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  • Don’t part out our national parks

    If the National Park Service allows commercial bio-prospecting in Yellowstone and our other parks, it will set a dangerous precedent.

  • A director from central casting

    Mary Bomar, the brand-new director of the National Park Service, worked her up through the agency’s bureaucracy

  • Old but Faithful

    Former Park Service supervisors Bill Wade and Rob Arnberger formed the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees to defend the national parks from what they see as the Bush administration’s ill-conceived changes

  • A little flash flooding can be a wonderful thing

    The writer recounts the joys of minor flash flooding at Arches and notes that rains once again flooded a road inside the park

  • Two weeks in the West

    Third parties can no longer challenge public-land sales to mining companies; BLM violated NEPA in leasing Utah wilderness-quality parcels to oil and gas companies; Divine Strake weapons test at Nevada Test Site delayed; Congress reforms conservation easement

  • The Latest Bounce

    New Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne junks Gale Norton’s controversial Park Service proposal; New Mexico’s Nantac Mexican wolf pack killed; Justice Department removes Judge Royce Lamberth from Indian trust case

  • The hazy days of summer ... and winter, spring and fall

    With the Interior West’s national parks facing an increase in haze and air pollution, Rocky Mountain National Park is working with government agencies to improve air quality

  • Ego climbing at Delicate Arch

    The writer doesn't appreciate the prowess of a climber of Delicate Arch in Arches National Park

  • National Parks are truly under the gun

    Reporter Ben Long says the evidence is on the ground: Our national parks aren't getting the money they need

  • The bottom-line truth: We are protecting our parks

    Acting Interior Department Secretary Lynn Scarlett says don't believe the stories: Our national parks are doing well.

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