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Monday, March 19th, 2012

  • The National Park Service's draft environmental impact statement on an oyster farm at Point Reyes National Seashore was not perfect, but it was an "adequate analysis" in light of the "available scientific information," according to an outside consultant.

    "Overall, the reviewers found the analyses to be appropriate, and that there is no fundamental flaw wi

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  • It's a good sign of spring, and a great sign that a once-endangered species is doing well: the return of nesting peregrine falcons to Acadia National Park has led to the temporary closures of the Precipice and Valley Cove Cliffs areas of the park.

    Park officials say the birds are once again defending nesting territories in those areas.

  • There are, relative to other parks, only a handful of hikes for you to consider when you visit Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona, but you still should come up with a pecking order, if only to plan your day.

  • Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that burned to the ground an early 19th century farmhouse at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

    "The destruction of this building is a true loss by any measure," said Water Gap Superintendent John Donahue in the wake of the fire that destoryed the James Van Campen House.

    The fire w