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10 Great Kids Activities at National Parks

March 9, 2012, 2:34 pm
Whether it is this weekend or any weekend, America’s national parks offer endless activities the whole family can enjoy. Here are ten fun-packed national park adventures for kids and families: Acadia National Park, Maine Sea-life bingo keeps youngsters excited tallying green sea urchins, orange sea stars, and other curious marine creatures that reside ...

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Discover the Mysteries of Wolverines in The Wolverine Way

February 24, 2012, 10:17 am
Wolverines are creatures with many misconceptions. Get inside their heads with The Wolverine Way by Douglas H. Chadwick and printed by Patagonia Books. See the wolverine as you never have before and uncover what is threatening these notoriously tenacious animals. They are more than just a namesake for an ...

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New Grand Teton Bear rules prompted by visitors getting too close

August 9, 2011, 1:55 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Grand Teton National Park is clarifying its rules against getting too close to wildlife after a grizzly bear on two separate occasions charged at tourists who were watching her from atop their cars. The new rules emphasize that people need to heed any ranger or other park ...

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New Grand Teton bear rules prompted by visitors getting too close

August 8, 2011, 12:52 pm
Grand Teton National Park is clarifying its rules against getting too close to wildlife after a grizzly bear on two separate occasions charged at tourists who were watching her from atop their cars. The new rules emphasize that people need to heed any ranger or other park official who tells ...

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Mother bear spotted with cubs near roadside in Grand Teton National Park.

June 8, 2011, 2:35 pm
Grand Teton National Park’s most famous grizzly bear — dubbed 399 by researchers — is once again roaming the roadsides around Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, and again with three new cubs at her heels. Starting in 2006, grizzly 399 raised three cubs within sight of roads in ...

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Grand Teton National Park sees more vehicle-animal crashes

June 7, 2011, 1:11 pm
Mark Gocke drove north on U.S. Highway 89 toward Moran in the early morning 10 years ago in the late fall. It was late November, and Gocke hoped to station himself for elk hunting before the morning sunlight lit the valley. He passed Antelope Flats beginning a series of S-curves. ...

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Species Spotlight: Moose

March 10, 2011, 9:50 am
When traveling to Alaska, most visitors will spend time going wildlife watching. One of the most popular animals to search for is the moose. Making their home across nearly the entire state, the animals can be spotted year round. Some of the largest moose in the world call Denali ...

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Book Review: Mardy Murie Did!

March 8, 2011, 1:47 pm
Alaska is famous for its stunning beauty, towering mountains, desolate tundra and sled dogs teams. And over her 101 years of life, Mardy Murie experienced all of the above and much more. Championed as the Grandmother of the Conservation Movement, the woman who spent her formative years in Alaska ...

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National Parks Clean Up with Alternative Fuels

March 2, 2011, 9:09 am
Blue skies, pristine mountain vistas, endless open space and … choking fumes from motor vehicles? Even though the latter clearly doesn’t belong in our National Parks, maintaining their air quality has become a real challenge. With 275 million tourists visiting our National Parks each year, a tremendous number of ...

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Fall Deals at National Park Lodges

September 10, 2010, 8:04 am
With shorter days signaling the end of summer, fewer daylight hours present an opportunity to visit many of our national parks without the crowds that are the hallmark of summer vacation. The national park shoulder season offer a quieter and slower-paced atmosphere but you wont have to sacrifice the ...

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Oh, Ranger! Story Tour: Update #2

August 6, 2010, 11:15 am
Our team of Oh, Ranger! Story Tour ambassadors is still on the road, collecting stories about our national parks. I spoke to our lead ambassador, Abe, the other day to get the inside scoop on the team’s latest adventures. Over the past few weeks, they were collecting stories at Yosemite ...

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Awe-inspiring views: Chapel at south end of Grand Teton Park a perfect spot for worship, sightseeing

August 2, 2010, 8:18 am
The Chapel of the Transfiguration boasts a near perfect blend of beauty, reverence and solitude. With the rugged Teton Range as a backdrop, no stained glass windows are necessary behind the pulpit of this rustic log church. A clear glass altar window there solidly frames the tallest Teton Peaks. Located a ...

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Free Photography Workshops in Yellowstone

July 22, 2010, 10:04 am
Visitors Can Learn From the Pros While Using Top-Tier Cameras Join American Park Network and Canon at Yellowstone National Park to learn how to take better digital photographs at the FREE Photography in the Parks workshops. Beginners and seasoned photographers alike will benefit from the guidance and direction offered by our ...

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Free Digital Video Workshops in Jackson Hole

July 22, 2010, 9:01 am
Visitors Can Learn From the Pros While Using the most advanced Digital SLRs with Full HD Join American Park Network and Canon in Jackson, WY to learn how to take better digital photos and videos at the FREE Photography in the Parks workshops at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Beginners ...

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Trekking in the Tetons, on nostalgia’s creaky trail

May 18, 2010, 1:10 pm
“Don’t worry.’’ The outfitter’s voice behind me was low and calm, the twang of a Western accent playing around the edges. “A horse would much rather stay on the trail than stumble over the side and fall to death in that ravine down there.’’ This was very good news because I ...

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