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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

  • Got a great national park photo? Want it to be one of 10 used by Eastern National for its Passport To Your National Parks® stamps? You have until October 17 to get your candidate in.

    Each year Eastern National holds a contest for National Park Service employees and Volunteers In Parks to select ten new images for the collectible Passport To Your National Parks® stamp series.

  • A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for killing a mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains last month.

    The death of the male lion, P-15, was discovered September 11 when a hiker c

Monday, October 10th, 2011

  • Watching black bears munch away on juicy Hawthorne berries along the narrow Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park is one thing.

  • A decision by the Obama Administration to fast-track seven power transmission line projects, including one through several units of the National Park System, has drawn condemnation from conservation groups.

    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the fast-tracking shows

  • Rolling landscape and some history have been added to Wind Cave National Park through the acquisition of a 5,555-acre ranch made available to the National Park Service by The Conservation Fund.

    The ranchland, located on the southeastern edge of the national park, includes a 1,000-year-old buffalo jump -- a cliff used by Native Americans to drive bison over to