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#36997 - 10/25/11 04:47 PM 10.25.2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Acadia National Park News:
Where in Maine does the sun rise first?
For the most part, there’s little doubt about what you can see from the top of Cadillac Mountain on a clear and sunny day.
http://www.sunjournal.com/news/approved/0001/11/30/where-maine-does-sun-rise-first/1105568
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Big Bend National Park News:
Mexico, United States Pledge To Work Together on Conservation Plan For Big Bend/Rio Bravo Region
More than 60 years after U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mexican President Manuel Avila Camacho envisioned a conservation partnership to manage the biologically rich region along Big Bend National Park and Mexico's Rio Bravo region, efforts are under way to bring that vision to fruition.
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/201...ravo-region8931

Construction will begin Monday on an unmanned border checkpoint at Big Bend, a national park in a remote corner of southwest Texas, even as the federal government has been adding agents to patrol other parts of the U.S.-Mexico boundary.
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/10/24/con...s-mexico-border
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Grand Canyon National Park News:
House And Senate Likely To Clash Over Interior Appropriations Bill; NPCA Criticizes Park Funding As Too Low
A budget battle could be brewing in Congress over funding for the Interior Department. On the sidelines, the National Parks Conservation Association will be lobbying for more money for the national parks in the fiscal year 2012 budget.
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/201...ing-too-low8921
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Lassen National Park News:
Lassen Park prepares for fire projects
Park fire staff is preparing to implement two prescribed burn projects in Lassen Volcanic National Park.
http://www.redbluffdailynews.com/news/ci_19181658
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Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
Vietnam loses fight to save its rare Javan rhinos after last animal believed poached for horn
Vietnam has lost its fight to save its rare Javan rhinoceros population after poachers apparently killed the country’s last animal for its horn, pushing one of the world’s most endangered species closer to extinction, a conservation group said Tuesday.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia...4KEM_story.html
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Grizzly numbers drop slightly in Yellowstone area
Grizzly numbers in and around Yellowstone National Park dropped slightly this year, indicating the region's bear population could be leveling off after decades of steady growth, researchers reported Thursday.
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700190868/Grizzly-numbers-drop-slightly-in-Yellowstone-area.html
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#37007 - 10/26/11 02:31 PM 10.26.2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Denali National Park News:
U.S. House Passes Kantishna Hills Renewable Energy Act and Hydrographic Services Improvement Act Amendment
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 441and H.R. 295 which were both introduced by Alaskan Congressman Don Young. H.R. 441, the Kantishna Hills Renewable Energy Act of 2011 would authorize the Secretary of the Interior to issue permits for hydroelectricity projects in the Kantishna Hills area located within the Denali National Park.
http://alaska-native-news.com/article/St...Amendment/23519
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Everglades National Park News:
Tamiami Trail bridge restores flow to Everglades, but it won't be enough
For nearly a century, the flow of the Everglades has been blocked by a bumpy, two-lane road.
http://www.tampabay.com/news/environment...-enough/1198510
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Grand Canyon National Park News:
Public Input Sought On Glen Canyon Dam Operations And Their Impact on Grand Canyon National Park
As the National Park Service and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation continue to search for a compromise over water flows from the Glen Canyon Dam and into the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park, the public is now being given opportunities to weigh in on the matter.
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/201...tional-park8922

Navajo Nation Split On Grand Canyon Flight Restrictions
Four months after the official public comment period ended, Grand Canyon officials are still waiting for the Navajo Nation to comment about flight noise and possible regulations to address it.
http://www.fronterasdesk.org/news/2011/oct/25/tourism-tours-arizona-visitors/
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Joshua Tree National Park News:
Joshua Tree National Park's management plan postponed
Some worried about impact of planned landfill, solar project near Joshua Tree
Belt-tightening in Washington, D.C., has postponed a management plan for Joshua Tree National Park.
http://www.mydesert.com/article/20111026/NEWS01/110260312/Joshua-Tree-National-Park-s-management-plan-postponed?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Frontpage
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Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Rocky Mountain National Park announces pile burning projects
Fire managers from Rocky Mountain National Park plan to take advantage of winter weather conditions to burn piles of slash from several forest thinning and hazard tree mitigation projects.
http://www.skyhidailynews.com/article/20111025/NEWS/111029981/1079&ParentProfile=1067

Drilling in Fast-Growing Areas Ushers in New Era of Tension
The pattern is clear in the oil and gas business: drilling fields are going into new places. North Dakota, better known for growing wheat, is now booming with rigs.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/25/us/oil-drilling-in-new-areas-ushers-in-era-of-tension.html?_r=1
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Future of Mont. bison migrations headed to trial
Montana's newfound tolerance toward wild bison is heading to trial as cattle ranchers and county officials seek to prevent a repeat of last year's mass migration of hundreds of the animals out of Yellowstone National Park.
http://www.kgwn.tv/story/15872172/future-of-mont-bison-migrations-headed-to-trial
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#37018 - 10/27/11 06:23 PM 10.27.2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Registered: 02/10/05
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Acadia National Park News:
Acadia National Park Transitioning From Summer To Winter Seasons
With the calendar about to run out of days for October, the folks at Acadia National Park are getting ready to transition out of their summer mode and into winter mode.
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/201...ter-seasons8929
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Big Bend National Park News:
GOP seeking waiver of environmental laws at border
Federal agents trying to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border say they're hampered by laws that keep them from driving vehicles on huge swaths of land because it falls under U.S. environmental protection, leaving it to wildlife — and illegal immigrants and smugglers who can walk through the territory undisturbed.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/10/27/national/w000815D80.DTL#ixzz1c1W6LFAJ



