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Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

  • To make it easier to share Traveler stories, we've added an "email" button at the bottom of each post.

    Once you click the button, a template opens where you can insert your name and email address, and the name and email address of the person you want to send the article to. Clicking "send" then inserts the link to the article in the body of your email.

  • How much life is there at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore? That's a good question, one you can help answer by participating in the lakeshore's 'BioBlitz.' But time is running out to sign up.

  • On the afternoon of Sunday, May 3, 2009, rangers at Glacier National Park received a report of smoke coming from the historic Many Glacier Chalet at Glacier National Park. The building, also known as the winter caretaker’s residence, is not the same structure as the magnificent Many Glacier Hotel, which is located nearby.

  • Recent attempts by several kayakers to run the North Fork of the Virgin River through an area in Zion National Park known as The Narrows were far from successful. The result was a challenging search and rescue mission which became even more interesting after two of the boaters found themselves stranded 800 feet above the canyon floor.

  • 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.

    Here's what you need to know: