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Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

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  • With bears acting more like bears in terms of eating their normal fare, the dock at Oak Island in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin has reopened to boaters.

Monday, August 4th, 2014

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    Western Banded Gecko
    NPS Photo

    The Western Banded Gecko, or Coleonyx variegatus, is no stranger to beating the heat; their nocturnal lifestyle is ideal for the sizzling desert climate.

  • Fancy yourself a good photographer? If you work for the Natinal Park Service, or are a Volunteer-In-Parks staffer, consider entering Eastern National's 2015 Passport To Your National Parks® Photo Contest.

  • As big as Yellowstone National Park is -- 63 miles north to south and 54 miles east to west -- perhaps it's not too surprising that someone not interested in driving to a trailhead in the park decided to make their own on the edge of the park.