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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.
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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

Filmmaking group visits South Unit, Dickinson

July 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Taking a first-hand look at what would be the backdrop of their project, members of a group spearheading a Theodore Roosevelt film initiative toured the South Unit of the national park named for former president Friday. Continue Reading

A bison’s South Unit stroll

January 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A buffalo enjoys some alone time after wandering away from the herd Tuesday afternoon in the snow-capped South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
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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

Hiker missing in TRNP South Unit: Multiple agencies head search to find 48-year-old man

July 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A solo hiker has gone missing in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, according to a press release received by The Press at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday. Continue Reading

Officials: Gravel pit on Elkhorn Ranch jeopardizes historic site

May 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A potential gravel pit on the Elkhorn Ranch near Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit should have limited effects on wildlife in the area, but park officials and environmentalists say both are in jeopardy. Continue Reading

Elk population control ahead of schedule

March 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Theodore Roosevelt National Park officials said Thursday they are ahead of schedule in reducing their elk population, which was 138 in January. Continue Reading

Ready to soar

December 29, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Bismarck’s Dakota Zoo director, Terry Lincoln, and Valerie Naylor, Theodore Roosevelt National Park superintendent, get ready to release a 3-year-old bald eagle Thursday at Peaceful Valley in the South Unit. The bird was rehabilitated at the zoo over the course of three months and is the fifth eagle released in the park this year. Continue Reading