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Controversy for Khao Yai National Park chief over wild party

After a video emerged showing a wild party with sexy girls in skimpy outfits in Khao Yai National Park, the park chief has been relocated while a full investigation is carried out. The party took place on January 26 and appeared to violate both Covid-19 control laws and the National Parks Act. The event was […]

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Injured skier rescued after small avalanche in Grand Teton National Park

The following is a press release from Grand Teton National Park. MOOSE, Wyoming – The Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received a call around 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 about an injured skier involved in an avalanche in Sliver Corridor on Nez Perce in Grand Teton National Park. Park rangers and Teton County Search and Rescue […]

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Leopard found dead near Sanjay Gandhi National Park | Bombay News

Maharashtra reported the highest number of leopard deaths in the country in 2021 and accounted for 178 out of 614 fatalities. Mumbai: A three-year-old leopard known as C-40 was found dead on a road near Mumbai’s Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) on Tuesday, officials said. The animal’s autopsy ruled out the possibility of a collision […]

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Public opinion polled on new national park site

THE Scottish Borders came second in an online poll to identify the best site for a new national park in Scotland. After many years of campaigning, the Scottish government has confirmed that the country will have at least one new national park by 2026. Last year’s announcement was part of the Shared Policy Agenda released […]

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Park Supervisor (P) Job in Yosemite National Park, CA – Department of Interior

The United States government is a massive employer and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open positions in locations across the country. Below is a summary of qualifications for an active and open Home Office job listing. The opening is for a Park Supervisor (P) in Yosemite National Park, […]

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National park visitors will face ‘Asbo orders’ under new plans to end ‘hostile behaviour’

‘Anti-social’ visitors to the national park will face ‘Asbo orders’ under new plans to end ‘hostile behaviour’ in rural hotspots – following an influx of visitors triggered by the pandemic National Park authorities should be empowered to issue Asbo-type orders Aim is to help parks deal more easily with anti-social behavior Comes as national parks […]

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Fort Clatsop in Lewis and Clark National Historic Park

En route to Fort Clatsop, Louis and Clark National Historic Park / Rebecca Latson “Historical” vs. “Historical”: According to Merriam-Webster.com, “historical” is a general term to describe history, and “historical” is “generally reserved for important and famous moments in history”. Lewis and Clark National Historic Park and Fort Clatsop / National Park Service maps I […]

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Ministry of Environment Authorizes Tiger Safari in Madhav National Park | Latest India News

An enclosure of about 5 to 10 hectares will be built in Madhav National Park in Madhya Pradesh on the model of the Ghorela enclosure in Kanha Tiger Reserve to gently release the tiger. BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh government to develop tiger safari facility in Madhav National Park, Shivpuri, after Environment and Forestry Ministry approved the […]

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Prehistoric rock art “irreparably damaged” by vandals, officials say

Abstract geometric designs in Big Bend National Park in Texas that have survived for thousands of years have been “irreparably damaged” by vandals who inscribed names and dates in prehistoric designs, the National Park Service said. The Park Service said on its website that ancient rock art was damaged on Dec. 26 in the Indian […]

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White Sands National Park sees record number of visitors in 2021

ALAMOGORDO, NM (KRQE) – Despite the ongoing pandemic, an attraction in New Mexico is once again seeing record visits. In the second year of the pandemic, White Sands National Park welcomed more than 780,000 visitors – a number that continues to grow year on year. “It’s an extremely magical place and I think it has […]

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Great Smoky Mountains Association donation of $ 300,000 to Great Smoky Mountains National Park will go to radio stations

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one step closer to getting valuable new gear. The Great Smoky Mountains Association raised $ 300,000 for the national park to help replace its radio communication systems. The new radio system will allow the park to improve and expand communications with surrounding communities. PHOTOS: […]

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Get off the beaten track and immerse yourself in the eco-adventures of Biscayne National Park – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

The New Year is always about starting over, and in 2022 how about going out more? Biscayne National Park isn’t just for fish, because with their eco-adventures a shipwreck may be in your future. Wait, I don’t mean you’re on it when it’s leaking. Have you ever forgotten that we literally live next to a […]

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Waterbird census begins in Shuklaphanta National Park

Shuklaphanta National Park. (File photo) KANCHANPUR: The census of water birds has started in Shuklaphanta National Park and other areas. The census of waterfowl has started in the lakes and rivers inside and outside the park. The count will continue until January 16. For the census, park office staff, experts from the Nepal Bird Conservation […]

