May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized
MEDORA – If it wasnât planned, visitors in Theodore Roosevelt National Park would have thought it was under attack.
But the National Park Service carried out a controlled burn Friday on approximately 2,500 acres in the parkâs South Unit.
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March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized
MEDORA â The National Park Service plans to implement prescribed fire projects in Theodore Roosevelt National Parkâs North and South Units between April 3 and May 20.
Portions of two separate areas covering nearly 3,000 acres could receive burn …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
July 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) A park official had to shoot and killed a cow elk at the Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to recover a malfunctioning radio collar, the U.S. National Park Service said.
May 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Federal officials have designated three Minnesota trails national recreation trails. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis announced Thursday that 54 trails spanning 23 states have been designated national recreation trails. Continue Reading
April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The plan gives management authority of the South Unit of Badlands National Park to the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Continue Reading
April 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Complex rules aimed at reducing haze over Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area were approved Tuesday by the citizen’s board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The board, which oversees the agency, unanimously voted to send the rules to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for approval. Continue Reading
April 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The National Park Service says bald eagles are making a modest comeback in Minnesota. In the Mississippi National River Recreation Area, officials counted 36 active nests, up from 28 last year. Continue Reading
March 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
More than $162,000 in grants that will be used to preserve Native American historical and cultural sites in North Dakota has never been more important, officials said. Continue Reading
February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The proposed Northern Plains National Heritage Area includes sites in Burleigh, Morton, Mercer, McLean and Oliver counties. They border an 80-mile stretch of the Missouri River. Skeptics of the proposed heritage area call it a way to make the property open to regulation by the National Park Service. Continue Reading
February 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The National Park Service announced this week that the German chancellor’s voice has been identified among those found on a dozen recorded wax cylinders, each more than 120 years old, that were once stored near Thomas Edison’s cot in his West Orange, N.J., lab. They include music and dignitaries, including the voice of the only person born in the 18th century believed to be available on a recording. Continue Reading