Glacier National Park News:
2011-P Glacier 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Available
The United States Mint released its 2011-P Glacier National Park 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Time. The strike is the second one dated 2011 and the seventh collector issue in the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins™ series.
http://www.silvercoinstoday.com/2011-p-glacier-5-ounce-silver-uncirculated-coin-available/105083/

Hunters in grizzly country can become the hunted (Editorial)
After a few cold spits and flurries, we're coming up on a new stretch of superbly mild autumn weather — perfect for watching crosstown football games, winterizing homes and gardens and, of course, hunting for deer and elk.
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20111026/OPINION/110260304/Hunters-grizzly-country-can-become-hunted?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Frontpage|p
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Grand Canyon National Park News:
Salazar extends uranium mining ban at Grand Canyon National Park
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday that his agency favors a 20-year ban on any new uranium mining on federal lands adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park.
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/70539...ional-Park.html
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Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Park partners garner national recognition
The leaders of the two primary Great Smoky Mountains National Park partners were recently presented with the Department of Interior Citizen’s Award for Exceptional Service.
http://www.smokymountainnews.com/news/item/5442-park-partners-garner-national-recognition

Job corps gives Smokies’ trails a hand
Students and staff of the Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center helped with a trail restoration project on the popular Forney Ridge Trail recently in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
http://www.smokymountainnews.com/news/item/5449-job-corps-gives-smokies%E2%80%99-trails-a-hand
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Misc. National Park News:
Killing Wolves: A Product of Alberta’s Big Oil and Gas Boom
The development of the tar sands and other oil and gas fields in Alberta has carved up the Canadian province's boreal forest, threatening herds of woodland caribou. But rather than protect caribou habitat, officials have taken a controversial step: the large-scale killing of the wolves that prey on the caribou.
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/alberta_canada_energy_boom_places_wolves_in_the_crosshairs/2459/
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Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Rocky Mountain National Park reports up to 16 inches of snow
The east side of Rocky Mountain National Park received up to 16 inches of snow Tues-day night and into today.
http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20111026/UPDATES01/111026019/Rocky-Mountain-National-Park-reports-up-16-inches-snow?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Widow sues over grizzly mauling that killed her husband
The widow of a man killed by a grizzly bear last year near Yellowstone National Park has sued the federal government, saying researchers were negligent in warning residents about trapping activities in the area.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/26/us-grizzly-lawsuit-idUSTRE79P8GR20111026
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#37036 - 10/28/11 05:44 PM 10.28.2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Denali National Park News:
Salazar highlights proposed Alaska trails
A couple of proposed Alaska recreation projects — a Kachemak Bay water trail and an all-season trail system within Denali State Park — could get assistance from the federal government.
http://www.alaskajournal.com/Alaska-Jour.../#ixzz1c7C77c9W
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Everglades National Park News:
Feds announce plan to speed Everglades restoration
A new fast-track planning effort could shave years off the next phase of Everglades restoration, putting more fresh and clean water into the central and southern portions of Florida's "River of Grass" more quickly.
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/10/27/24...l#ixzz1c7CazhIE
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Grand Canyon National Park News:
Ban on Grand Canyon uranium mining nearly finalized
BLM releases final environmental impact statement on proposed 20-year moratorium
http://summitcountyvoice.com/2011/10/27/ban-on-grand-canyon-uranium-mining-nearly-finalized/
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Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
National Park Service approves Smokies' Elk assessment
Even in Thursday's rainy weather, Asheville resident Rich Bousquet said it was still a good time for camping at the Smokies.
http://www.wbir.com/news/article/189120/2/National-Park-Service-approves-Smokies-Elk-assessment
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Olympic National Park News:
Interior denies wrongful-death claim in Olympic National Park goat-goring death
The U.S. Department of the Interior has rejected more than $10 million in wrongful-death and personal injury claims filed in connection with the Oct. 16, 2010, goring death of a Port Angeles resident by an Olympic National Park mountain goat that was following him.
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/articl...ional-park-goat
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Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Searchers find man lost 2 nights in Rocky Mountain National Park
Rescuers on Thursday found a lost 22-year-old man who spent two frigid nights in the national park as 18 inches of snow fell.
http://www.reporterherald.com/news/larimer-county/ci_19206164?source=most_viewed
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Saguaro National Park News:
How dark is dark? More so, in Saguaro Park's two units
he intrepid BioBlitz volunteers who hiked the trails of Saguaro National Park last Friday didn't just count critters in the dark - they measured the dark itself.
http://azstarnet.com/news/science/enviro...l#ixzz1c7D1eqRM
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Bernese billionaire works to keep West wild
Hansjörg Wyss is one of the richest people on the planet – of which he is also a passionate defender.
http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/culture/Bernese_billionaire_works_to_keep_West_wild.html?cid=31446480
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Zion National Park News:
Zion National Park Officials Debating How To Improve Wilderness Permitting System
There's nothing quite worse for backcountry travelers than facing long lines to gain a permit to head on their trek. That's one of the problems at Zion National Park, and officials there are debating how they can improve their permitting system.
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/201...ting-system8935
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