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  • Killing for conservation in national parks

    Killing for conservation in national parks

    Getting weeds out of the national parks is an endless war that can never be won, but many Park Service employees are willing - and happy - warriors.

  • Jim Detterline to the rescue

    Park Ranger Jim Detterline battles the agency he loves over its insistence that a hearing impairment makes him unfit for his job.

  • Blood spills over a $14 camping fee

    In the wake of a confrontation over a camping fee that ended in a tourist’s death, a former park ranger remembers a frightening incident from his own career

  • On the dark side of the park: a ranger's memoir

    Jordan Fisher Smith’s Nature Noir: A Park Ranger’s Patrol in the Sierra explores a part of California that is not easy to love

  • National parks pinching pennies

    Former Park Service workers say the agency is being hurt by budget cuts, but that employees are under orders from headquarters to hide the problems

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