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2 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Designation Of Chaco Culture National HIstorical Park As International Dark Sky Park

A day-long celebration will be held Thursday to mark Chaco Culture National Historical Park's designation as an International Dark Sky Park.


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6 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Survey reduces estimated Michigan wolf population

In this Feb. 10, 2006, file photo, provided by Michigan Technological University, a pack of gray wolves is shown on Isle Royale National Park in northern Michigan.


Related Topix: Michigan Technological University, Isle Royale National Park, US National Parks

10 hrs ago | WFMZ

Projects moving ahead at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Various improvement projects at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will begin in early May, Superintendent John J. Donahue announced Wednesday.


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14 hrs ago | Revelstoke Times Review

SPCA investigating after dog found starved to death near Revelstoke

The BC SPCA is seeking the public's help after a dog that apparently starved to death was found in a box in Glacier National Park.


Related Topix: Canada, Glacier National Park, US National Parks

18 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

I left my heart in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is part of the International Biosphere Reserve, has the largest old growth forest east of the Mississippi River, is one of the most diverse ecosystems in North America, has the densest black bear population in the Eastern United States, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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

22 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

OKC Celebrates 125th Birthday On Tuesday

You will have to bring identification or water bill to prove you live in Oklahoma City.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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

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

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)


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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

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.


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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.


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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.


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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