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Ferries from Liberty State Park to Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to suspend operations for winter

The ferry service from Liberty State Park to Ellis Island and Liberty Island will be suspended from January 3 to March 12, leaving ferries to Battery Park in New York City as the only way to reach the monuments. Jerry Willis, spokesperson for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island National Monument, which are managed […]

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Five stunning national parks to visit in South Korea

South Korea is home to 22 national parks. getty South Korea may be best known for its sprawling high-tech cities and world-famous entertainment industry, but this peninsular nation is also home to some truly spectacular natural sights. From the island-rich south shore to the northern border, there is no shortage of jagged mountains and lush […]

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New River Gorge National Park celebrates first anniversary of new designation

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is celebrating its first anniversary for its re-conversion to a national park after passing a bill originally created in 1978 and officially promulgating it on December 27, 2020. And now, a year later, the newest national park has seen a lot of positive changes, […]

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The exhibit commemorates the role of the public health department in Hot Springs National Park

HOT SPRINGS – As Hot Springs National Park’s centennial draws to a close, the last part of the year-long celebration recently opened at the Ozark Bath House. Over the next few months, it will host an exhibition around the United States Office of Public Health. “We commemorate the 100th anniversary of the partnership between the […]

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Arrogant monkey tears drink carton from tourist’s pocket in Chinese national park [Video]

Cheeky monkey runs up tourist’s leg to steal carton of milk from pocket in Chinese national park Monkey filmed climbing unsuspecting woman’s leg and grabbing it He rummages in his pocket to find a carton of milk which he then tears and drinks from. Images recorded in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China’s Hunan Province […]

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FAA licenses Camden Spaceport near Cumberland Island National Seashore

The prospect of rockets roaring over the maritime forests of Cumberland Island National Seashore came close to reality on Monday / NPS file Editor’s Note: This update, with comments from the Cumberland Island Superintendent, removes obsolete material. Rockets hovering over the Cumberland Island National Seashore along Georgia’s coast came close to reality on Monday when […]

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Calling for young volunteers to help take care of UK national parks | National parks

Kirsty Ferris started volunteering in the South Downs National Park at the age of 18 and wanted to ‘give something back’ while gaining experience with practical outdoor work. Now 22 and running her own garden design company, she has spent hours trimming trees, building fences, putting up hedges, helping conserve grasslands and improving access to […]

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Colorado man charged with assault on ranger in Rocky Mountain National Park

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announced Wednesday that a Colorado man has been charged with assaulting a federal officer following last week’s shooting in Rocky Mountain National Park. Daron Marquel Ellis has been indicted on a criminal charge of assaulting a federal agent with the use of a deadly weapon, […]

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2 mountain lion kittens found near Thousand Oaks office complex are cared for at OC Zoo

Veterinarians at the OC Zoo are caring for two mountain lion kittens who were found outside an office complex. (Supervisor OC Don Wagner) Two mountain lion kittens that were found under a picnic table outside an office complex in Thousand Oaks in November are now in the care of vets at the Orange County Zoo. […]

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Giant City State Park Lodge in Illinois Has a Unique History | national news

This Sept. 22 photo shows three generations of the Kelley family, left to right, Mike, Richard and Mikey, who are involved in running the Giant City Lodge in Giant City State Park, Illinois. The Kelleys have managed the lodge since 1981. Byron Hetzler, Southern Illinois via AP MAKANDA – The majestic Giant City Lodge sits […]

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Reservations required to visit Arches National Park in Utah soon

The pilot program launched next year aims to reduce congestion and overcrowding. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Entrance to Arches National Park, Moab, Friday, September 17, 2021. Visitors to Arches National Park will soon need reservations to access the park’s iconic arch formations and venues. other red rock elements. | December 10, 2021, […]

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Head of Olympic National Park to leave for Alaska

PORT ANGELES – The director of the Olympic National Park leaves for Alaska in January after serving as the park chief of nearly one million acres for nine years. Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum has accepted the new role of Regional Director of the National Park Service in Alaska. She and her husband, Bob, and their border […]

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Montana seeks end to protections for grizzly bears in the Glacier region

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Montana is asking the US Fish and Wildlife Service to lift endangered species protection for grizzly bears in the northern part of the state, including areas in and around Glacier National Park, announced Monday officials. The request, if successful, would open the door to public grizzly bear hunting in Montana for […]

