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2 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

Pulse: White Sands slides onto summer agendas

White Sands National Monument offers a variety of activities and programs year-round including hiking, primitive camping, picnics, educational tours, cultural events and more.

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Related Topix: White Sands, NM, US National Parks, White Sands National Monument

4 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

'The First 100 Years': author discusses new book on 'Rocky's' history

Award-winning Colorado author Mary Taylor Young will be the special guest in Estes Park on Friday, July 18 for two events hosted by Macdonald Book Shop and the Estes Valley Library.

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Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park

8 hrs ago | USA Today

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more

Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more Top reader photos: Fiery sky, vibrant fruit stand, more Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1lTVOJF Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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13 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Mount Rainier National Park soon to be wildflower heaven; visitrainier.com guides way

The tourism site, visitrainier.com , wants to help visitors enjoy Mount Rainier's famous wildflowers by offering a wildflower identification guide, wildflower reports and a photo sharing contest.

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17 hrs ago | Science Daily

Wolf mother deaths threaten pack survival but not population

When a breeding wolf dies, its sex and the size of its pack can determine whether that pack continues, according to research.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, US National Parks, Denali National Park And Preserve, Ecology, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Changing The Designation Of Colorado National Monument Not In The Offing

While there had been much talk and meetings about changing the name of the monument located in western Colorado, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall said recent public polling shows there's a need for continued talk about the redesignation.

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Related Topix: Colorado National Monument, US National Parks, Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

KOB-TV New Mexico

Mesa Verde National Park visitors can take part in new park changes

Summer vacation means that people will be loading up the car and heading to national parks.

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NewsOK.com

Congressman wants buffer for wolves around park

An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

GwdToday.com

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"This action will ensure financial sustainability, provide more efficient use of resources, and help these parks to better serve the visiting public," Austin said.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Kings Mountain National Military Park, Ninety Six National Historic Site, Cowpens National Battlefield, North Carolina

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox Co. house fire under investigation

Public input is being sought about coal mine drainage mitigation and treatment in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

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In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today.

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OregonLive.com

Maya Lin's Confluence Project decorates Sacajawea State Park in Tri-Cities (photos)

Tucked away in a remote corner of the Tri-Cities is a special place to local tribes and early explorers.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Travel

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WINC-FM Winchester

New Park Signs

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is easier to find. Park officials are celebrating the recent installation of 13 new navigational signs.

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Denver Post

Colorado National Monument push to become national park put on hold

Community disagreements about changing the Colorado National Monument into a national park have halted legislative efforts to change the designation.

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Related Topix: Colorado National Monument, US National Parks, Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Seattle Times

Hike to a fire lookout in Glacier National Park

Getting to any of Glacier National Park's nine remaining fire lookout towers isn't just a walk in the park.

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National Parks Traveler

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Proposing Rules For Firewood You Can Bring Into Park

Globalization is not just a sweeping economic trend, but also one involving insects that's been going on for decades, one that is a serious threat to national park forests.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bellingham Herald

Teen falls into river near Mount Rainier Park

The sheriff's office says the 17-year-old was taking photos with friends Friday when he slipped and fell in the cold and fast-moving Ohanapecosh River near the Cedar Grove campground.

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Sunherald.com

Hundreds flock to Siege of Vicksburg commemoration

Saturday's event included park rangers and volunteers, dressed in full Union uniform.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vicksburg National Military Park

Washington Examiner

VW employees clean up National Mall after July 4

About 75 employees from Volkswagen Group of America are volunteering to clean up the National Mall after the annual Independence Day celebration.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica comes to Oskaloosa

The one-half size replica of the memorial is currently on display at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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