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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Glacier Park: The Swiftcurrent Nature Trail

The following photographs were taken in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park in Montana on August 20, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Native bees talks set today in Olympic National Park

Entomologist Jessica Rykken will tell about her survey of native bees in Olympic National Park in two programs today.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Olympic National Park, US National Parks, Harvard University

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Pumped up kicks: Death in the Grand Canyon

Our national parks are a place to reflect, relax, and take in a preserved sanctuary of how the United States used to look back in the day.

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13 hrs ago | County 10 News

Northern Arapaho Tribe invited to present culture ties to Rocky Mountain National Park

Four eagles greeted the morning, flying above the spectators at Estes Park, Colorado.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Canaveral National Seashore bans use of drones

Drone operators take note, Canaveral National Seashore has issued a ban on the operation of unmanned aircraft.

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The Wichita Eagle

New date estimate for Canyonlands rock art

Utah State University scientists have determined that world-renowned rock art of life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than what had long been believed.

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NewsOK.com

Olympic National Park bans drones amid US order

Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum last week approved rules barring unmanned aircraft within park boundaries.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90

Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so far this year.

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The Republic

Log jam traps 40 boats in northwestern Indiana

A northwestern Indiana port authority has hired two marinas to clear a log jam that's preventing about 40 boats from reaching Lake Michigan.

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Related Topix: Portage, IN, Weather, US National Parks, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

USA Today

Go underground: Exploring Virginia's caverns

Its cave-rooms are truly vast, and Luray's keepers are insistent on preserving/presenting the caverns in their natural state so as to maintain US National Natural Landmark status.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Shenandoah, Country, US National Parks, Shenandoah National Park

Salt Lake Tribune

Glacier National Park chalets celebrate a century

Around a bend on Glacier's Highline Trail, the chalet comes into view, notifying weary hikers their trek is nearly over, or for day hikers, that a cold Gatorade and a place to rest awaits them.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Third Tourist Cited For Flying Drone In Yellowstone National Park

For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a drone in the park.

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Examiner.com

Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower is a remarkable geologic feature in South Dakota. It was featured in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."

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Norwalk Citizen News

Fort Larned celebrates 50th anniversary as park

The Fort Larned National Historic Site about 130 miles northwest of Wichita is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the day President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a proclamation making the fort a national park.

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Examiner.com

National Park Service bans the use of drones in parks

The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety.

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Examiner.com

Ten Sleep Canyon in the Big Horn National Forest

Travel from Buffalo, Wyoming west towards Yellowstone National Park on route 16 will take you through the Bighorn National Forest.

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Greenwich Citizen

Interest in dark night rises, even in Vegas

Bill Dickinson heads up one National Park Service site that can't escape the famous glare of Las Vegas, but he would prefer to be left in the dark.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, US National Parks, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Bryce Canyon National Park, Great Basin National Park

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Heidi Massie: Fire! You can save your home

We've been preparing for years, hoping we would never again experience a firestorm like the one that ravaged our Yosemite National Park community of Foresta in August 1990.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

NC man sentenced for ginseng poaching in the Smokies

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a repeat American ginseng poacher to more than five months in jail for the illegal possession or NC man sentenced for ginseng poaching in the Smokies ASHEVILLE - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a repeat American ginseng poacher to more than five months in jail for the illegal possession or Check out this ... (more)

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WRAL.com

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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