At this writing, Tropical Storm Gustav is still in the Caribbean and not yet a hurricane. However, Gustav is expected to get a big energy boost when it moves over warm Gulf of Mexico waters (probably early Sunday) and will likely transition to hurricane strength before making landfall.
Crews in Yellowstone National Park are working on turning back the clock on some lands that had once been used as agricultural fields. A pilot project getting under way north of Mammoth Hot Springs aims to restore native vegetation on 22 acres.
Thursday, August 28th, 2008
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I just got off the phone with Sergeant Robert Lachance, Public Information Officer at National Capital Parks-East. This item he submitted for the NPS Morning Report had caught my attention: