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Monday, August 4th, 2014

  • Fancy yourself a good photographer? If you work for the Natinal Park Service, or are a Volunteer-In-Parks staffer, consider entering Eastern National's 2015 Passport To Your National Parks® Photo Contest.

  • As big as Yellowstone National Park is -- 63 miles north to south and 54 miles east to west -- perhaps it's not too surprising that someone not interested in driving to a trailhead in the park decided to make their own on the edge of the park.

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

  • While mountain lions are magnificent animals, they can also be dangerous. That's why Dinosaur National Monument officials want visitors to know that there has been recent mountain lion activity in the Echo Park area, where a fresh kill was spotted July 22.

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Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

  • "Union made" could soon be a phrase you can utter at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland, as a conservation corps team might be working there later this year under supervision of an organization related to the AFL-CIO.