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900 bison in Yellowstone are targeted for elimination

It was a conservation achievement: in 1902, fewer than 100 bison were scattered across the Great Plains, with poachers posing for photos next to thousands of skulls. More than a century later, 5,400 bison roam the fertile lands of Yellowstone National Park. But now there are too many bison, according to the National Park Service. […]

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Painted rocks hidden in New Mexico National Park. It has to stop, say the rangers. | Travel and outdoors

A strange mystery has been uncovered in Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico – and it’s artistically painted rocks hidden like Easter eggs in canyon niches. Photos shared on Facebook show that the artist may have invested hours, if not days, in making the rocks decorative. But the National Park Service wants this to […]

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Authorities agree to reduce Yellowstone bison herd from 600 to 900 | Montana News

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) – Authorities have agreed to allow up to 900 bison in Yellowstone National Park to be slaughtered by hunters, sent to slaughter or quarantined this winter as part of a program to prevent animals from spreading disease to livestock. Another 200 bison could be captured or hunted in late winter if those […]

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Man dies while canyoning in Zion National Park, two others rescued

through: Brian reese, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: November 30, 2021 / 10:30 p.m. EST / Update: November 30, 2021 / 9:59 PM EST CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – A man from Virginia died over the weekend while canyoning in Zion National Park, Utah. Andrew Arvig, 31, was pronounced dead on Sunday after search teams found him […]

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White rhinos airlifted from South Africa to Rwanda in largest single translocation | Preservation

Getting stuck in in-flight wine was not an option for the 30 overnight passengers flying from South Africa to Rwanda. Instead, the crew worked to keep first-time air travelers calm and trouble-free. The last thing we wanted was a raging 1.5 ton rhino aboard a Boeing 747. “All of the rhinos were lightly sedated to […]

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Reservation system will return to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2022

Rocky Mountain National Park will be reinstating its reservation system for a third summer as park officials begin planning to manage the growing crowds for years to come. Representatives from Rocky spoke to Estes Park City Council on Tuesday, highlighting the success of this year’s timed entry system. Visitor usage management specialist John Hannon said […]

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NSW Ben Boyd National Park name disputed over slavery argument

A report that the name of Scotsman Ben Boyd should be removed from a NSW national park due to links to slavery has drawn strong opposition. A horrific war of words has unfolded following a controversial government decision to rename one of NSW’s most iconic national parks. A report commissioned by Environment Minister Matt Kean […]

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Longer hikes available in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Through Jon | to November 24, 2021 By Jennie Vasarhelyi Cuyahoga Valley National Park has a number of trails to explore, including the Buckeye Trail, pictured above. Photo courtesy of Cuyahoga Valley National Park CVNP – A favorite way for people to experience Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is on a trail. Over 125 miles […]

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National Park Service seeks public comment on proposal to remove contaminated soil from Gold Hill Mill in Death Valley National Park

Moulin de la Colline d’OrNPS Photo by Neal Nurmi November 22, 2021 – DEATH VALLEY, CA – The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposal to remove contaminated soil from Gold Hill Mill in Death Valley National Park. The Mercury Amalgamation Plant was used from the 1930s to the 1950s in […]

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‘Boots on the Ground’ Needed to Get the Most Out of Land Purchases in NSW National Parks | Environment

In June last year, New South Wales Environment Minister Matt Kean announced the acquisition of Narriearra Station, a large property in Karengappa country in the north-west of the State, for the domain of national parks. Dotted with huge temporary wetlands that fill and attract waterbirds during inland flooding, the 153,415 hectare ranching station in the […]

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Minnesota man convicted of road rage incident in 2020

ST. PAUL – A federal judge has sentenced a Chisago County man to more than 14 years in prison following a road rage incident involving gunshots and drugs. Thirty six years Derrick hoff pleaded guilty in June to being a felon in possession of a gun and possession with intent to sell methamphetamine. He was […]

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U.S. National Parks to Offer Glimpse of Eco-Friendly Public Transportation

Americans may soon get a better glimpse of the future of eco-friendly transportation by visiting a U.S. national park Through HOPE YEN Associated Press November 17, 2021, 7:19 PM • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article Americans may soon get a better glimpse of the future of eco-friendly transportation by […]

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Could Edmonton be home to a new national park? – Edmonton

