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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

  • A slight drop in the number of bald eagle nests with eggs has been recorded at Voyageurs National Park during the annual survey earlier this month.

    During a survey on April 11 biologists spotted 72 bald eagle nests, and of those adult pairs were seen incubating at 34 nests, according to a park release.

  • We have prizes galore to hand out in the wake of both National Park Week and April's regular lineup of quizzes, so stand up and claim your prize!

    First off, let's start with the winner of April's regular quizzes.

  • In what may be a first, an interpretive film created for Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota is available in Ojibwemowin, the traditional language of the Grand Portage people.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

  • Following some significant renovations, Lake Crescent Lodge in Olympic National Park is ready to open for the summer season on Thursday.

    Located within the national park not far from Port Angeles, Lake Crescent Lodge is known for its turn-of-the-century charm, historic cottages, and gorgeous setting on the shore

  • Recording artist Bobby Horton will bring Civil War history to life as he performs Songs and Stories of the Civil War on May 8 in an event sponsored by Vicksburg National Military Park and the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

    The concert, which begins at 7 p.m., will be held at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center Auditorium in Vicksburg, M