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1 hr ago | CBS Local
Federal officials are expected to file charges against the person they believe started the wildfire that raged through Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Foothills earlier this year.
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5 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Pods of 35 pilot whales slowly swam Thursday into deeper water off Florida's southwest coast, raising optimism that the strandings of whales on Everglades National Park beaches may soon end on a positive note.
9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Officials in boats monitor the scene where dozens of pilot whales are stranded in shallow water in a remote area of Florida's Everglades National Park, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
13 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler
Carl Ross Key and Frank Key Channel in Everglades National Park will be closed this winter to protect nesting Roseate Spoonsbills.
17 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
Wildlife workers are returning to Everglades National Park in Florida to try to lead 41 pilot whales out of dangerously shallow waters and back to the ocean waters where they belong.
Starting December 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014 , boaters can apply for the lottery for the 2014 high use season multi-day river permits through Recreation.gov.
In this week's cover story, " The Sand Creek Massacre Healing Run honors the past, but is heading for the future ," Patricia Calhoun chronicles the fifteenth annual Healing Run, marking the November 29, 1864 massacre of 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho -- most of them women, children or elderly men -- by volunteer troops led by Colonel John Chivington.
Attempts to overhaul the nation's immigration system have been stalled for months in the Republican-controlled House, where leaders are refusing to consider a bipartisan Senate proposal passed last summer.
Six short-finned pilot whales have died and about 45 other whales were trapped Wednesday in shallow water off Florida's Everglades National Park.
Marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing a pod of whales to beach themselves along Florida's Southwest coast off Everglades National Park.
A University of Iowa researcher has discovered that a "Goldilocks" effect applies to the reproductive output of a tiny New Zealand snail-considered a troublesome species in many countries-that may one day help environmentalists control their spread.
An 88-foot-tall spruce that was transported from Washington state to Washington D.C. has been illuminated in a ceremony on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Park rangers can wait years to see a weather event like the one that occurred last week at Grand Canyon National Park.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Democratic leader wrote a letter this week urging the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to give people more time to weigh in on a dog management plan that would add leash requirements in some areas and allow off-leash romping in other parts of the federally protected land.
Gov. Jerry Brown has asked President Barack Obama to overturn his administration's rejection of the state's request of a federal disaster declaration for last summer's Rim Fire.
The cold snap was expected to spread as far south as Texas by the weekend before turning east, AccuWeather meteorologist Tom Kines said.
More than 60 horses and riders arrived in Vancouver for the upcoming Cavalia Odysseo show, which runs Dec. 7 to Jan. 5., on Monday.