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Monday, October 10th, 2011

  • Watching black bears munch away on juicy Hawthorne berries along the narrow Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park is one thing.

  • A decision by the Obama Administration to fast-track seven power transmission line projects, including one through several units of the National Park System, has drawn condemnation from conservation groups.

    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the fast-tracking shows

  • Rolling landscape and some history have been added to Wind Cave National Park through the acquisition of a 5,555-acre ranch made available to the National Park Service by The Conservation Fund.

    The ranchland, located on the southeastern edge of the national park, includes a 1,000-year-old buffalo jump -- a cliff used by Native Americans to drive bison over to

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

  • A new exhibit that explores how archaeology can help unravel the story of what happened to the "First Colony" opens Monday at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site in North Carolina's Outer Banks.

    The exhibit, Beneath the Sands: Past and Present Archaeology at Fort Raleigh, is a joint production of the National Park Service, the First Colony

  • A woman who once worked as the administrative officer of Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado has been charged with embezzling nearly $750,000 from the park over nearly four years.

    According to the indictment returned last week, Lydia L.