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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Monday, May 14th, 2012

  • Don't be too alarmed if you see smoke wafting above the Wawona area of Yosemite National Park later this week. Park officials are planning a prescribed burn in that part of the park to reduce a buildup of fuels.

    The burn is planned for Wednesday, but is contingent on favorable burning conditions.

  • Two hiking programs being offered this summer at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park will introduce you to a captivating landscape, biodiversity and history of the park's southernmost section.

    People and Land of Kahuku is a 2-mile, 3-hour expedition through pastures, a quarry, an airstrip, and the 1868 lava fields of Kahuku.

  • Are units of the National Park System appropriate in size when they are first created? History shows us that's seldom the case.