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  • Strapped parks look for money

    National parks feeling the budget squeeze look for corporate financial help.

  • A park boss goes to bat for the land

    Yellowstone National Park Supervisor Michael V. Finley stirs controversy and conflict as he fights to save America's oldest national park.

  • Utah's Burr Trail still leads to court

    The Park Service sues Garfield County, Utah, after a road crew repairing the Burr Trail bulldozes a hillside inside the boundaries at Capitol Reef National Park.

  • Fund raising in parks takes a collection box, and a lawyer

    Fund-raising and free speech regulations in the national parks affect both secular and religious groups.

  • Does Religion belong in national parks?

    Proselytizing and fund-raising religious groups, as well as Park Service Director Roger Kennedy's occasional religious remarks, create controversy in national parks.

  • Parks may get control of their air

    A bill introduced in Congress would give the Park Service more power to regulate overflights.

  • Xerox copiers and black helicopters

    A tongue-in-cheek consideration of Colorado Republican Scott McInnis' search for waste at the Department of Interior, the closing of national parks and the Christian Coalition's involvement in both.

  • A bitter rancher and a failed compromise

    Nevada's Great Basin National Park was founded on an uneasy compromise between grazing and preservation.

  • Mount Usher-in-More

    Mount Rushmore plans a huge new parking lot to handle increased visitation.

  • Who will run the new Park Service?

    Reorganization of the Park Service will change the management of individual parks.

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