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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

  • California authorities are trying to apprehend the individual or individuals responsible for killing a mountain lion believed to have genetic ties to Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

    The death of the male lion, P-15, was discovered September 11 when a hiker came upon the lion's body, NRA spokeswoman Lauren Newman said Tuesday.

    "The carcass w

  • Barely a week after Point Reyes National Seashore officials released a draft environmental analysis assessing whether an oyster company was harming the seashore's waters, allegations have been raised that the company has been dumping

  • You'll no longer be charged to visit Shiloh National Military Park. You read that right. The park administration has decided to do away with entrance fees because of the multiple entry points in the park.

    Park Superintendent Woody Harrell brought an end to the fees, which have been charged at Shiloh since the 1970s, this past Saturday.

  • It's easy to name colorful parks come fall. Acadia National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Shenandoah National Park are just three.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

  • Yes, the weather is gorgeous, and the fall colors haven't yet peaked, but the folks at Shenandoah National Park are glancing at the calendar and will be closing some facilities in the not too distant future.

    Shenandoah Superintendent Martha Bogle says many facilities will begin closing at the end of October, although the Dickey Ridge and Harry F.