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Friday, April 6th, 2012

  • Nearly 70 more nightly rooms eventually will be available in the Old Faithful area at Yellowstone National Park as National Park Service officials have agreed to convert 67 cabins from concessionaire employee housing to rental units.

    As part of the deal, a dormitory will be built to house concessionaire employees in the area.

    A Finding of No Significant Impact allowing repurposing the cabins

  • Got your ticket punched for a visit to Denali National Park and Preserve this summer?

  • You can add Rocky Mountain National Park to the list of parks that are being scoured for as many species as possible during a 24-hour period, and you can even participate in the inventory.

    The BioBlitz, sponsored by the National Geographic Society and the National Park Service, will be held August 24-25.

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

  • While a big deal was made several years ago when the outgoing Bush administration moved to allow energy exploration on the doorstep of some national parks in Utah, relatively little has been heard about oil drilling on the Blackfoot Reservation next to Glacier National Park.

    In the Utah matter, a series of leases i

  • It's time for the annual pool: When will the snowplows open the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park end-to-end?

    Word from the park is that the road crews have started their spring plowing operations.