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Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

  • House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, concerned that the Endangered Species Act is wasting more money on lawsuits than recovering species, has scheduled a full committee hearing on the act for next week.

    The hearing, set for next Tuesday, is titled, The Endangered Species Act: How Litigation is Costing Jobs and Impeding True Recovery Efforts.

    “This hearing is

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

  • A request by the Restore Hetch Hetchy organization that the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission hold a public hearing on the question of restoring the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park has been denied.

    Anson Moran, president of the commission, rejected the group's request, saying it was

  • Are short-term bike rentals one solution for easing traffic congestion around the National Mall in Washington, D.C.?

  • Planning to visit Denali National Park and Preserve next year?

Monday, November 28th, 2011

  • An Arizona man whose painting captured the setting along the Colorado River in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area above Lees Ferry has donated the painting to the NRA's permanent collection.

    Above Lees Ferry was painted by Flagstaff artist Robert Dalegowski while he served as Glen Canyon's artist-in-residence at Lees Ferry this past April.