User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
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A time to cull? The battle over Australia's brumbies 20.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Its been a hard winter for Australias wild horses. But things may be about to get much worse for these totemic animals. Their swelling numbers are damaging the continents precious alpine ranges, and tensions are mounting over what needs to happen next

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Arches, Canyonlands national parks are latest to prohibit drones as feds move for massive ban 19.8.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Region Briefs 19.8.2014 Durango Herald
Teen rescued from crevice in ColoradoFORT COLLINS – A hiker is recovering after falling and spending about three hours in a crevice near a popular hiking trail in northern Colorado.More than 40 people worked to pull the 16-year-old girl from the crevice on Horsetooth Rock on Monday. They then took turns carrying her...
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In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy 19.8.2014 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs....
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Ryan challenges fellow Republicans in new book that could be playbook for White House run 19.8.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Join our chat for advice, tips on Washington's national parks 19.8.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Want some tips on where to stay,  hike or just enjoy the scenery, and scenic drives,  in Washington’s national parks?
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Drones banned in Arches, Canyonlands and southeast Utah monuments 19.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Photographers and videographers are always looking for new ways to capture the wonders of America’s national parks. The use of drones — remote-controlled miniature aircraft that can be mounted with cameras — is the newest craze. But continued issues with the high-tech toys has led to bans in parks across the country, including the formal prohibition issued Monday for Arches and Canyonlands parks as well as Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. Kate Cannon, the superintendent of thos...
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Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones 19.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City • Drones are now officially banned in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Kevin Moore, acting chief ranger for the two parks, says the unmanned aircrafts disrupt wildlife and are an intrusion on visitors looking for tranquility. They have seen an increase in use of drones in the last two years. In June, National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis directed all parks to take steps to prohibit the use of the increasingly popular aircraft that are often used...
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Arches and Canyonlands national parks in Utah ban drones 19.8.2014 Washington Post: Politics
National parks ban unmanned aircraft Drones are now officially banned in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Kevin Moore, acting chief ranger for the two parks, says the unmanned aircrafts disrupt wildlife and are an intrusion on visitors looking for tranquility. The ban also extends to Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national ...
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UW program aims to diversify the conservation workforce 18.8.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Students from across the country came to Washington this summer as part of a program to bring greater diversity to the conservation workforce.
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UW program aims to diversify the conservation workforce 18.8.2014 Seattle Times: Local
Students from across the country came to Washington this summer as part of a program to bring greater diversity to the conservation workforce.
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Symphony sets stage at southern Utah's red rocks 16.8.2014 AP Top News
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Utah Symphony is using classical music to complement the beauty of Utah's soaring red rocks and canyons with free desert performances....
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Symphony to play free open-air performances at Utah's towering red rocks, near national parks 15.8.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Struggling to save Myanmar’s national parks 14.8.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Southeast Asian nation is struggling to preserve its natural areas, from marine parks to Himalayan peaks. One park, Lampi National Marine Park, is suffering from overfishing.
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The future of the Mississippi River 13.8.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
John Anfinson, the new superintendent of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the future of the Mississippi River.
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Utah Symphony kicks off Mighty 5 concerts at Capitol Reef 13.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Teasdale • Just a couple of weeks ago, Thierry Fischer was conducting the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in London’s Royal Albert Hall. Arguably, Fischer is in equally majestic surroundings this week, leading the Utah Symphony on its Mighty 5 Tour of free outdoor performances in Utah’s national parks. “I really feel I’m in the middle of America,” Fischer said while preparing to go onstage Tuesday. “To imagine people living here the whole year, in the middle of the beauty here, is amazing to m...
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Utah Symphony celebrates state’s national parks with concert series 13.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Teasdale • Just a couple of weeks ago, Thierry Fischer was conducting the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in London’s Royal Albert Hall. Arguably, Fischer is in equally majestic surroundings this week, leading the Utah Symphony on its Mighty 5 Tour of free outdoor performances in Utah’s national parks. “I really feel I’m in the middle of America,” Fischer said while preparing to go onstage Tuesday. “To imagine people living here the whole year, in the middle of the beauty here, is amazing to m...
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Photos: Governor raises the baton with Utah Symphony to kick off national parks tour 12.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Gov. Gary Herbert led the Utah Symphony in rehearsing John Philip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” at the orchestra’s final rehearsal Monday before its Mighty 5 Tour, a series of free performances and educational activities in Utah’s five national parks. “With a little help from Maestro Thierry Fischer, who knows what I could do?” the governor, who received a short coaching from the Utah Symphony music director, mused after the rehearsal.
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Grizzlies? In California? Why not? 11.8.2014 LA Times: Commentary
Not long ago, the grizzly bear graced more than the state's flag in California. In the 1800s, grizzlies could still be spotted swimming to Angel Island, and the man who became known as Grizzly Adams reportedly took his pet grizzly for regular walks in downtown San Francisco.
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High, wild and free in the North Cascades 9.8.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
North Cascades National Park and its recreation areas are an outdoor wonderland.
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