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Friday, November 25th, 2011

  • In an ongoing effort to better understand the life cycle of saguaros and what environmental threats are fatal to them, Saguaro National Park officials are conducting a saguaro census in the park and are looking for help.

    The census is being conducted on "Section 17," an area at the eastern end of Broadway Boulevard in Tuscon.

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

  • A voluminous evaluation document has been released on the proposed expansion of a power transmission corridor through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River, but the National Park Service has not recommended a direction to go.

    Under the proposal, the [url=http://parkplanning.nps.gov/p

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

  • If anyone was expecting clarity from yet another review of harbor seal behavior and oyster farming at Point Reyes National Seashore, it wasn't forthcoming, as the report qualifies many of its conclusions and calls for yet more research.

    While the Marine Mammal Commission, a federal agency, found that seal behavior at Drakes Estero in the national seashore was "at least correlated" with operatio

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  • For more than 1,000 years non-native animals have called the forests of Hawaii home.