Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
JFK flights delayed because of sex-starved turtles crossing runway to get to breeding grounds
A pack of sex-starved turtles shut down a Kennedy Airport runway Wednesday by crossing the tarmac to get to their seasonal breeding grounds.
http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011...l#ixzz1QhEjXyNb
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Misc. National Park News:
What's ailing America's national parks?
As president of the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), Tom Kiernan is, not surprisingly, a fan of Ken Burns' documentary, "The National Parks: Americas Best Idea," but he'd like to add an addendum.
http://overheadbin.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/06/27/6958910-whats-ailing-americas-national-parks
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Mount Rainier National Park News:
Rock and snow avalanche tear down Mount Rainier
A large rock and snow slide is photographed on Mount Rainier, originating above the Nisqually Glacier and traveling nearly two miles. Read more about the rock and snow avalanche in this story. See more pictures of the devestation in this photo gallery.
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/picturethis/2015454245_pt_rainier_avy.html
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Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Savor The Gifts That Are Grizzly Bear 399 & Clan in Grand Teton National Park
Whats the value of a grizzly bear? For far more people than not, few things in this age of avatars surpass the thrill of seeing a grizzly bear family in its native element.
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/201...tional-park8372
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