Plight of the Parks
A trigger-happy camper, possibly fueled by alcohol, shot another man in an Oregon campground after hearing rustling in the brush. The incident, while not occurring in a national park setting, could fuel arguments of those opposed to the legalization of carrying concealed weapons in national parks.
Four Billion Dollars from the Land and Water Conservation Fund is a Good Start, but the National Park Service Needs More
With the Democratic National Convention under way, and the Republican National Convention soon to follow, it's natural to wonder what these two parties are thinking of in terms of the environment in general and national parks specifically.
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That Booming You Hear in the Skies Over Yellowstone National Park? It Soon Could be the Sound of Artillery
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National Park Service and US Border Patrol to Share a New Operations Center at Lake Amistad National Recreation Area
What does the future hold for the National Park Service and its wonderful system? It's a question worth asking as the Bush administration nears the end of its eight years in office, one that is particularly timely to ponder considering the Superintendents' Summit '08 that will be held at a Utah ski resort later this month.
National Park Service Director Mary Bomar not only sees a "special bond" between her agency and the International Mountain Bicycling Association, but can even picture a special "parks edition" mountain bike.