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Mondale gets tribute at William O'Brien State Park 16.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New signs with the name of Walter F. Mondale have gone up in a Minnesota state park. It's a recognition of the former vice president's work on conservation in a place he personally holds dear.
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Ken Burns scorches Trump’s GOP: ‘They’ve now abandoned all admirable mandates — and replaced them with xenophobic rants’ 10.10.2019 Raw Story
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns says he’d need 25 years of distance before tackling an examination of President Donald Trump. The filmmaker has produced instant classics on the Civil War, National Parks and the Vietnam War, as well as his latest epic, “Country Music,” but he has never seen anything in U.S. history quite like the […]
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Five tips for talking to kids about climate change 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Teaching and talking about climate change can be scary, overwhelming and politically controversial. But it doesn’t have to be.
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Trump administration wants to vet worries about drilling near national parks from regional offices 19.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has told park superintendents around the country they must notify Washington supervisors before issuing comments to other parts of the federal government when they are worried about drilling and other proposed developments near national parks.
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Half of the 147 tigers rescued from Thai temple have died 17.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of disease, wildlife officials said Monday.

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BUSTED: Trump’s government shutdown policy ruled illegal by federal agency 6.9.2019 Raw Story
On Thursday, the Government Accountability Office ruled that President Donald Trump’s administration broke the law by ordering the national park system to remain open during the federal government shutdown in January. GAO alleges that the Interior Department illegally moved money around between departments to keep the parks open. The agency will brief Congress on which individuals […]
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Police Looking for Couple Who Scrawled Graffiti at Ancient Native American Gathering Place, Posted Photo on Instagram: 'They Seemed Pretty Proud of It' 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Images posted onto social media show alleged grafitti over Labor Day at Illinois' Starved Rock Park.
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Broomfield city leaders say Jefferson Parkway will not be “moving forward” 3.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- The city of Broomfield is putting a halt on the Jefferson Parkway — a 10-mile toll road connecting Golden to Broomfield — after soil samples uncovered elevated levels of plutonium.
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Coloradans send drinking water to Florida as Hurricane Dorian nears coast 31.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As Hurricane Dorian bears down on Florida a trio of Colorado companies, and a local foundation, combined forces to send canned drinking water to the storm threatened state.
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E-bikes are headed for national parks — and some in Colorado aren’t happy about it 31.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A new Trump administration order hotly opposed by many outdoors groups will allow e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go.
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Coming to national park trails: electric bikes 30.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Motorized electric bicycles may soon be humming their way into serene national parks and other public lands nationwide, under a new Trump administration order — hotly opposed by many outdoors groups — allowing the so-called e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go.
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This Couple Visited All Sixty-One National Parks in Seven Months 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Burned out, this couple hit the road on an epic road trip from Florida to the West Coast to Alaska and everything in between.
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American Family Attacked By Wolf While Camping In Canada: 'It Was Like Something Out of a Horror Movie' 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I cannot and don't think I'll ever be able to properly describe the terror."
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Want to avoid Yosemite-size crowds? Sample other national parks in California 12.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
Nearly 4 million people visited Yosemite last year. Leave the madding crowds behind at some of these spectacular national parks in the Golden State.
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Escapes: A UNESCO site for L.A., in recognition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s genius 11.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Hardly humble and rarely home, there’s no place like Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House in East Hollywood, which on Sunday was added, along with seven other Wright creations, to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Amazingly, this is L.A.’s first entry on the list, which aims to protect important...

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BMW is making it easier to charge electric vehicles near America’s national parks 9.7.2019 TechCrunch
BMW has finished a nearly two-year project to bring 100 electric vehicle charging stations to America’s national parks. The automaker partnered in 2017 with several U.S. agencies, including the National Park Foundation, National Park Service, and Department of Energy, to donate 100 electric vehicle charging stations in and near to national parks throughout the United […]
Trump environment speech seeks to rectify blowback over deregulatory agenda going into 2020 9.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
President Donald Trump in a speech on Monday sought to test his environmental messaging as he looks towards the 2020 election. The president slammed the Green New Deal and touted energy growth and the economy in a grab for moderate voters wary of his record on climate action. “For years, politicians told Americans that a […]
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When everybody wants a piece of 'God's country' 8.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Trump administration plans to open up parts of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to more mining and grazing. It's become a flashpoint in the grab for public lands.
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Trump: America's story is 'the greatest political journey' 5.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Supporters welcomed his tribute to the U.S. military while protesters assailed him for putting himself center stage on a holiday devoted to unity.
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Viewers suspicious after National Mall cam disappears 5.7.2019 Raw Story
Viewers were suspicious after the live webcam of the National Mall disappeared on Thursday afternoon as President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July rally was scheduled to begin. According to the website, the camera is run in part by the National Parks Service and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). It’s unknown if the […]
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