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National Parks

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  • Mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley lake bed solved

    Mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley lake bed solved
    The cracking sounds were ferocious. An ankle-deep, frozen lake in Death Valley National Park was breaking apart under sunny skies.
  • University program aims to diversify conservation workforce

    SEATTLE Growing up in Chicago, Jesse Okwu's closest connection to nature was watching environmental documentaries on public television. So when he came to Washington for an eight-week summer program on conservation issues, and visited the state's national...

    Forest Service to allow logging of burned trees near Yosemite National Park

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - The U.S. Forest Service said on Wednesday it would sell thousands of trees burned in last year's devastating wildfire around Yosemite National Park to loggers in an effort to reduce fuel for future blazes and stimulate the...

    Fighting to keep the oil boom out of North Dakota park

    THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. From the vista where Valerie Naylor stands, the scenery is undeniably spectacular: Sculpted hills with layers of beige sandstone and ribbons of gray coal, pockets of cottonwood trees and junipers rustling, the...

    Travel letters: The joys of visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park

    Lodging and more at Lassen I loved the article on Lassen Volcanic National Park ["That Wow Moment" by Rosemary McClure, Aug. 10]. My husband and I enjoyed several days there over Thanksgiving a couple of years ago. Although the road past the visitor...