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Thursday, November 8th, 2012

  • These days Dan Hottle works in the public affairs office at Yellowstone National Park. But prior to his Park Service career, he was a Marine on active duty in the Middle East. Join him in honoring other armed forces veterans in the national parks during the Veterans Day Weekend.

  • The Glacier National Park Ice Patch Archaeology and Paleoecology Project was recently awarded the Department of the Interior's 2012 Partners in Conservation Award in recognition of outstanding conservation achievements attained through collaboration and partnership.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

  • National parks have served as backdrops for countless movies. Death Valley National Park played a role in Star Wars, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, of course, was prominently featured in North by Northwest, and Thelma & Louise drove through parts of Canyonlands National Park.

  • Editor's note: Through its George Melendez Wright Climate Change Interns and Fellows program, the National Park Service enables university students to visit national parks to investigate issues related to climate change. Here are two of the studies being investigated by students.

  • Since 1999, the Grand Teton Lodge Company has provided $600,000 to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation, money that the foundation has turned around to benefit [url=http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/parks/grand-teton-national-park]Grand Teton National Park[