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Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

  • As winter fast approaches (or has already hit you if you are from South Dakota and other points snowy) people often start to look at buying cameras. Not coincidentally just about every major camera manufacturer released a raft of new models this fall.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

  • Some tweaks to a proposed oil and gas lease auction in Utah could spare some potential impacts to Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Dinosaur National Monument, but conservationists say the National Park Service still dropped the ball.

  • The shot was good, but the location wasn't. And the result was that a 16-year-old could be facing charges for poaching a bull elk inside Glacier National Park.

  • A new challenge facing national park wildlife managers sounds like it's taken from a Hollywood medical thriller. Unfortunately, it's fact—not fiction—and it has the potential to become a major problem in the years ahead.

  • When was the last time you went up into your attic? While you no doubt have stored away quite a few treasures there, it's likely they're covered in dust, and neglect probably has taken a toll as well, don't you think?

    And who in your household is in charge of checking on those family heirlooms? You? Your spouse? Your kids? Is anyone?