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Sunday, November 13th, 2011

  • Almost any job can be demanding at times, but if your work with the National Park Service involves cultural resources, you don't usually need to wear body armor.

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

  • It's a single digit, one not overly impressive, but when you consider the number of California condor chicks hatched in the wild at Grand Canyon National Park, "three" is record-setting.

    However, while two of the three condor chicks that hatched in the wild earlier this year are doing well, one chick recently was found dead below its nest cave in the Grand Can

Friday, November 11th, 2011

  • Coming to your computer on November 18 -- an on-line auction intended to raise money for the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park to help with its work of preserving and protecting the park's resources while also educating visitors.

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  • Wet weather this fall has created a problem of standing water at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, where officials say a high water table is responsible.

  • International good will is scheduled to roll into Steamtown National Historic Site late this month when a Canadian Pacific Railway "Holiday Train" comes to visit as part of a food bank drive.

    The Holiday Train is scheduled to visit northeastern Pennsylvania on Saturday, November 26, at the historic site