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Wind Cave National Park Rangers to Lead Night Hikes To Search For Black-footed Ferrets

It's hard to see black-footed ferrets during the day, as they're largely nocturnal creatures. Travel to Wind Cave National Park this summer, however, and you just might be able to glimpse one of these rare critters, as rangers are leading nighttime hikes to go in search of ferrets.

In the Fashion of Wikipedia, Sierra Club Launches New Trails Site That You Can Help Build and Keep Honest

Ever wonder about a hiking trail you've never trod upon? Ever had some insights regarding a trail you'd like to share? Well, the folks at the Sierra Club have launched a product for you, one designed to provide trail descriptions and also allow you to tweak existing descriptions.

Storms Batter Cape Cod National Seashore Beaches And Destroy Most Piping Plover and Least Tern Nests

While humans certainly can wreak havoc on the nests of shorebirds such as piping plovers and least terns, so can Mother Nature. A late-June storm that battered Cape Cod National Seashore destroyed a large majority of the seashore's plover and tern nests.

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