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Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

  • National Park Service officials manipulated agency regulations to reduce the number of acres eligible for wilderness designation by 40,000 at Big Cypress National Preserve so more of the preserve could be open to off-road vehicles, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

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  • Fourteen sites have been added to the list of national historic landmarks by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, including the last "lightship" built for the U.S. Life-Saving Service, the precursor to the U.S.

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Friday, July 1st, 2011

  • The body of an Austrian climber has been spotted on the flanks of Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve, according to park officials, who say conditions prevented them from immediately recovering it.

    From the location of his skis and backpack, it appears Juergen Kanzian might have fallen nearly 4,000 feet.


  • Editor's note: This corrects in fourth paragraph that lodge officials, not park officials, were aware of the leak.

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