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High-Tech Tools Give Researchers New View Of Yellowstone Thermal Features

Yellowstone National Park's many thermal features have captured the imagination of visitors for centuries. But Yellowstone geologists and other researchers are using an array of high-tech tools and techniques for the first time to get a much more revealing look at the park's large-scale hydrothermal systems in action.
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Data Seemingly Contradict Yellowstone National Park Claims Of A Cleaner, Quieter Park Under Proposed Winter-Use Plan

Claims by Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk that a preferred winter-use plan will result in a cleaner, quieter park open to more visitors seem to be contradicted by data contained in documents upon which the plan is built.
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Yellowstone National Park's Winter-Use Proposal Would Allow 110 "Transportation Events" A Day In Winter

A draft winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park redefines over-snow entries into the park under a system that could increase the number of over-snow vehicles into the park beyond the total that has been permitted in past winters.
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Reader Participation Day: How Should The Next President Of The United States Help The National Parks?

Come November, we get to choose the next president of the United States. President Obama might get a second term, or Mitt Romney might get his first. Whoever wins, how best do you think the next president of these United States can best help the National Park System?
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Reader Participation Day: Given A Choice, Which State Would You Visit To Tour Its National Parks?

If you could visit only one state to tour its national parks, which state would it be? Would you head to Utah with its five "national parks," to California with its eight "national parks" and handful of other designated park units, or choose Maine with its one national park (Acadia), a stretch of Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and lone international historic site?
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