Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier National Monument

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Species Spotlight: American Badger

May 24, 2011, 9:05 am
Often lumped in with weasels and rodents, badgers are often misunderstood creatures. Badgers have short, muscular legs that are extremely powerful and used for digging deep into the earth. The animals use their burrows for both shelter and protection. American badgers tend to be solitary animals and are most ...

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Film Inspires Students to Connect With U.S. Parks

August 31, 2009, 7:03 am
BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. —  With heavy packs and tired feet, Lucas Suina and Ramon Baros hiked miles through the backcountry's scrub and ponderosa pine. They started to wonder if they'd ever reach their destination.Then, rounding a corner, Painted Cave came into view.High on the sandstone cliff was a gallery ...

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Bandelier National Monument Lures Hikers and History Buffs to Ancient Sites

January 28, 2009, 7:47 am
Walking in the footsteps of the past is indeed a humbling and powerful experience, a chance to visit a time capsule that contains the ghosts, artifacts, and memories of days long gone. At Bandelier National Monument in Los Alamos, New Mexico, the sacred remains of ancestral pueblo dwellings are ...

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National Parks: Special Program for Ruins in Ruins

September 8, 2008, 2:47 pm
Inside the dark, cliffside cave last occupied by the people of Frijoles Canyon some 500 years ago, is evidence of more recent human activity: graffiti proclaiming "2008" and "I love you" carved into a wall. "Oh, man," art conservator Larry Humetewa muttered as he bent to inspect the damage in ...

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