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Thursday, November 10th, 2011

  • An early 19th century burial ground, with at least six human burials in it confirmed, has been discovered at the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve in Florida.

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

  • It was a good shot, and a good kill, but the Idaho man who thought he was hunting inside the Bridger-Teton National Forest actually was inside Grand Teton National Park when he killed the bison.

  • Birds, paddling, and photography -- with some history and nature tossed in -- are all part of the 15th Annual Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival that's running for the rest of the week along the Outer Banks of North Carolina, including Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores.

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  • When Fort Monroe National Monument and Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park were added to the National Park System recently, officials touted their economic benefits.

  • More than 175,000 folks visited Yellowstone National Park in October, which was a good number, but not quite record-setting. The gorgeous fall weather last month -- sunny, mild days with high temperatures in the 50s -- made it a treat to visit the park.