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Thurs 7/29/2010 National Park News [Re: James Morrissey] #30071
07/29/10 12:45 PM
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Glacier National Park News:
Glacier National Park Rangers Caution Visiors To Be Bear Safe
It is the peak summer season at Glacier National Park and that means an increased chance of people encountering black bears, grizzly bears and other wildlife both on park trails and roads. Rangers ask visitors to be extra cautious while in the park.
http://www.oldwestnewwest.com/2010072942...-bear-safe.html

Leaping deer injures cyclist in Glacier Park
A rider was hospitalized after colliding with a buck deer that attempted to jump over his motorcycle Sunday on Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road.
http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_7c0ccbf6-99ee-11df-af11-001cc4c03286.html
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Mount Rainier National Park News:
Seattle scientist killed in Mt. Rainier fall
Veteran Seattle mountain climber Lee Adams III died Tuesday afternoon after a climbing party he was leading down from Mount Rainier's summit fell into a crevasse.
http://www2.seattlepi.com/articles/424108.html
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Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
Uganda anthrax outbreak kills 82 hippos in reserve
Ugandan officials say an anthrax outbreak has killed 82 hippos in the last month and a half.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gw6sjHrAtGDgB0amZBkmPfBjBhjwD9H8LJAO0

Study shows tiger numbers rising in Nepal park
The number of rare tigers in a national park in Nepal has increased by more than one third in the last two years, a study has shown, after authorities set aside more land for the animals.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/29/AR2010072901089.html
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Yellowstone National Park News:
Male dies in bear attack at campground near Yellowstone
At least one bear rampaged through a heavily occupied campground near Yellowstone National Park in the middle of the night Wednesday, killing one person and injuring two others during a terrifying attack that forced people to hide in their cars as an animal tore through tents.
http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_7a19e405-61fd-5717-b549-00d62faa51ce.html

Park director touts Recovery Act, rescue
National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis yesterday praised the Grand Teton National Park rangers who rescued 16 climbers last week and said Recovery Act funds were being used to fix park infrastructure in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton and elsewhere.
http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/article.php?art_id=6282

Report from the Field: Yellowstone Beach Fire Now 95 Percent Contained
Turn out the lights, Martha: the Beach Fire -- which at one point threatened to take out a large swath of Yellowstone National Park -- is now 95 percent contained, as the Incident Management Team prepares to hand off mop-up operations to the National Park Service tomorrow.
http://www.yellowstoneinsider.com/201007...t-contained.php

Changes in Gun Laws Having Minimal Impact on Yellowstone
So far this summer changes in America's gun laws, allowing legal gun owners to transport weapons in America's National Parks, has had a minimal impact on Yellowstone National Park, according to rangers and Park officials.
http://www.yellowstoneinsider.com/201007...yellowstone.php
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Yosemite National Park News:
Garage sale negatives verified as $200M Ansel Adams trove
http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/art...sel-adams-trove
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Sat 7/31/2010 National Park News [Re: James Morrissey] #30072
07/31/10 02:36 PM
07/31/10 02:36 PM
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Everglades National Park News:
Everglades and Madagascar forests on Unesco danger list
A UN panel has added Florida's Everglades National Park and Madagascar's tropical rainforest to a list of world heritage sites at risk.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-10825472
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Misc. National Park News:
National Parks waive entrance fees for August weekend
The National Park Service will waive entrance fees on Aug. 14 and 15, one of the busiest travel weekends of the summer, to encourage people to come visit a park, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday.
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/federal-eye/2010/07/national_parks_waive_entrance.html
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North Cascades National Park News:
Fire threatens homes in North Cascades National Park
Firefighters say the Rainbow Bridge fire is threatening about 100 homes near Stehekin in North Cascades National Park Friday.
http://www.kxly.com/news/24446095/detail.html
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Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
Elephant dies after shift to Dudhwa national park
Once Lucknow Zoo’s priced possession, Sumit, a 55-year old male elephant, died at the Dudhwa National Park in the wee hours of Thursday. The pachyderm was shifted to the national park on May 2 last following directives of the Central Zoo Authority to shift all elephants to national
parks.
http://www.hindustantimes.com/Elephant-dies-after-shift-to-Dudhwa-national-park/Article1-580269.aspx
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Grizzlies captured after fatal attack near Yellowstone
A mother bear and two of her cubs are trapped after a man is killed and two other campers are injured in Montana near the national park.
http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jul/30/nation/la-na-bear-mauling-20100730

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