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Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Monday, May 5th, 2008

  • A volunteer effort has been able to remove a trapper's snare from around the neck of a wolf in Denali National Park and Preserve. Unfortunately, a second wolf that also was caught up in a snare has not been seen.

  • As was noted the other day, a coalition of conservation groups has asked that the National Park Service extend the public comment period for the proposed revision of the "natural quiet" definition regarding aircraft over [url=http://www.nps.gov/grca]Grand Canyon Nationa

  • Air tours are a key segment of the tourism industry in more than a few national parks. It seems that in more and more parks you can board a plane or helicopter for a quick aerial reconnaissance of the parkscape down below.

  • Critics of the National Park Service's mandate to conserve natural resources often say the national parks were not intended to be kept inside bell jars. And that's certainly not happening.