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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

  • Sooner or later, you’re going to need a spotting scope. I’ve tried a lot of scopes and found there are some great products at every price range. Clearly, you can’t expect a $250 scope to perform like a $2,500 scope, but if your expectations are realistic, you can find some excellent quality without robbing the piggy bank.

Monday, August 13th, 2012

  • A winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park being promoted by park staff would "make a bad situation ...

  • Does your congressperson understand where you stand when it comes to America's national parks?

  • How was your weekend?

    At Grand Teton National Park, rangers and others who work in the park had a heckuva weekend, one that required a mountain rescue, a river rescue, and cool decisions by a van driver forced off Highway 26/89/191 and into the Gros Ventre River.

    Here's a look at the weekend workload from Grand T

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

  • Sri Lanka’s Wildlife-Rich National Parks

    The “unusual” Exotic Visitors website—where copy is written by often unnamed "contributors" but posted by the presumed blogger who has “hiked thousands of miles on the Appellation Trail”(!)—is another of the Internet’s obscure, copy-swapping sites frontin