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Volunteers Aim To Reduce Human-Wildlife Conflicts At Grand Teton National Park

A new volunteer program to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts in the String Lake area has proven successful for Grand Teton National Park, and additional volunteers are wanted. The volunteers promote the “Bear Aware” campaign reminding visitors about the responsibilities related to recreating in bear country, as well as help with the increased issues related to the popularity of the area.

Isle Royale National Park Proposal Raises Cost Of Entrance But Honors Federal Passes

As national parks across the country consider fee increases to align with guidelines set last year by the National Park Service, changes proposed at Isle Royale National Park would raise the cost of entrance but also honor federal recreation passes that currently aren’t accepted.

National Park Service, State Of Utah Proposing To Extend Ferry Ramp At Glen Canyon National Park

As Lake Powell continues to drop in elevation due to poor snow years, the National Park Service and state of Utah are proposing to extend a ferry ramp at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area so motorists can benefit from a "shortcut" between Bullfrog and Halls Crossing. Without the ferry service, which takes roughly 25 minutes to move between the two marinas, motorists would be looking at a two-and-a-half-hour drive.

Impasse Means Yosemite Trademark Issue Could Drag On Deep Into 2017

An ongoing impasse over the value of trademarks held by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite is pointing to a lengthy legal battle between the concessionaire and the federal government, one likely to drag on for another year at least.
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