Banff National Park News:
Banff National Park worth the 125th anniversary celebration
"Look out as far as you can, past that last mountain range in the haze," says Grant Statham, the avalanche-risk specialist for Banff National Park, as our helicopter does a sharp turn.
http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/Banff+National+Park+worth+celebration/3887284/story.html
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Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Bears active longer than usual this year
Black bear nuisance behavior in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park got off to an early start this spring and has lasted longer than usual, biologists say.
http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2010/nov/27/bears-active-longer-than-usual-this-year/

Strong October puts park ahead of last year's pace
Visits to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are ahead of last year, following a strong increase in October.
http://www.wect.com/Global/story.asp?S=13570046
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Lassen Volcanic National Park News:
At Lassen Volcanic National Park, let it snowshoe
On a wintry evening outside Lassen Volcanic National Park in northeast California, I walked alone on a snow-packed trail lit by a round, plump moon.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/26/AR2010112602109.html
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Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
Leopard attacks villagers, forest officials near Ranthambore National Park
A leopard attacked villagers in Tonk district of India's northwestern Rajasthan state on Friday (November 26), injuring eight locals, including forest officials from Ranthambore National Park.
http://www.dailyindia.com/show/411004.php

Kenyan rangers gun down elephant poachers
Kenyan wildlife rangers shot dead two poachers suspected of killing two elephants in one of the country's top national parks, a park official said Friday.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/art...05c182e9624.9a1

New bird species recognised in Australia Critically endangered
DNA uncovers one of the world's rarest birds
November 2010. A team of Australian researchers involving DNA experts from the University of Adelaide has identified a new, critically endangered species of ground parrot in Western Australia.
http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/western-ground-parrot010.html#cr
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Wind Cave National Park News:
Wind Cave bison could build Arapaho herd
Spiders at Wind Cave National Park booby trap the grass, their threads of silk revealed in low-angle sunlight.
http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-an...f12597fd19.html
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Yellowstone National Park News:
Wyo. official supports Yellowstone grizzly hunts
A Wyoming wildlife manager says he supports hunting grizzly bears now that the population in the Yellowstone National Park area has reached the highest level in decades.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/27/AR2010112703377.html