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TRNP to conduct prescribed fires

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — The National Park Service plans to implement prescribed fire projects in Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s 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

Elk shot at Wind Cave park to retrieve radio collar

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.
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3 Minnesota trails get national designation

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

Oglala tribe a step closer to managing tribal national park in Badlands

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

Minnesota PCA board approves Voyageurs, BWCA haze rules

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

Eagle population making a comeback in Minnesota

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

$8.4M in grants awarded to 131 tribes; $162K to ND sites

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

Foundation proposes draft ‘heritage’ plan for 5 N.D. counties

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

Audio recording of Bismarck, N.D.’s namesake found in New Jersey museum

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

Still historic: Riverside retains charm, distinctive architecture

December 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Well-preserved homes built in “solidly middle-class styles” from 1882 to 1942 and a namesake swimming pool are included in a new historical and architectural overview of Grand Forks’ Riverside Neighborhood. The brochure, with “then and now” photographs of several distinctive homes, is the third published by the Grand Forks Historic Preservation Commission with funding from the National Park Service through the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Continue Reading