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Monday | National Parks Traveler

National Park Service Promotes Parks As Economic Engines

National parks generated $26.5 billion in economic activity last year. Zion National Park contributed $185.5 million/ Deby Dixon photo of Zion Canyon "...if it cannot be occupied and cultivated, why should we make a public park of it? If it cannot be occupied by man, why protect it from occupation? I see no reason in that."

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KSL-TV

Drought leads to water restrictions in S. Utah

Many farmers and residents in southern Utah will no longer be able to use water from the Virgin River because of ongoing drought conditions that have greatly diminished water levels in the river and its tributaries.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Utah condors hatch first wild-born chick

The California condor is one of the most critically endangered birds in the world, but a new member has joined the family flock in a new location.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

BYU Magazine

SIMPLER, BRIGHTER, STRONGER

Anyone who's romped in the red rocks of southern Utah would have felt at home in the MOA exhibit Simpler, Brighter, Stronger: Early Modernism and Southwest American Art .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Wonders of the West

Uncover some of the most unique people, places and sites that the west has to offer in "Wonders of the West."

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Wonders of the West

Uncover some of the most unique people, places and sites that the west has to offer in "Wonders of the West."

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Drones banned at Sleeping Bear Dunes

A policy memorandum is signed Monday that prohibits launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service, which includes Sleeping Bear Dunes.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

CNET News.com

As National Parks issue drone bans, some states fall in line

Park rangers say unmanned aerial vehicles have disturbed wildlife across the country's public lands and waterways, including the bighorn sheep of Zion, seals in Monterey Bay, and peregrine falcons in Yosemite.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Zion National Park rangers on lookout for holiday DUIs

If you plan on driving to Zion National Park during the Independence Day weekend, don't do it tipsy - rangers will be looking for you.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Gettysburg National Military Park

Unmanned Aircraft To Be Prohibited in National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

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MacRumors

Toyko, Zion National Park Added to Apple Maps Flyover Feature

Apple has added two new locations to its Maps Flyover feature in iOS, including Tokyo, Japan and Zion National Park in Utah.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Seward City News

Unmanned Aircraft to be Prohibited in America's National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

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National Parks Traveler

Trails I've Hiked: Zion National Park's Angels Landing Trail

The Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park in Utah is one of the most talked about trails in the National Park System, due to its precarious nature high over Zion Canyon and the spectacular view of that canyon.

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Ubergizmo

U.S. National Parks Ban Unmanned Aircraft

Early May, we did bring you word that drones were not welcomed at the Yosemite National Park as well as at Zion National Park .

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: It's A Drone! Cover Up

After the Los Angeles Kings won hockey's Stanley Cup last week, some jubilant fans were celebrating in the streets when seemingly out of nowhere, a drone suddenly hovered nearby, its cameras silently taking pictures for only-who-knows.

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