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Like to be an Artist in Residence at Denali National Park Next Summer? Get Your Application in Soon.

If you're a professional visual artist looking for an inspiring place to work next summer, this opportunity is hard to beat. Denali National Park is accepting applications for the 2011 Artist in Residence program, and those who are selected will have use of the historic Murie Cabin in the heart of the Alaskan park for 10 days.

Angels Landing Closures at Zion National Park Extended Due to Weather Delays

A previously announced closure of the popular Angels Landing Route in Zion National Park has been extended due to weather delays. Closures for route repairs and improvements were originally scheduled to end Thursday, October 14, but little work was completed the week of October 3 due to heavy rain and lightning.

You Can Hear Them Now - Oregon Caves National Monument Upgrades Communications with the Underground

If you're running public tours in a cave, it's always a good idea to be able to communicate with people on the surface, and vice versa. The staff at Oregon Caves National Monument can do so a lot more efficiently these days, thanks to a recently completed upgrade of the communications system in the cave.

Reward Offered in Bear Poaching Case at North Cascades National Park

The illegal killing of two black bears in late August in North Cascades National Park has promoted the posting of a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. The reward is being offered by The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust.

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