Glacier National Park News:
Logan Pass accessible from east side through Sunday
Visitors to Glacier National Park may access Logan Pass via the Going-to-the-Sun Road from St. Mary on the east side of the park through Sunday, October 14, as weather conditions allow. Visitors may encounter winter conditions, including snow and patches of ice on the road at higher elevations and are encouraged to drive with care.
http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-reg...mment_form=true
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Grand Canyon National Park News:
Many facilities on Grand Canyon's North Rim to close for season Oct.15
The staff on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will begin to shut down most visitor services and facilities on Oct. 15; but the North Rim will remain open to visitors through Nov. 25 or until snow closes Highway 67 leading into the park.
http://www.nhonews.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=14922
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Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Fern Lake Fire still burning in Rocky Mountain National Park
The Fern Lake Fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park since Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 9 is still at approximately 300 acres in size and as of Wednesday morning, was still not contained.
http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_217403...l#ixzz291JwrOXZ

Local wolf ambassador takes message to court
The National Parks Service's decision to use sharpshooters instead of reintroducing wolves to control elk populations in Rocky Mountain National Park was challenged in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals by WildEarth Guardians.
http://www.ourcoloradonews.com/tellercou...19bb2963f4.html
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Yellowstone National Park News:
Yellowstone wolf study reveals how to raise successful offspring
What are the key ingredients to raising successful, self-sufficient offspring? A new life sciences study using 14 years of data on gray wolves in Yellowstone National Park indicates that cooperative group behavior and a mother's weight are crucial.
http://www.sciencecodex.com/yellowstone_wolf_study_reveals_how_to_raise_successful_offspring-99954

Bison Protest Limits Hunting
Farmers and ranchers in Valley and Phillips counties, the grassy prairie that some envision as an American Serengeti for free-roaming bison, have turned their opposition to this plan back on Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks in a new way. To demonstrate that they do not accept FWPs translocation of Yellowstone bison to northeast Montana, about 70 landowners have cut years-long ties with FWPs game management programs and the hunter friends they have hosted on their land.
http://www.glasgowcourier.com/cms/news/news/story-650061.html
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Zion National Park News:
Two rescued from Zion canyon trail
Park rangers at Zion National Park rescued two hikers Tuesday who were overdue while canyoneering the difficult Heaps Canyon trail.
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55059921-78/canyon-rangers-trail-helicopter.html.csp