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Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

  • Rangers at Florida's Canaveral National Seashore are providing an unusual opportunity in June to visit undisturbed beaches to watch a loggerhead sea turtle nesting. Space for these conducted trips in June is limited and reservations can be made starting on May 15th.

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Monday, May 4th, 2009

  • With odds dwindling quickly, the search for two young men missing in the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park is being scaled back.

  • Should search-and-rescue (SAR) subjects be billed for the cost of their rescue? It's long been a thorny issue, one that organizations that respond to SARs long have opposed.

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

  • So, what'd you think of SPOT's test run through the backcountry of Dinosaur National Monument?

    Overall, it seemed to perform well, but I have a couple of suggestions for the designers.

  • A snowbound couple were rescued from a fire tower in Dinosaur National Monument last weekend in an incident that highlights some of the challenges faced by the folks who do search and rescue work.