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Birding In The National Parks: Chasing Birds At Joulter Cays National Park

It looks like I have a new national park to add to my “must bird” list. Earlier this month the Bahamas unveiled Joulter Cays National Park, and it is truly a park for the birds. The christening of the national park is the result of several years of work by the National Audubon Society, the Bahamas National Trust, and the Bahamian government.

Time To Step Up And Help Clean Up Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the Facelift, an annual event held to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season. This year’s Facelift will honor Yosemite National Park’s 125th Anniversary with special service projects and interactive anniversary-themed activities.

Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail To Stretch From Glacier To Olympic

Long-distance trail hikers soon will have a new checkbox on their to-do list: The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail, a 1,200-mile-long footpath stretching from the peaks of Glacier National Park and through North Cascades National Park to the Pacific Ocean shoreline of Olympic National Park.

Body Of 7th Canyoneer Found At Zion National Park

Search and rescue crews at Zion National Park on Thursday recovered the seventh and final body from a group of canyoneers who entered a tight slot canyon on Monday for what they thought would be a relatively short, but enjoyable, journey through one of the park's serpentine wonderlands only to be overcome by raging waters of a flash flood.

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