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Monday, January 16th, 2012

  • U.S.

  • The Mojave Desert Land Trust, which in the past has engineered successful campaigns to protect lands for Joshua Tree National Park, is now embarking on a campaign to preserve a wildlife corridor important to the park.

    The Joshua Tree North linkage area connects the ecosystems of Joshua Tree National Park with the Ba

  • For a national park going on 140 years old, the fact that Yellowstone National Park has a wildlife assemblage about as diverse as that which existed 200 years ago is a testament to the park's wildlife managers.

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

  • More than two dozen personnel were searching an area near Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park on Sunday for a missing snowshoer who failed to return from an afternoon outing the day before.

    Blizzard conditions hampered the effort Saturday afternoon and evening to find Yong Chun Kim, a 66-year-old Tacoma man said to be familiar with snowshoeing at the park.

  • The winter months are some of the best for visiting Death Valley National Park thanks to the cooler temperatures and the wildflower bloom that arrives as early as February.