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Amid freezing rain and a foot of snow in Glacier National Park, 10 crew members spent 12 days stabilizing the remains of the historic Sperry Chalet, which was deemed lost when the Sprague Fire engulfed the dormitory building on August 31.
Less than a week after closing three rivers to recreational fishing, heavy rains prompted Olympic National Park to lift the restriction on Saturday.
Chainsaws have been getting quite the workout in the Caribbean, where National Park Service crews have been cutting and stacking wood as they've cleared roads and trails at Virgin Islands National Park and at other National Park System units there.
National parks and other protected areas in West Africa are being decimated due to the illegal harvest of cocoa beans that ultimately satiate chocolate lovers around the world, according to a recent investigation.
A nearly 40-year-old campus that houses youths in environmental education programs at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park will be replaced with new buildings designed to meet green building certification.
With the somewhat slow season coming to Yosemite National Park, work is getting underway to improve some roads and campgrounds in the Yosemite Valley.

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