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Naylor to retire from TRNP

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

The superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park will retire from her post at the end of October.
Valerie Naylor, who has headed the park for more than 11 years, said her last day will be Oct. 31.
An Oregon native, Naylor said she’ll move o…continue reading on

Burning Hills: Theodore Rooselvelt National Park carries out controlled burns on 2,500 acres

May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA – If it wasn’t 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 park’s South Unit.
The we…continue reading on

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

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

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