The federal government has pledged billions of dollars to create a series of national urban parks from coast to coast, and Edmonton wants to know more. READ MORE: Ottawa announces $ 130 million for network of national urban parks, including Meewasin Valley The idea is to conserve ecological gems, help protect wildlife, conserve biodiversity, fight […]

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program to kill Grand Canyon Bison Nets 4 animals, review | Arizona News

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Day three and the shooters waited under pine canopy for the rain to stop. Thirty minutes later, a single branch snapped, revealing a small herd of bison in the distance. Before a young cow was identified as the target, the huge animals vanished into a thicket […]

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Rent a villa, help the friends of the Virgin Islands National Park help the park

Rent a villa, help Friends of Virgin Islands National Park. When my wife and I visited the Virgin Islands National Park a few years ago, we rented a “villa”. It was a lovely house, just as you might find it today via AirBnB or VRBO. Today you can do the same and help the Friends […]

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OTO Development sets up shop in Yosemite National Park

November 6, 2021 – SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA – OTO Development enters the Yosemite National Park market with the acquisition of two hotels in Oakhurst, California, and a contract for a third. OTO, part of the Johnson Group, purchased Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Oakhurst Yosemite and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oakhurst-Yosemite Park Area […]

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Remains in Rocky Mountain National Park, man has been missing for 38 years

Ground search operations in 1983 for Rudi Moder. Rocky Mountain National Park An experienced climber went missing in Rocky Mountain National Park 38 years ago. Park officials now believe they have found his remains. Rudi Moder, 27 from West Germany, left on a two or three night ski mountaineering trip on February 13, 1983. His […]

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Commission sends Sams nomination to Senate | national news

WASHINGTON – Chuck Sams enters the final stages of the confirmation process with strong momentum. On Tuesday, November 2, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted unanimously to approve Sams’ appointment to the National Park Service in a voice vote. As Senators from both parties have expressed support for Sams and no committee member […]

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Careless motorists kill bison in Grand Teton National Park

At least five bison have been struck and killed by vehicles in the past two weeks in Grand Teton National Park, prompting authorities to appeal to motorists. “Seeing wildlife in its natural habitat is one of the many unique opportunities that make Grand Teton National Park a special and awe-inspiring place,” Wyoming Park said in […]

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Some Utah campgrounds are full most of the peak season

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) – No, you wouldn’t imagine it. Camping has gone crazy on public land in Utah. A new report from the advocacy organization Center for Western Priorities released Thursday shows that busy bookings for campsites on public lands increased by 39% during the peak season from 2014 to 2020. And the West […]

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New exhibits at the Waterrock Knob Visitor Center on Blue Ridge Parkway

Editor’s Note: The following is from the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. Did you know that elk can run up to 45 miles an hour? That black cubs stay with their mothers for 18 months to learn to hunt and survive? That, at 6,293 feet, Waterrock Knob is the highest peak in the Plott Balsam Mountains? […]

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The National Park Service partners with the Native Tourism Association

October 28, 2021 at 2:09 pm Updated October 28, 2021, 5:08 p.m. ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) – The National Park Service has partnered with a tourism association to ensure that Native American contributions, cultures and traditions are incorporated into exhibits and programming at sites across the country. The park service says it highlights the history of […]

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Everglades National Park, one of the most resilient ecosystems on the planet

Everglades National Park covers over 1.5 million acres of wetlands in South Florida, providing important habitat for some of the state’s most elusive and endangered species, like the West Indian manatee , the American crocodile and the Florida panther. The park is a haven filled with coastal mangroves, essential for preventing erosion and absorbing storm […]

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Haunted National Parks Across the United States

As Halloween approaches, landmarks across the country are getting more and more spooky “SD Travel” Twitter | Courtesy photoThe Jewel Cave National Monument is also known as “The Chamber of Torture”. While there is an urban legend, myth, or old folk tale buried in every city in the United States, some stories have been far […]

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body of missing man from Texas found in Grand Teton National Park | Regional news

Search teams today found the body of missing 26-year-old Texas Jared Hembree in Grand Teton National Park. His body was found near Uhl Hill in the eastern part of the park. Rangers arrived at the scene and recovered Hembree’s remains. The National Park Service and the Teton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating what happened. A […]

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Authorities search for Texas man in Grand Teton National Park – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

