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$ 10,000 Reward for Fire Related Information in Everglades National Park – NBC 6 South Florida

Several agencies are coming together to offer a reward of up to $ 10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person (s) responsible for the man-made fires that have occurred in Everglades National Park. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Everglades National Park and the Florida Department of […]

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South Australia to get Australia’s largest national park

The new national park will be 3.6 million hectares in size, large enough to contain 1.75 million Adelaide Ovals. It is also over a million hectares larger than the next largest national park – Kakadu. It is the largest national park expansion in state history, supported by the largest government investment in parks ever. The […]

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Rangers at Haleakalā National Park share insider tips with visitors

Posted: May 13, 2021 / 4:50 p.m. HST / Update: May 13, 2021 / 4:53 PM HST Hikers at PuÊ»u HalāliÊ»i in Haleakalā crater in May. (Courtesy of C. Petruccelli) HONOLULU (KHON2) – Planning the visit Haleakalā National Park? Park rangers shared some of their insider tips on how to have a safe experience. [Hawaii […]

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Death Valley Dining Oasis Feeds Thousands in the Hottest Place on Earth

The worn wooden tables on the second-floor balcony of the Last Kind Words Saloon offer the best vantage point, at least from a people-watching perspective. The sight lines down into the tall, busy bar and restaurant are unobstructed, and the clatter from below rises to the tin roof like a light fog. From up here, […]

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New weed invades Chitwan National Park

A new problem is emerging inside the country’s most famous wildlife conservation area, Chitwan National Park. It is an invasive weed – parthenium. The invasive weed is spreading at an alarming rate to different parts of the park and if not controlled in time it should be a cause for concern to wildlife. Conservation biologist […]

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Zion National Park will increase the price of shuttle tickets starting Friday

Starting Friday, Zion National Park will increase the ticket price for a ride on one of its very popular shuttles from $ 1 to $ 2 per person per day. After receiving public feedback, the park is moving forward with the increase to help cover personnel and operating costs associated with the ticketing system. As […]

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Parks Project Vans collection release date

Vans’ current efforts are to give back. And by partnering with the National Parks Project outfitter, the brand both manufactures a wide range of wearable clothing and donates US $ 250,000 to the National Parks Conservation Association. The capsule, which covers a huge range of styles, appropriately begins with the shoes. Under the theme “Leave […]

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How to build an urban national park – and for whom to build it

TORONTO – Sinéad Zalitach has lived his entire life in the West Red Light District of Scarborough. Before the neighboring area became part of Rouge National Urban Park, she would catch tadpoles there or go skating on the pond. As she got older, Zalitach, who was born with Parkes Weber syndrome, a degenerative disease that […]

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Murder charge laid against man in homicide at Kootenay National Park – Castlegar News

A second degree murder charge has been approved against a man who has been identified as a ‘person of interest’ in the case of a woman found dead on a highway in Kootenay National Park last week. Philip Toner, was indicted in an Alberta court for his alleged role in the death of Brenda Ware, […]

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Grand Teton Park to Do Restoration Work on Mormon Row | Local News

Built in 1938, the historic Pink House in Grand Teton National Park on Mormon Row is a home for renovation. The park plans to spend a few million dollars to repair, restore and stabilize the John Moulton property that serves as a time capsule of what it was like to settle in Jackson Hole over […]

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Carson City Hosts National ‘Children’s Day in Parks’ Celebration This Saturday at Carson River Park | Carson City Nevada News

By Park Ranger Tyler Kerver Visit Carson River Park in Carson City anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this Saturday, May 15 to join the Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department in celebrating the 11th Annual Children’s Day in the parks of the National Park Trust. This year, Kids to Parks Day […]

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National park urges locals to get out into nature and improve mental health

People are urged to move around the national park to improve their well-being after the lockdown. The message comes as the annual Mental Health Awareness Week begins, with this year’s theme focused on nature and its role in helping people feel more connected to the world around them. The charity behind the week-long campaign, The […]

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Capitol Reef National Park seeks fee hikes for Fruita, group campsites

TORREY, Wayne County – Officials at Capitol Reef National Park are seeking approval for a plan that would increase the cost of overnight fees at its Fruita and group campsites. The plan, which was announced on Monday, would increase the overnight camping rates at Fruita Campground by $ 5, while the evening group camping rate […]

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Best experiences in Scotland’s national parks

From stargazing in a designated dark sky preserve to long distance biking, hiking, fishing, birding and skiing, here are the top things to do in the parks nationals of Scotland. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Loch Lomond and the Trossachs is Scotland’s first national park, established in 2002. The park stretches over a vast area, […]

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America’s Most Popular National Parks | Lifestyles

About 237 million people visited U.S. national parks in 2020, a 28% year-over-year decrease attributed to the coronavirus pandemic. To determine the most popular national parks in the United States, Stacker compiled data from the National Park Service on the number of recreational visits to each site in 2020. President Woodrow Wilson signed into law […]

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Get off the grid at Guadalupe Mountains National Park

El Capitan and Guadalupe Peak from Hunter Peak / Barbara Jensen Off the grid at Guadalupe Mountains National Park Words and pictures by Barbara ‘Bo’ Jensen Spring is here and I am trying to get out; however, this year I am also looking for less traveled roads. While some national parks are so busy they […]

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John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

Late afternoon thunderstorm clouds and sunlight over Painted Hills Unit, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument / Rebecca Latson A trip to east-central Oregon offers a visual feast of colorful and stunning landscapes designed from the state’s geological past. If you have a few days to spend, take the opportunity to visit the three different […]

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Capitol Reef National Park offers increased camping fees

Capitol Reef National Park. Photo courtesy: National Park Service TORREY, Utah, May 11, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) – Capitol Reef National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase nighttime camping fees for Fruita camping and group camping starting in 2022. All other fees will remain the same, according to the National Park Service. […]

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Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg Foundation Partnership Project: Culp’s Hill Rehabilitation

Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation partner with Culp’s Hill rehabilitation project. The project will enhance the 18 acre cultural and natural landscape of Culp’s Hill where a key battle took place on July 2-3, 1863. Work will include brush removal and a selection of understory (trees five inches or less) in diameter) […]

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Volcanoes National Park will reopen two trails on Thursday

Two trails that were closed to protect native ʻōhiÊ»a trees from a deadly fungus will reopen in the Kahuku Unit of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Thursday, May 13. The park has constructed a new ʻŌhiÊ»a Death (ROD) rapid decontamination station to allow entry into the previously quarantined upper Kahuku paddocks. Hikers must pass through […]