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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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  • Focusing on the night skies will be the star attraction this weekend at Lassen Volcanic National Park in California when the park's Dark Sky Festival is held.

  • It long has been expected that as the climate warms, vegetation would react by moving. Both north in latitude, and up in elevation. Now new research confirms that "because of the combination of climate change and habitat loss, up to one-quarter of the total area of the National Park System is vulnerable to vegetation shifting up slope and northward."

Monday, July 28th, 2014

  • Editor's note: This updates with the missing hiker in Rocky Mountain National Park found in good condition.

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