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Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

  • Federal wildlife authorities who once were so confident the gray wolf could survive without Endangered Species Act protections now say they didn't do all their homework as completely as they should have.

  • 1. Look at the photo accompanying this quiz. Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin spent plenty of time in this building during 1992-2002, first as a city council member, then as mayor of Wasilla. Which of the following parks is closest to Wasilla?
    a. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
    b. Denali National Park and Preserve

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Monday, September 15th, 2008

  • A federal judge, ruling that Yellowstone National Park's decision to continue recreational snowmobile use in the park runs counter to science and the National Park Service's conservation mission, has tossed out the park's winter-use plan.