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#38077 - 01/20/12 04:13 PM 1/20/2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Denali National Park News:
2012 Artists-in-Residence Announced
Three visual artists and three writers were selected from over 300 applicants to participate in this year's Artist-in-Residence program at Denali National Park and Preserve. Deborah Bouchette, Trine Bumiller, Kim Heacox, Marybeth Holleman, Rika Mouw, and Linda Schandelmeir will each have the opportunity to experience and be inspired by the park during summer 2012. They will stay at the historic East Fork cabin, where they can look out onto the braided channels of the East Fork River, multi-colored rock formations of Polychrome Mountain, and the snow-capped peaks of the Alaska Range.
http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/2012-artists-in-residence.htm
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Glacier National Park News:
Glacier National Park Fund Underwrites 14 Projects In Glacier National Park
Trail work, citizen science, wildlife research, and studying the stars above are some of the 14 projects that the Glacier National Park Fund is underwriting in the park in the coming year.
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/201...tional-park9310
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Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Visits to Smokies remain barely above 9 million
A surge in December traffic in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park kept visits above 9 million for 2011, but by a scant margin.
http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20120119/NEWS01/301190065/1001/NEWS
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Montana wildlife commission tentatively approves using hunters to kill stray Yellowstone bison
Montana officials gave their initial approval Thursday to a plan that would let hunters kill bison that stray beyond designated areas north of Yellowstone National Park and from the Fort Peck and Fort Belknap Indian reservations.
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/d5ba5acbf8d343e2a90503a0a3bd9657/MT--Bison-Hunts/
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#38094 - 01/23/12 05:19 PM 1/23/2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Acadia National Park News:
Friends of Acadia poetry contest
Submissions are invited for the 2012 Friends of Acadia poetry contest; deadline is MOnday, Jan. 30.
http://knox.villagesoup.com/ae/story/friends-of-acadia-poetry-contest/478655
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Denali National Park News:
Denali to test quiet, fuel-efficient hybrid buses
The rumbling sound of buses in Denali National Park and Preserve could be replaced with the hum of electric engines in the future, depending on how a planned study of hybrid bus technology goes this summer.
http://newsminer.com/view/full_story/172...ow_left_bullets
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Dinosaur National Park News:
Dinosaur National Monument sees raising interest
The dinosaurs who once roamed this area may be extinct, but interest in them has never been higher.
http://www.ksl.com/?nid=960&sid=18948734
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park News:
Magnitude-4.7 shakes Big Island in Hawaii, aftershocks follow; no damage or injury reports
A magnitude-4.7 earthquake and several small aftershocks shook Hawaii’s Big Island on Sunday, but there were no reports of injury or damage.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/...yoJQ_story.html
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Mount Rainier National Park News:
Searchers 'optimistic' about 4 missing on Mount Rainier
Deteriorating weather conditions continued to hamper search efforts for four overdue climbers and campers Sunday, but Mount Rainier National Park officials said they remain optimistic.
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/01/22...l#storylink=cpy
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Public comments down for Wyoming wolf management deal
Almost 7,400 people submitted online public comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about a proposal to remove Wyoming wolves from the endangered species list, according to an agency spokeswoman.
http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/...l#ixzz1kK2qjuBD
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Yosemite National Park News:
Man crushed by tree at Yosemite as storm batters California
Winds whipped up by winter storms left a path of woe across California, causing flooding, power outages and at least one death Sunday evening.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/20...ters-state.html
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#38108 - 01/24/12 05:30 PM 1/24/2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Acadia National Park News:
Federal grant to allow expansion of Island Explorer stops in Acadia
Acadia National Park visitors taking advantage of the Island Explorer bus system will soon enjoy improved service to six popular park destinations, thanks to a recent federal grant that is earmarked for the installation of new bus stops.
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Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Smokies park looks at future as visits slip a bit
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park remains the busiest of the nation's parks by far, despite a brush with dropping below 9 million visitors in 2011.
http://www.wbir.com/news/article/202067/2/Smokies-park-looks-at-future-as-visits-slip-a-bit
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Misc. National Park News:
National Parks seek to connect to future visitors, apps, podcasts could be part of the plan
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park remains the busiest of the nation’s parks by far, despite a drop in attendance last year.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/...tjLQ_story.html
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Mount Rainier National Park News:
Hopes dim for four missing on mountain
An intensive search turns up no signs of those missing, including a Springfield man
http://www.registerguard.com/web/newsloc...ntinue.html.csp

As 4 remain missing on Mount Rainier, experts say volcano’s winter charms make rescues tough
As the search for four people on the slopes of Mount Rainier stretches into its second week, experts say the rewards for the hardy few who attempt the summit of the 14,411-foot heavily glaciated volcano in winter are great — as are the dangers.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/...ogLQ_story.html
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Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Rocky Mountain National Park 2011 visitations highest in decade
In 2011, Rocky Mountain National Park had the third highest number of visitors enter through its gates in the history of counting park guests.
http://www.skyhidailynews.com/article/20120124/NEWS/120129985/1079&ParentProfile=1067
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Yellowstone National Park News:
Yellowstone Bison Begin Yearly Migration
It happens every year. Yellowstone bison migrate to Gardiner basin in search of food. This year, a mild winter has kept the animals in the park but locals say that's about to change.
http://www.nbcmontana.com/news/30283300/detail.html
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Yosemite National Park News:
Rockfall closes major road into Yosemite park
A rockfall has closed off indefinitely a major access road into Yosemite National Park.
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/23/4209116/rockfall-closes-major-road-into.html#storylink=cpy
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#38122 - 01/26/12 11:49 AM 1/26/2011 National Park News: [Re: James Morrissey]
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Everglades National Park News:
U.S. implements snake ban to save native ecosystems
Last week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced it was banning the importation and sale across state lines of four large, non-native snakes: the Burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus), the yellow anaconda (Eunectes notaeus), and two subspecies of the African python (Python sebae).
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0125-hance...s#ixzz1kaFmk91a
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Glacier National Park:
Outdoors photographer wants to document oil drilling development in the Rockies (Note - this fellow is our own Tony Bynum AKA FinalShot).
Tony Bynum of East Glacier has photographed grizzly bears, elk and Glacier National Park.
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article...lopment-Rockies
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Yosemite National Park News:
Yosemite National Park rockfall forces closure
Crews are working to clear a major path into Yosemite National Park after a rockfall this weekend.
http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=8519260

Yosemite National Park’s environmental assessment for Half Dome says fewer people should climb
Yosemite National Park officials say lowering the number of permits to Half Dome is the best option for maintaining the wilderness character at the popular hiking spot.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/...E8PQ_story.html
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