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News on US National Parks continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

SD tribe's park expansion for bison irks ranchers

This Sept. 23, 2012 file photo shows buffalo in Custer State Park in western South Dakota.


Related Topix: Oglala, SD, US National Parks, Badlands National Park

7 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Point Reyes National Seashore ranches begin planning process

View from Sir Francis Drake Blvd of Historic B Ranch in Point Reyes Station, Calif.


Related Topix: Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks, Point Reyes Station, CA, Recreational Vehicle, Security, US News, US Supreme Court

11 hrs ago | Everglades National Park

2014 Everglades National Park Reopens Frank Key Channel in Florida Bay

News Release Date: April 21, 2014 Contact: General Park Information , 305-242-7710 Contact: Media Contact Linda Friar , 305-242-7714 Everglades National Park has reopened areas closed to protect the Frank Key Roseate Spoonbill colony during nesting season.The channel running along the west end of Frank Key, and the Carl Ross Key campsite, have been ... (more)


Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks

15 hrs ago |

New Manassas Battlefield Park Superintendent on the Job

Release, National Park Service: As Jon G. James, "JJ" arrives on the job this week, he will bring not only an impressive knowledge of American history, but also a passion to preserve and share events that have shaped our nation.


Related Topix: Manassas National Battlefield Park, Fort Larned National Historic Site

20 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Wind Cave National Park Preps For Controlled Burn Apr. 22

Officials are preparing for a nearly 2,200-acre planned fire at Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Wind Cave National Park, Fire

22 hrs ago |

Student watercolors of parks being displayed

Great Smoky Mountains National Park says as part of National Park Week this week, the watercolors will be on display at Sugarlands Visitor Center and at Park Headquarters through May 12. Well-known parks such as Grand Canyon National Park are included as well as lesser known sites.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Grand Canyon National Park

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Mercury-tainted fish in high-country Yosemite lake

Federal scientists studied mercury contamination in 21 Western national parks for years and last week announced bad news for Yosemite National Park -- the worst-tainted fish in the entire study was in a lake not far from Tioga Road.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science


Two dredging projects to begin next fall at Fire Island National Seashore

The National Park Service has approved a plan to dredge about 60,000 cubic yards of sand at Watch Hill and 10,000 cubic yards at Sailors Haven between October and the end of the year.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Fire Island National Seashore

CBS Local

Palo Alto Climber Injured In Cathedral Range Fall At Yosemite

Authorities say a rock climber at Yosemite National Park had to be rescued by helicopter after falling 30 feet and suffering major injuries.


Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

WATE-TV Knoxville

Suspect enters guilty plea in 2012 Smokies attack, stabbing

The man arrested earlier this year for a 2012 stabbing and sexual assault in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has entered a guilty plea.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

St. Augustine Record

Obamas and thousands of others in Washington area celebrate Easter

As dawn streaked the sky above the Mall on Sunday, April Vance was far from her native California, where she usually celebrates Easter, but she felt right at home.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, Family, Kids, Washington Monument

Schools Matter

Cherry Blossoms

There's nothing like being in Washington, DC during Cherry Blossom season. The Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, the Capitol Building, the Washington Monument and the new World War II Memorial.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

Voting Monday on micro-breweries in Denison

The Denison City Council will vote Monday on an ordinance that would allow micro-breweries and distilleries in the downtown area.


Related Topix: Sulphur, OK, US National Parks, Chickasaw National Recreation Area

The Republic

Indiana Dunes parks showcase overlooked areas

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park have much more than just sand, and new programs at both destinations aim to introduce visitors to the parks' diversity.


Related Topix: Indiana, US National Parks, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

KMPH-TV Fresno

Recreation areas reopening after Yosemite fire

National forest managers are opening recreation areas that have been closed since a massive wildfire scorched areas in and around Yosemite National Park last summer.


Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Mescal Roast, an Apache tradition, returning to Guadalupe Mountains

Submitted photo This stone-lined roasting pit is like those used during the Mescal Roast, coming up April 30 to May 4 at Guadalupe Mountains National Park.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Apache, US National Parks, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Carlsbad, NM

Alabama Live

Look out for ospreys, dolphins at Johnson Beach on Perdido Key

The column The Daily Beach is intended to provide a snapshot of what's happening along the beaches of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, as well as the writer's opinions on issues impacting the coast.


Related Topix: Perdido, AL, US National Parks, Gulf Islands National Seashore

Bellingham Herald

Olympic unveils new Junior Ranger booklet for kids

Young visitors to Olympic National Park can enhance their experience by completing "Ocean Stewards," a new addition to the park's Junior Ranger program.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US National Parks, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, WA, North Cascades National Park

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

EMSA Worker Reflects on Bombing

Michael Murphy worked 72 hours straight in the aftermath of the bombing. He shared how his experience with the disaster influenced how he does his job today.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

Honor Flights vets visit National World War II Memorial

Area veterans traveling Manchester Boston Regional Airport to Washington, DC on Honor Flight to see the national war memorials were greeted by a large group of supporters waving flags and signs of thanks.


Related Topix: US National Parks, National World War Ii Memorial, Concord, NH