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National Parks Going Green for the Future

National Parks Going Green for the FutureIt may be a small first step, but the National Park Service is hoping the new Energy SmartPARKS program will take the agency on a journey to turn the nation's parks a different shade of green - energy efficient green.

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will help the National Park Service showcase sustainable energy practices and fulfill its mission of environmental stewardship.
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October Was a Deadly Month for Park Visitors

October Was a Deadly Month for Park Visitors October proved to be a particularly unforgiving month for six National Parks in the West, with rangers recording six deaths and two serious injuries, mostly from falls.

The parks recording deaths or injuries during the month include Zion, Grand Canyo...
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It’s So Wild, you Almost Can’t Get There

It’s So Wild, you Almost Can’t Get There Going to Alaska's Kobuk Valley National Park isn't something you do at the last minute. In fact, it is so "out there" that the National Park Service doesn't require reservations for any type of travel or camping within the preserve, and there are no ...
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Devils Tower Opens New Interpretive Site

Devils Tower Opens New Interpretive SiteDevils Tower National Monument in Wyoming, America's first national monument, may be a rock climber's delight, but to many Native Americans it a sacred place where many ancient beginnings and blessings had their origins

Now a new interpretive site cal...
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New Visitor Center Opens at Denali National Park

New Visitor Center Opens at Denali National Park Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's new political status isn't the only news coming from the 49th state these days; Danali National Park has a new $9 million visitor center, but if you want to explore it you'll have to wait for next spring.
  
After three yea...
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