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Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

  • 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[

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

  • I’m postponing the promised continued exploration of the birds of Newfoundland’s national parks to somewhat ironically discuss how many of those same birds are turning up all over the northeastern United States.

  • Sure, Election Day is here, and snows are falling in the high country of the Rockies and Sierra. But that doesn't mean you can't get one more blast of fall at a deal when it comes to lodging.

    At Zion National Park in Utah, the Zion Lodge is offering rates nearly a quarter-off through this month.

  • A female nēnē, thought to be getting ready to nest, was killed when run over on Highway 11 by a motorist at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

    The endangered goose was killed early Friday morning along Chain of Craters Road, and her mate remains near the site.