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Closing the national parks is costing $76 million daily. Should parks be deemed essential and remain open?
A plan to take out a skating rink and swimming pools from Yosemite National Park has some up in arms.
The U.S. Forest Service is in a tough spot. They haven't the money or ecological reasons to follow Smokey Bear's fore suppression message advice to the letter. Nor can they easily let fires burn. Maybe it's time for a little less Smokey and a little more Pooh: "Think, think, think." ->
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As if you really needed another excuse to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, tomorrow is National Public Lands Day, which means it's also fee-free day at many federal public lands, including national parks! National Public Lands Day is expected to bring 170,000 volunteers to more than 2,000 site...
"Environmental changes confronting the National Park System are widespread, complex, accelerating and volatile," says a new report from the National Park Service. "These include biodiversity loss, climate change, habitat fragmentation, land use change, groundwater removal, invasive species, over de...
Labor Day weekend is a popular time to head outdoors with the family, fire up the barbecue, and do some camping. Unfortunately, rangers at the Curry Village campground in Yosemite National Park--a popular destination for families--are warning visitors to the site after two people died from a danger...
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