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Friday, October 28th, 2011

  • Questionable actions the staff of Point Reyes National Seashore has taken towards the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. have drawn the attention of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which is launching an investigation into the fate of the oyster company.

    "Since 2007, the NPS has been advocating that the Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

  • There's nothing quite worse for backcountry travelers than facing long lines to gain a permit to head on their trek.

  • A woman whose husband was mauled to death by a grizzly bear near Yellowstone National Park shortly after it had been sedated by wildlife biologists is suing the federal government for $5 million, saying the biologists failed to adequately monitor the bear and warn area residents of their work.

    Erwin Frank Evert was

  • For the past decade, Great Smoky Mountains National Park biologists and staff worked to restore a permanent elk herd to the park's rumpled mountains.

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

  • [i]Editor's note: This updates with Mr.