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3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

Park officials said Friday that Donald Criswell of Molalla, Oregon, flew an unmanned aircraft over Midway Geyser Basin and near bison on Aug. 19. In early August, rangers charged Theodorus Van Vliet of the Netherlands after his drone allegedly crashed into Grand Prismatic Spring.


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4 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Floating Through The Gates Of Lodore In Dinosaur National Monument

The Green River is one such river, born high in the Wind River Range of Wyoming and flowing steadily down to its confluence with the Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park .


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Agency seeks comment on Arizona Memorial tickets

The National Park Service is accepting feedback on its new offering of "next day" tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.


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13 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Olympic National Park adopts federal policy banning unmanned aircraft

Unmanned aircraft are banned from within the boundaries of Olympic National Park unless there is written approval from Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum, park officials announced Thursday.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Ex-Yosemite Lodge manager indicted on fraud, ID theft charges

A former assistant manager at Yosemite Lodge in Yosemite National Park was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and identity theft charges in connection with guest charges at the lodge, U.S Attorney Benjamin Wagner's office said.


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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Body found in river in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Crews are in the process of removing an unidentified body from the Cuyahoga River in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park near the Highland Road bridge.


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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Man who stabbed, raped woman in Smokies is sentenced

The man who pleaded guilty to stabbing and raping a woman the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will spend the next 27 years behind bars.


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Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.


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Monterey County Herald

Fall, head trauma killed Russian hiker

Authorities say a 20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of blunt force trauma from a fall.


Scientific American

Forest Service Allows Logging Of Burned Trees Near Yosemite National Park

The U.S. Forest Service said on Wednesday it would sell thousands of trees burned in last year's devastating wildfire around Yosemite National Park to loggers in an effort to reduce fuel for future blazes and stimulate the regional economy.


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The Missoula Independent Online

Leave it right here

The nonstop work of policing etiquette in national parks by Jourdan Arenson Ranger Maureen McLean relies on her overwhelmingly gregarious nature to help visitors enjoy wildflower season at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington.


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WLUC-TV Negaunee

Keweenaw park employee named superintendent of Fort Laramie Historic Site

A 24-year veteran of the National Park Service has been named superintendent of Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

New in the Natural State: A trip to Pea Ridge National Military Park

Daniel Armbruster takes a quick trip to Pea Ridge National Military Park to explore some history in Arkansas! Check out this new installment of 40/29's New in the Natural State.


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Farmington Daily Times

Bucket List: Hovenweep National Monument allows visitors to take a look back in time

Manuela Cerruti first visited Hovenweep National Monument a few years ago. Since that first visit, the Los Angeles woman has stopped by the monument once a year to walk the two-mile trail along the rim of the canyon and admire the ancestral Puebloan buildings.


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Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is ready and rearing for the end-of-Summer rush. All campgrounds, stores, services, lodging, service stations, restaurants, and other activities and services will be open for the public to enjoy this Labor Day Weekend.


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KCDZ 107.7 FM

Applications Accepted for Joshua Tree National Park Research Grants

Applications are being accepted for Joshua Tree national Park research Grants. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to applya Graduate students interested in doing research on some aspect of the natural or cultural resources of Joshua Tree National Park are invited to apply for the Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grant.


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R & D

Yellowstone super-eruption would send ash across North America

In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.


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National Parks Traveler

A Visual Tour Of Lassen Volcanic National Park

It's big, it's bold, and you can hike to the summit of Lassen Peak if you have the time/Kurt Repanshek North of Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Joshua Tree, and a host of other national park units in California, you might say Lassen Volcanic National Park gets no respect.


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National Parks Traveler

Railfest 2014 Coming To Steamtown National Historic Site This Weekend

Train fans looking for their fill of rail history should think about heading to Steamtown National Historic Site in eastern Pennsylvania this coming weekend for Railfest 2014.


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New Dates for Prehistoric Paintings in Utah's Great Gallery

Joel Pederson, Steven Simms, and Tammy Rittenour of the Utah State University, Melissa Jackson Chapot of Aberystwyth University, Reza Sohbati and Andrew Murray of Aarhus University and the Technical University of Denmark, and Gary Cox of Canyonlands National Park have used luminescence dating techniques to document the timing of geologic events in ... (more)


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