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Thursday, May 8th, 2008

  • Here's an update to the Voyageurs National Park boat tours story. There currently are boat tours available, but not on the scale that will be possible thanks to the $1.4 million a congressman from Minnesota has directed to the National Park Service so it can build a 49-seat boat.

    But the 50-foot-long boat won't be ready for duty until 2010.

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