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Theodore Roosevelt National Park eyes set to increase fees

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

As part of a national initiative, Theodore Roosevelt National Park has proposed increasing entrance and camping fees for park-goers.

If passed, visitor fees would increase from $10 to $25 per vehicle and from $20 to $50 for an annual pass. Camping…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hawks and eagle released at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — One by one, the birds were taken from their kennel-like containers. Their sharp talons were snared in an effort to protect the handlers.

Staff from the Dakota Zoo and Theodore Roosevelt National Park released two red-tailed hawks and a g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rounding up the herd: Nearly 400 bison removed from Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s South Uni

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK SOUTH UNIT — They entered the paddock as blurs of horns and dark brown fur.

Some of the bison thrashed against the steel walls — more used to the open plains of North Dakota than the tight confines of the hydraul…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

Tour de North Dakota: International tourists visit popular sites in Richardton, Medora

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — It’s no New York City, but North Dakota, along with its upper midwest neighbors, is slowly gaining prominence as a popular international tourist destination.

The state’s prairies, history and deeply rooted cowboy culture are strong s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tour de North Dakota: International tourists visit popular sites in Richardton, Medora

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — It’s no New York City, but North Dakota, along with its upper midwest neighbors, is slowly gaining prominence as a popular international tourist destination.

The state’s prairies, history and deeply rooted cowboy culture are strong s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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

Hricik: Birders impress with keen eyes, ears during annual Bird Watch

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A little more than a month into my move to North Dakota to work for The Dickinson Press, I had still never been deep inside Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s South Unit.
It’s the behemoth of conservation more than 35 miles to the wes…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.
The first Wilderness Hike …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.
The first Wilderness Hike …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com