Monthly Archives: June 2006

Water Quest Shifts Course

With the easy sources tapped out and the region’s thirst growing, officials adopt new technologies and habits to stretch supplies. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, June 11, 2006 A powerful thirst is building in Southern California as … Continue reading

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Rangers Among Parks’ Rarest Sights

Even with volunteer help, many short-staffed federal recreation sites have cut back visitor center hours, patrols and educational talks. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, June 11, 2006 SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA — Visitors to California’s … Continue reading

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Sale of US land outside Zion NP to pay for development

Proceeds from U.S. acreage outside Zion park would be used for local development. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2006. By Julie Cart, Times Staff Writer ST. GEORGE, Utah — Its mild climate, stunning scenery and … Continue reading

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