MOOSE, Wyoming (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Authorities searched Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming for a Texas man who was last seen Thursday. Park officials identified the missing man as Jared Hembree, 26, and said he was last seen near Game Warden Point in Moran. READ MORE: Anna’s police investigate accident that killed 22-year-old Jared Hembree (Courtesy: […]

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Delaware Water Gap could become a national park

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY – Nestled between New Jersey and Pennsylvania lies approximately 70,000 acres of wooded paradise, the Delaware River meandering through the mountains as a resource for recreational adventures and wildlife. Known as the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, more than five million visitors flock to this outdoor mecca each year to hike, […]

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Sandman arrested after chase in Zion National Park, Arizona

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – A Sandy the man was arrested after prominent officers embarked on a high-speed chase of Sion national park and Arizona. He is now expected to face felony charges in both states. Late Saturday night, Kane County Sheriff’s Office said National Park Service rangers found a vehicle speeding through Zion west of […]

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Paradise in Costa Rica: Manuel Antonio National Park

We invite you to travel in a paradise in costa rica on the Pacific coast. It’s a national park named Manuel Antonio. Here you will find unspoiled beaches with crystal clear waters, sun 365 days a year and friendly people. What more could you want? This natural wonder is located in the province of Puntarenas, […]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park braces for prescribed burn – Red Bluff Daily News

Lassen Volcanic National Park will use the forecasted precipitation to complete the prescribed burn in the park. “These prescribed burns are part of a decades-long fire management program to reduce the intensity and severity of future forest fires in the park,” said Mike Klimek, fire management manager. “The fall weather favors prescribed burns of low […]

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Gabby Petito’s ashes scattered in Grand Teton National Park, dad suggests

A social media post from Gabby Petito’s father suggests his ashes may have been scattered throughout Grand Teton National Park, WABC-TV reports. Friday, Petito’s father, Joseph Petito, posted on twitter an image of Wyoming Park showing a lake in the foreground and mountains in the background. “I now know why you came here. #gabbypetito now […]

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Gabby Petito case: Dad’s post suggests Long Island woman’s ashes scattered in national park, laundry search continues

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (WABC) – Gabby Petito’s ashes appear to have been scattered throughout Grand Teton National Park, according to a social media post from her father. Joseph Petito posted an image from inside Wyoming Park on Friday showing Jenny Lake in the foreground and mountain peaks in the background. He wrote “Now I know why […]

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National Parks Should Teach Indigenous History – Lowell Sun

I could see the ranger’s sigh in the air, a cloud of disappointment hanging in the freezing yellowstone morning. My girlfriend and I had asked Kelly, the only ranger at the socially remote information booth, where I could learn more about the Native Americans who originally inhabited the park. “We really don’t have any exposure,” […]

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Senate hearing on Sams as head of national parks scheduled for October 19 | North West

WASHINGTON – A politically polarized Senate has set an Oct. 19 hearing on the appointment of former Oregon tribal chief Chuck Sams as the next director of the National Parks Service. Sams, the longtime administrator of the Confederate Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, will appear before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources […]

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Coroner: Gabby Petito was strangled to death

Gabby Petito’s cause of death was strangulation and her case is now confirmed as homicide, as Teton County Coroner Dr Brent Blue delivers findings on young woman killed in Bridger National Forest- Teton. His body was found at a National Forest backcountry campsite adjacent to Grand Teton National Park after a multi-lane search focused on […]

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Park Service and FAA review Glacier helicopter tour plan

WESTERN GLACIER – A new plan will manage how helicopter tours will be conducted over Glacier National Park in the coming years, which will achieve a goal outlined in the overall management plan approved there. over 20 years ago. In a recent online meeting, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Park Service (NPS) explained […]

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Zion National Park closes slot canyons in anticipation of flash floods

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – Washington County sees rain and Zion National Park closes slot canyons due to a flash flood warning. If you are driving through Washington County to Springdale, you may have received a notification from the National Weather Service that the conditions are unsafe and traveling could be life threatening. Visitors to Springdale […]

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The scoop with Amy Doyle: National park sites are the hot new trip

Amy Doyle. Photo by Bonfire Visuals Go out! An unintended benefit of the pandemic has been the dramatic increase (and appreciation) in visitors from outside America. Go to a national park! In my experience, we thought our teens rolling their eyes wouldn’t enjoy a trip to a national park in South Dakota. Boy, were we […]

