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Sunday, April 5th, 2015

  • Modern technology, including cell phones and helicopters, can be a mixed blessing when emergencies occur in remote locations in parks. The downside is some people will expect quick results when things go awry, and due to weather, terrain or other factors, cell phones don't always work, and helicopters aren't always available.

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Saturday, April 4th, 2015

  • The growth of both photo editing software and social media sites such as Facebook have provided a fertile field for April Fools' spoofs on a variety of subjects, including national parks. Here are just a few examples from around the country.

    Yosemite National Park

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

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  • Kurt Repanshek, founder and editor-in-chief of National Parks Traveler, the top-ranked website dedicated to daily editorial coverage of national parks, has been awarded the George Wright Society’s Communication Award for 2014.