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Monday, June 11th, 2012

  • Miles and miles of lost or blocked streams. Thousands of acres of lost wetlands. Biological shudders through the underlying ecosystem.

  • Change has come to camping at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Dunewood Campground, at least when it comes to paying for your site.

    The National Park Service has installed a new fee system at the campground in time for the busy summer season.

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

  • It’s the age-old question: What gift do I give Dad for Father’s Day? Instead of buying Dad another tie or a big mouth bass talking wall decoration, why not get him something that he will really love and can really use?

    Here’s a top ten list of worthy Father’s Day gifts for the national parks lover, the outdoorsman, the history buff, or the music aficionado:

  • A key ingredient for enjoying the national parks is being properly outfitted and trained for the adventure you're embarking on. Unfortunately, a young woman climbing in Grand Teton National Park was neither.

  • Former Director Helps Get Publicity for Uganda Parks

    Moses Mapesa, the former director of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), was praised recently in New Vision, “Uganda’s Leading Daily.” Mapesa was recently “appointed the regional vice-chair for the International Union for Con