Misc. Parks News:
Expansion of Biking in Parks Is Proposed
DENVER Mountain bikers, now barred from most backcountry areas in national parks, could have thousands of miles of trails opened up to them under a rule change proposed Thursday by the Interior Department.

Park Themes Get Nod for New Coin Series
Just as the 50-state coin program ends, and the year-long six-coin territorial quarter program begins, Congress has approved a series of National Park quarters to begin in 2010.

Yellowstone NP:
Bison get new access
State and federal agencies, after signing an agreement Wednesday in Montana, will begin tolerating some bison that wander out of Yellowstone National Park to winter range near the north and west entrances.