User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Nov 17 2017 01:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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50 Notable Events Since Trump Was Elected President 16.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
50 Notable Events Since Trump Was Elected President
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Craig Campbell and Us The Duo to Perform at the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting 13.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Craig Campbell and Us The Duo to Perform at the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting
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Free travel deals and discounts for members of the military for Veterans Day 8.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Hotels, restaurants, theme parks, ski areas and lots of other businesses offer discounts and deals to America's military members. Here are some worth checking out.
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Town weighing effects of taller buildings near Grand Canyon 6.11.2017 AP National
TUSAYAN, Ariz. (AP) -- Seconds after rounding the highway curve on the final stretch to the Grand Canyon's South Rim entrance, the first sign appears: Yes on 400. Housing. Jobs. Independence....
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Motorcyclist injured Friday in hit-and-run collision with truck in southwest Denver 4.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A motorcyclist suffered serious injury Friday afternoon in a hit-and-run collision with a truck, police said.
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Denver email service SendGrid gets date for its stock market debut 4.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The email software service SendGrid plans to sell 7.7 million shares, priced between $13.50 to $15.50 starting next week.
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Proposed entrance fee hikes at national parks could backfire and push visitors to annual passes 4.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Trump proposal for $70 entrance fees at 17 national parks could drive more visitors to buy $80 annual passes that generate revenue only for one park.
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Watch the seasons change at Rocky Mountain National Park with this new time-lapse video 4.11.2017 Denver Post: Entertainment
This video of Mother Nature cruising through her seasons at Rocky Mountain National Park will distract you from your desk-bound existence.
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Making national parks more expensive will only make them whiter 31.10.2017 Washington Post
Making national parks more expensive will only make them whiter
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Denver police looking for missing developmentally disabled man 29.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver police want the public's help to find a missing man who may be developmentally disabled.
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Light pollution is stealing your view of the stars. National parks want to give it back 29.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The Great Sand Dunes and other national parks are trying to set themselves up as preserves of darkness by obtaining official "dark-sky" designations. But should federal parks be the last place you can see the celestial neighborhood?
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The undead flock to Manitou Springs for annual coffin races 29.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Manitou Springs' population nearly tripled Saturday, but not with the living.
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Too many tourists: Crowding is a big headache at national parks and theme parks 28.10.2017 LA Times: Business

So many tourists head up to the Hollywood sign to snap selfies that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has suggested building a gondola to reduce congestion on nearby streets and hiking trails.

At Zion National Park, the crowds are so heavy that park officials are considering a congestion management...

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Teddy Roosevelt didn’t deserve this 28.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Vandalism isn’t the way to make an argument against historical statues.
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Inslee writes letter of opposition to park hike proposal 28.10.2017 AP Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Gov. Jay Inslee says that a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks would hurt rural counties in Washington state....
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A San Francisco socialite sues for a share of the Esprit fortune her conservationist father left to charity 28.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Doug Tompkins had very strong views about how the fortune he made from founding the clothing and sporting gear companies Esprit and the North Face should be spent after his death: on the creation and preservation of eight national parks in Chile and Argentina, where he spent the last 20 years of...

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The Energy 202: Trump administration stuck between two GOP sides on ethanol 27.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Debate could affect Chuck Grassley's grandson.
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Don't push the poor out of our most popular national parks by doubling entry fees 27.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Our national parks face two persistent problems: Chronic underfunding that has led to a nearly $12-billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects, and massive crowds during peak seasons at the most popular destinations. Congress created much of the backlog problem by failing to properly budget...

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The Park Service's proposal to double entry fees could fix its maintenance problem 161 years from now 27.10.2017 Washington Post
The Park Service's proposal to double entry fees could fix its maintenance problem 161 years from now
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Democrats condemn proposed fee hikes at national parks 27.10.2017 AP Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic senators on Thursday criticized a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion, calling the proposed rates "arbitrary and unjustifiable."...
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