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When hikers need help, who pays for rescue?

10 things you didn't know about koalas

Say hello to the first female chief ranger in this national park's 85-year history

5 reasons why biodiversity is a big deal

It's time to start demanding justification for drilling in the Arctic refuge​​

This stray tagged along with mountain climbers and set an elevation record for dogs

Could your child survive alone in the woods?

Why the new U.S. public lands bill is such a big deal

Intense wildfires may set stage for super bloom

20 tips for camping in the depths of winter

National wildlife refuge system imperiled by government shutdown

This couple created and hiked a new 2,600-mile loop through the Pacific Northwest