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The recent discovery of an animal carcass left behind by a cougar has officials at Dinosaur National Monument reminding visitors about measures they can take to avoid problems with the big cats.
A Washington state grandmother has written a thank-you letter to a state trooper in Idaho for giving her a speeding ticket in an exchange that she said on Thursday was a highlight of her recent holiday there.
The Cottonwood Visitor Center in Joshua Tree National Park will temporarily close August 4 through August 15, due to road construction in the area.
Andrew Wong and Mitzie Kelley of San Francisco cook oysters on the last day of retail business at Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Inverness on Thursday.
The event will feature drum and dance performances, talks on Native American history and culture and Native American crafts.
Weir Farm National Historic Site has opened the Weir Art Farm Academy in partnership with Dmitri Wright, the park's master artist/instructor.
The enormous conflagration known as the Rim Fire was in full fury, raging swiftly from crown to crown among mature trees, when it entered the backcountry of Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada in late August 2013.
This weekend, downtown Middlesboro is preparing to celebrate those qualities that make America great.
A wildfire in Yosemite National Park made a new run that firefighters quickly stopped, and containment lines have kept it from threatening some treasured trees that are among the largest and oldest living things on earth.
For the vast majority of people, the first thing that probably comes to mind when arches cross the mind is, none other, than the "Golden Arches" .
Wednesday's announcement comes after the Department of Interior last month identified public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for relocated Yellowstone bison.
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Stephen Gutowski said he was excited to exercise his rights for the first time since he moved to the D.C. area five years ago - so he grabbed his pistol and headed to the National Mall.
Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling... Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in ... (more)
Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling another fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 01:47 am
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