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2-year ban from Yellowstone National Park for man caught cooking chicken in hot spring

A group of men found themselves in hot water after they were caught with cooking pots and two chickens in Yellowstone National Park’s hot spring. A ranger received reports on Aug. 7 that a group was hiking toward Shoshone Geyser Basin — the park’s largest geyser region — […]

Jasper National Park says one caribou herd gone, two others on the brink of local extinction

Caribou populations in Jasper National Park are in deep trouble.  Of three southern mountain woodland caribou herds managed by Parks Canada, one — the Maligne herd — is now considered extirpated, or  locally extinct, while the other two are dangerously small, according to the Jasper National Park’s Species at Risk report.  Worse, neither […]