Shenandoah National Park Newswire

Shenandoah National Park Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Shenandoah National Park.

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  1. SNP Hosts Night Sky FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    Shenandoah National Park is hosting a festival this week to celebrate "the beautiful night skies" at the park, according to a news release.

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  2. Far East EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    ... work in the hospitality industry, and he spent his first seven summers with Aramark at Skyland in Shenandoah National Park. Then the local Golden Corral sponsored him for his green card, and he worked there for eight years. Ridwan and Mitchell made ...

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  3. Donnie Johnston: Memories of a moonshinerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Ridge Mountains of Rappahannock County but he was forced to leave is beloved mountains when the Shenandoah National Park was created. So, like many of his neighbors, he moved to the "flats" of Culpeper and settled on a secluded little farm over ...

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  4. 15 Most Popular National Parks in AmericaRead the original story

    Yesterday | MSN Living

    Highlights: Known as "America's Favorite Drive," the parkway connects the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina to the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.

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  5. Brother's hike for sibling hasn't stoppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    ... were only reunited for a few days, since the rest of Jeff Alt's summer is busy with trips to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, the setting of the second book in his children's series, The Adventures of Bubba Jones . But Sunshine can expect to ...

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  6. Harrisonburg's Lakemontero Wins AAU Taekwondo TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Daily News-Record

    ... for training." For a more intense workout, Carlos Lake and Lakemontero frequent Skyline Drive at Shenandoah National Park so she can run at a higher altitude. Regardless of where she runs, Lakemontero logs about 45 minutes of running per day, she ...

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  7. Following the Fairfax Line - no matter where it goesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    ... Virginia and Virginia. We started at Fairfax Stone State Park, near Thomas, W. Va., and ended in Shenandoah National Park, near New Market, Va. Highlights and high points: The high point of the trip, literally, was Bear Rocks Preserve at the north ...

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  8. Shenandoah National Park to Host Night Sky FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NBC29

    Luray, Virginia: Shenandoah National Park will celebrate the importance of dark skies and the beautiful night skies that Shenandoah protects with a park-wide Night Sky Festival from Thursday, July 28 to Sunday, July 31, 2016. Join Park Rangers, special speakers, and local volunteer astronomers during four exciting days of talks, walks, audio-visual presentations, and sky viewing throughout the Park.

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  9. Author Book Talk and SigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Powhatan Today

    ... to the coasts of Patagonia, from the plains of the Maasai Mara to Conger's own 'backyard' of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Contact Brandylane Publishers, Inc. by email or by phone at 804-646-1236 for more information regarding the Author ...

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  10. Shenandoah National Park Proposing To Remove Five Buildings From Big MeadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | National Parks Traveler

    The National Park Service is seeking public input into the proposed removal of five buildings in the Big Meadows area of Shenandoah National Park known as the Big Meadows Cottages or Maids Cabins. The cabins sit behind the Crescent Rock Cottage.

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  11. Early Pilots Got Bird's-Eye View Of Big MeadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Daily News-Record

    Seventy-nine years ago, Alfred Hulstrunk, then 14, watched and helped his parents in a glider competition hosted by the Soaring Society of America in Shenandoah National Park. On Friday and Saturday, Hulstrunk, 92, of Tennessee, retold his experience at the Harry F. Byrd Sr. Visitor Center, located at mile marker 51 on Skyline Drive, to 80 visitors.

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  12. SNP Seeks Public Input on Proposed Removal of 5 BuildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | NBC29

    File Image: One of the five buildings at Big Meadows known as the Big Meadows Cottages Press Release from Shenandoah National Park: Luray, Virginia: The National Park Service is seeking public input into the proposed removal of five buildings in the Big Meadows area known as the Big Meadows Cottages or Maids Cabins. The cabins sit behind the Crescent Rock Cottage.

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  13. Dave Wolf: Wildlife faced with 'dog days' ofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... the mountains, where temperatures can be five to 10 degrees cooler. One of our favorite haunts is Shenandoah National Park, where we travel the Skyline Drive. Although temperatures in the valley can be quite sizzling, the higher elevations of ...

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  14. Monument To Families Displaced By ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    A group is trying to find the names of families displaced when Shenandoah National Park was created. The grassroots effort called the Albemarle Blue Ridge Heritage Project wants to build a monument to those who lived in the Albemarle section of the park and were forced to leave.

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  15. Biologists Undertake Bear CensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily News-Record

    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is starting to track 10 female bears in the Shenandoah Valley and in south-central Virginia this summer using tracking collars. The collars will help biologists learn more about bear populations in Rockingham County near the Shenandoah National Park and in several counties around Appomattox, said Jaime Sajecki, the department's black bear project leader.

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  16. Shenandoah National Park's hemlocks are dying as an insect originally from Japan starve the trees.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WTVR Richmond

    Just 15 years ago, the eastern hemlock tree, the mighty Redwood of the East, was a scenic highlight of Virginia's Skyline Drive, creating the shady groves that put Shenandoah National Park on the conservation map. Now 95 percent of them are dead, rotting on the forest floor or still standing above the canopy as gray ghosts, with a few scattered survivors living on borrowed time as their attackers literally suck the life out of them.

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  17. Albemarle County Seeks Names to Create MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | NBC29

    Albemarle County is reaching out to the public to identify names of those who were displaced during the formation of the Shenandoah National Park. The Albemarle Blue Ridge Heritage Project wants to create a monument in the form of a stone chimney with a memorial plaque to honor displaced families.

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  18. State Grants Fund Reopening of Crozet TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Crozet Gazette

    ... Blue Ridge Tunnel is located at the convergence of Interstate 64, Route 250, and Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Appalachian Trail. The tunnel is just under 700 ft. from the crest of the Blue Ridge at ...

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  19. Albemarle Blue Ridge Heritage Project to hold Public MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | NBC29

    Release from Albemarle Blue Ridge Heritage: White Hall, VA - The Albemarle Blue Ridge Heritage Project , one of eight county-level grassroots efforts connected to the Blue Ridge Heritage Project , announces a public information campaign to identify names of families who lived in the section of Albemarle County that is now part of Shenandoah National Park for a planned monument in their honor to be erected in Patricia Ann Byrom Forest Preserve . Albemarle County Supervisor and ABRHP Steering Committee member Ann Mallek explained, "The central mission of the project is to create a monument, in the form of a stone chimney with a memorial plaque, to honor displaced families."

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  20. These Stones Will Rise AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Crozet Gazette

    ... is one of eight chapters of the BRHP creating a memorial in each of the eight counties surrounding Shenandoah National Park, and each of these memorials will honor the families of its respective county who were displaced to create SNP. Under the ...

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