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Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

  • No signs have been found of a Tennessee man thought to be missing in the tangle of backcountry at Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

    Approximately 30 searchers, three tracking dog teams, and a helicopter were continuing the search for Derek Joseph Leuking, 24, of Louisville,

  • It's going to cost you a little bit more to fish in Yellowstone National Park this summer, as officials are raising the cost of a license to help support their fisheries program.

    Three-day permits to fish in the park will cost $18, up three dollars from last year's pricing, while a seven-day permit will go for $25, up from $20.

  • Heading through Arches National Park in mid-March, I figured I'd spend a night at the Devils Garden Campground. I also figured I'd have it all to myself.

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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