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Senator Hickenlooper Introduces Bill to Add Amache National Historic Site to the National Park System

WASHINGTON – US Senator John Hickenlooper introduced his bipartisan bill to add Amache National Historic Site to the national parks system during a hearing of the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. “Amache National Historic Site would provide an unprecedented opportunity for Coloradans and Americans to learn more about the horrors of Japanese […]

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Pilot injured in US fighter jet crash in Death Valley National Park

A Navy pilot was injured after an F / A-18F Super Hornet crashed in Death Valley National Park, California. The Navy said in a press release that the crash happened around 3 p.m. Oct. 4 in a remote area. No civilians were injured as a result of the accident. The pilot, whose rank and name […]

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National Public Lands Day draws visitors to Muir Woods – Scot Scoop News

Free access to the trails at Muir Woods National Monument draws visitors from all over the United States every year on the fourth Saturday in September. National Public Lands Day, which took place last Saturday, celebrates time spent in U.S. national parks, protecting our environment, and sharing in the beauty of nature by offering free […]

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Missing hiker found in Zion National Park, park rangers share warning

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – A successful rescue mission for John Fiske Burg, 79, who went missing last Wednesday and was found last Saturday, triggers a warning from Zion National Park Ranger Chief Daniel Fagergren. “People just have to be aware that they have to plan, they have to hike with someone, they have to bring […]

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Missing hiker found in Zion National Park

Missing hiker John Fiske Burg found in Zion National Park Burg was found over Lodge Canyon and transported to St. George for medical attention. SPRINGDALE, UT – On Saturday, October 2, at approximately 3:30 p.m. MT, the Nellis Air Force located John Fiske Burg above Lodge Canyon in Zion National Park. Burg was treated on […]

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Interested in visiting the Carlsbad Caverns National Park? Here’s why you should go

Carlsbad Caverns has given the nickname “Grand Canyon Underground” and its enormous size is just one of the reasons people visit. Located in southern New Mexico, near the border with Texas, is the beautiful Carlsbad Caverns National Park, nestled in the beautiful Guadalupe Mountains. The park is located just 18 miles from Carlsbad. Actor and […]

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Tennessee National Park opens trail accessible to cabin

GATLINBURG, Tennessee (AP) – Before Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials and others cut the ribbon on the John Oliver Cabin Accessible Trail on Tuesday, Friends of the Smokies Distinguished Board Member and former Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court, Gary Wade, recalled a poignant moment in United States history. “To put this event […]

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Fire evacuation underway for Kings Canyon Park, Grant Grove

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks have issued mandatory evacuation orders for some popular tourist sites: the communities of Grant Grove, Wilsonia and Cedar Grove. The parks have been closed to tourists for several days. Evacuations apply to residents, employees and anyone else who might do business in these areas. They are asked to leave […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park braces for large crowds as Kilauea erupts

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is boosting its numbers as it predicts thousands will travel to Kilauea to see the lava eruption from Halemaumau Crater. “We expect the number of visits to increase as the news spreads throughout the weekend,” park spokeswoman Jessica Ferracane said. At 3:29 p.m. on Wednesday, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory detected […]

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10 facts about Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park has always had a glamorous feel – it is, after all, just two hours from Los Angeles, so it’s no surprise that the park has a fascinating history filled with Hollywood drama. 1. Joshua Tree National Park includes two deserts. Many people don’t realize that Joshua Tree National Park is actually […]

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How a government shutdown could impact Utah’s national parks

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – If the government shuts down, it could also lead to the closure of national parks, as officials tell ABC4 they are reviewing a contingency plan. Sarah Adent is the director of the Springdale Visitor Center near Zion National Park. After suffering a government shutdown last winter, she says she is worried. […]

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An extraordinarily rare opportunity to own a magnificent gem within the “crown of the continent”, Glacier National Park

WHITE FISH, Mont., September 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Imagine a property so private it is surrounded by over a million acres of wilderness on all sides. Such a rare listing, the last sale of similar private property took place over 32 years ago. A property located in the “Crown of the Continent”, inside […]

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Flash flood alert issued for Capitol Reef National Park

A cold front could also bring strong winds. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Capitol Reef National Park on Friday May 10, 2019. | 28 Sep 2021, 23:19 A cold front through Utah could cause flash floods and high winds in parts of the state on Tuesday afternoon and evening. A National Weather Service […]