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Demands big-box chain stops using company's images and logo
Faces criminal charges along with two other visitors after incident in Katmai National Park and Preserve.
A year-old organization seeks to give some of NYC's most underprivileged girls a way to experience the wild.
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Hunters will be able to kill a total of 22 bears.
With snow totals in the western US bleak, seasonal water sources are drying out—and that’s bad news for the backpackers who rely on them.
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the president have a plan to tackle the National Park Service's $11.7 billion maintenance shortfall. But it could come at the expense of other public lands.
Hopes to reduce goat population by 90 percent
"It's Jurassic Park," says one local of the California preserve's animal problem.
Zion, Grand Canyon, and others recorded highest-ever visitor counts.
Made up 2% of GDP, more than mining, oil, and gas
She claims state agencies have damaged her job and credibility, and endangered residents, by not acknowledging the species.
Faced with rising visitation and shrinking resources, the National Park Service is weighing the idea of requiring reservations at its most popular spots.