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TRNP to use aerial spraying to control invasive weeds in North Unit

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Aerial spraying of herbicide to control Canada thistle and leafy spurge in backcountry areas is expected to begin in Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit on Wednesday. Spraying will continue for two to three days, weather permitting, or until …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

National Park to celebrate Wilderness Act with hikes

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

To commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which preserved 9.1 million acres of federal land, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is offering a variety of guided hikes to the public, according to a release.
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National Park to celebrate Wilderness Act with hikes

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

To commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which preserved 9.1 million acres of federal land, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is offering a variety of guided hikes to the public, according to a release.
The first Wilderness Hike …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

National park announces Visitor Center hours

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Theodore Roosevelt National Park Visitor Center will begin its spring hours today, according to a press release.
The South Unit Visitor Center is open daily 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The North Unit Visitor Center is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency road repairs to begin in North Unit

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Emergency road repairs will begin this week, weather permitting, in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. 

Several wet years have resulted in a small but substantial road failure and continued erosion of a major…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency road repairs to begin in North Unit

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Emergency road repairs will begin this week, weather permitting, in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. 

Several wet years have resulted in a small but substantial road failure and continued erosion of a major…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rainfall prompts closing of North Unit visitor center

July 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY The visitor center of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit will close this month after unprecedented rainfall caused the Badlands soil under the building to shift. Continue Reading

Serenity in the Bakken: TRNP North Unit balancing beauty against oil boom’s impact

June 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK NORTH UNIT
Ron Sams remembers a time when very little of note happened here. Continue Reading

Dehydrated hiker calls for help; Increase in rescues in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

August 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Theodore Roosevelt National Park staff, with the assistance of flashlights, headlamps and two horses, safely brought a 23-year-old man out of the North Unit backcountry at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday after he became dehydrated and texted for help. Continue Reading

National Park wilderness hike highlights backcountry springs

June 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Fresh water springs are few and far between in the Badlands of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, but they are an important source of water this dry environment. Continue Reading