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Monday, September 22nd, 2008

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park came into being as a component of Hawaii National Park, which was established on 1 August 1916. However, it celebrates its 47th anniversary as a stand-alone unit on September 22. The fireworks are appropriately being provided by Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes.

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

  • Despite all the issues that constantly swirl around the National Park System -- funding constraints, staffing woes, rising fees -- there's still more to be proud about than disappointed.

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Friday, September 19th, 2008

  • Officials at Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, concerned about a a judge's ruling that blocks recreational snowmobiling and snow coach use in the parks, are searching for a way to get around

  • Bigger than a saucier pan, the paw print held in the wet sand of a beach deep in the South Arm of Yellowstone Lake was unmistakable: Here was the home of Ursus arctos horribilis, aka grizzly bear.