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Dinosaur National Monument in 2011 (credit: CBS)

BLM Deferring Dinosaur-Area Oil, Gas Leasing In Western Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management says it won’t offer any parcels in the Dinosaur area in western Colorado at its oil and gas lease auction in May.

02/13/2013

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Expanded Wi-Fi Service Coming To National Parks

It soon may be harder to get away from email, Facebook and Twitter — even at a national park.

02/02/2013

The Fern Lake Fire (credit: Estes Park Trail Gazette)

Battle On To Keep Fern Lake Fire Inside National Park

Firefighters are trying to keep a wildfire from spreading outside the boundaries of Rocky Mountain National Park.

12/04/2012

An image of the Fern Lake Fire (credit: Steve Hoffman)

Wildfire Forces Evacuations In Rocky Mountain National Park

A wildfire that broke out Tuesday has forced the evacuations of campers and hikers in Rocky Mountain National Park.

10/09/2012

Garden Park Fossil Area (credit: blm.gov)

Proposal Would Add Dino Quarries To Garden Park

The public is getting time to comment on a proposal to expand the Garden Park Fossil Area north of CaƱon City and designate it a national natural landmark.

10/04/2012

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Woman Sentenced For Embezzling From Great Sand Dunes National Park

A woman who was found guilty of stealing more than $730,000 from the Great Sand Dunes National Park has been sentenced to two years in prison.

09/22/2012

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Park Service Defends Refusal To Use Wolves

The National Park Service acted properly when it ruled out using wolves to control the elk population in Rocky Mountain National Park, government lawyers argued Thursday before a federal appeals court.

09/20/2012

Federal Court Hears Appeal On Canyonlands Park

The federal government said Wednesday it has control over highway access in national monuments even if no official notice was given, in a case that could affect highway rights of way on federal public land across the country.

09/19/2012

Colorado National Monument (credit: CBS)

Colorado National Monument Declines Bike Race Again

The National Park Service said Tuesday it won’t issue a permit to have a stage of the 2013 USA Pro Cycling Challenge run through part of Colorado National Monument in western Colorado.

08/14/2012

Union Station (credit: CBS)

Feds Reject Historic-Preservation Tax Incentives For Union Station Remodel

The National Park Service has rejected the Union Station Alliance’s request for “historic preservation certification” for its plan to remodel Denver Union Station to include a 130-room hotel, but left the door open for reconsideration.

08/14/2012

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