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 Zoos 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