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Thursday, April 19th, 2012

  • Thoughts by the National Park Service to ban commercial climbing outfitters from wilderness areas in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado are being reined in after three U.S.

  • Questions are being raised over whether the National Park Service's approach to the multiple-use trail in Big Bend National Park was preordained to satisfy the International Mountain Bicycling Association.

    At the sametime, a [url=http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2012/04/multiple-use-trail-going-big-bend-national-park-now-only

  • A "significant loss" of whitebark pine trees in the Greater Yellowstone Area that includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks has federal land managers in the region pledging to work together to find ways to reverse th

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

  • Chimani, the leading developer of mobile apps for national parks, is once again celebrating National Park Week by offering all of its iOS and Android apps for national parks for free.

    The Maine-based company says all iOS and Android national park apps will be free in celebration of National Park Week, which runs from April 21-29.

  • A straight-A student from the University of California at Los Angeles will get to spend three months touring the National Park System as an intern under the Park Service's Submerged Resources Center.

    Tim White, of Baldwin, New York, recently was selected by the Submerged Resources Center and the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society as the Park Service's 2012 diving intern.