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Fall Prescribed Fire and Bison Bring Changes to the Preserve

Fall Prescribed Fire and Bison Bring Changes to the Preserve

Autumn is a great time to visit the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve located in Kansas. Cooler temperatures, crisp clear skies, and beautiful autumn colors in the prairie offer a welcome change from summer.

Autumn is also the time to see tallgrass prairie grasses reach towering heights of six feet along the trails in the bottomland prairie. The change in seasons also brings about changes in visitor activities and land management.

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Wyoming

Wandering Along a Trail of Western History

Wandering Along a Trail of Western History

Visit the grounds at Wyoming’s Fort Bridger State Historic Site and it’s like wandering along a trail of history, a tributary of the great American West where explorers, fur trappers, Oregon Trail emigrants and Pony Express riders coursed by on t...

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Nevada

Dinosaur Tracks Confirmed at Nevada’s Red Rock Canyon NCA

Dinosaur Tracks Confirmed at Nevada’s Red Rock Canyon NCA Bureau of Land Management (BLM) paleontologists have confirmed fossilized tracks (footprints) made 180 to 190 million years ago in sandstone within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the first documented dinosa...
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Grand Teton

Bodies of Skiers Killed in Grand Teton Avalanche Recovered

Bodies of Skiers Killed in Grand Teton Avalanche Recovered The bodies of expert backcountry skiers Steve Romeo, 40, of Jackson, Wyo. and Chris Onufer, 42, of Teton Village, Wyo. were recovered March 8, 2012 from avalanche debris at Grand Teton National Park.

A team of Grand Teton National Park rangers, Teton ...
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Rocky Mountain

Firefighters Continue to Battle Fern Lake Fire at Rocky Mountain National Park

Firefighters Continue to Battle Fern Lake Fire at Rocky Mountain National Park UPDATE: The Fern Lake Fire at Rocky Mountain National Park continued to grow Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, as high winds fanned the flames on the south side of the fire, just west of Steep Mountain.

The fire is still within the boundaries of Rocky Mountain Nat...
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