new quarter-dollar program announced today by the United States Mint.

Starting in April 2010, the America the Beautiful Quarters Program will begin producing quarters with tails side designs that showcase a national park or other federally preserved area from each state, U.S. territory, and the District of Columbia."

Environment News Service had the story September 9. 2009.

Thursday, September 10, 2009