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Federal judge won't reduce bison protester's fine

A judge has refused to reduce a fine against a man who chained himself to a concrete-filled drum to protest the slaughter of bison from Yellowstone National Park earlier this year.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KFBB

Man found dead after apparent fall in Grand Teton

A 36-year-old man was found dead after he apparently fell from a cliff in Grand Teton National Park.

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NBC New York

Marine Wife Had Affair: Court Docs

Erin Corwin and a man she may have been having an affair with planned to go hunting together the day she disappeared, according to court documents As search and rescue teams continue to search the rugged terrain around Joshua Tree National Park for missing 19-year-old pregnant woman Erin Corwin, investigators are not ruling out foul play as a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA, Celebrities, Christopher Lee

Verde Independent

Tuzigoot National Monument to celebrate 75th anniversary with fee-free open house

The new Tuzigoot Museum and Visitor Center in the 1930s. The site was established as a national monument on July 25, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after extensive community collaboration and support.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, AZ, Anthropology, University of Arizona, Science

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Tourism to Blue Ridge Parkway creates $782 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park.

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Related Topix: Blue Ridge Parkway, US National Parks, Watauga County, NC

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Fire near GUMO extinguished after growing to 2 acres

Courtesy Photo The Frijole Ridge fire burned from last Monday to last Friday and spread to an estimated two acres of land just north of Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

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Heat Turns Yellowstone Road to - Soup'

A tourist route in Yellowstone National Park was ordered closed this month when the road's asphalt melted during a period of warmer-than-usual temperatures.

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USA Today

Museum team races to make Alaska dinosaur discoveries

Working on steep slopes in conditions that mimic wintertime in Dallas, a team from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is spending the summer in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve gathering some Museum team races to make Alaska dinosaur discoveries Working on steep slopes in conditions that mimic wintertime in Dallas, a team from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US National Parks, Denali National Park And Preserve

GwdToday.com

Tourism to Ninety Six National Historic Site creates 3.8 million dollars in Economic Benefit

That spending supported 57 jobs in the local area. "Ninety Six National Historic Site is proud to welcome visitors from across the country and around the world," said Superintendent John Slaughter.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Another tiny Wyoming town for sale: Aladdin

Aladdin is available for $1.5 million. The buyer will get 30 acres and 15 buildings in northeastern Wyoming, including a 118-year-old general store that's still operating.

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Related Topix: Devils Tower National Monument, US National Parks

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Tom Lowe's "Mojave Moonlight" Debuts at The G2 Gallery

Well-known commercial producer displays the skills as a fine art photographer that earned his appointment as a National Park Mojave Moonlight, a solo exhibition of nightscapes from fine art photographer and National Park Service Artist-in-Residence Tom Lowe opens July 29th at the G2 Gallery in Venice, California.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Mojave National Preserve, Photography, Arts

KING-TV Seattle

Olympic National Park to review goat options after 2010 attack

Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage mountain goats to protect public safety and the environment.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Olympic National Park, Port Angeles, WA

Baltimore News

Woman with injured leg rescued in Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park rangers rescued a woman who hurt her leg in a remote area of the Teton Range.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Petersburg, park service partner on trolley tours

Petersburg Area Transit and the National Park Service are partnering on the project.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Alcoa students head back to school on Monday, Tuesday

The National Park Service says the Great Smoky Mountains National Park received more than 9,000,000 visitors in 2013 who spent more than $734 million in communities near the park.

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Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Blount County, TN

National Parks Traveler

Yosemite National Park Concession Prospectus Includes Significant Lodging Changes

The recently issued prospectus for operation of the majority of Yosemite National Park's concession facilities includes several significant changes related to the park's lodging.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

2 bats in Grand Canyon positive for rabies

Grand Canyon National Park officials say two bats from inside the park have tested positive for rabies.

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National Parks Traveler

Bald Eagles Flourishing At Channel Islands National Park

Just as the island fox is flourishing at Channel Islands National Park off California's coast, so are bald eagles, which are now nesting on San Clemente Island.

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NewsOK.com

$530 million spent at Tenn. national parks in 2013

A report shows more than 8 million people visited Tennessee's national parks last year, spending $530 million in the process.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Shiloh National Military Park, Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Stones River National Battlefield, Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

KAUZ

Study says national parks boost economy in West

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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