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Monday, July 23rd, 2012

  • A California man who summited the Middle Teton in Grand Teton National Park apparently slipped and fell approximately 1,000 feet to his death while descending the crag.

    Justin Harold Beldin, 27, of Benicia, California, was taking a different route down from the 12,804-foot peak from his two companions when he fell a

  • Six months after a two-day conference on the future of America's national parks, a drive continues to encouarge more groups with ties to the parks to endorse a statement of principles that touches on such diverse topics as economics, natural resource protection, and connecting communities to the parks.

  • Come November, San Francisco voters will get a chance to start a process that could result in the draining of the reservoir that now fills the Hetch Hetchy Valley of Yosemite National Park.

    The San Franciso Department of Elections late last week approved the petition drive by the Yosemite Restoration Campaign to

  • In the aftermath of major fires near Fort Collins and Colorado Springs earlier this summer, smoke rising from a heavily wooded mountainside in Rocky Mountain National Park last week wasn't a welcome sight.

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

  • Oz Names Massive New Limmen National Park

    Australia's Northern Territories Chief Minister Paul Henderson went to a remote location in the Gulf of Carpentaria last week to declare a new national park.