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Cardiac Incident At Rocky Mountain National Park

At 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, park dispatch received a cell phone call concerning an 72-year-old man who was suffering from a possible heart attack on the Dream Lake Trail in the Bear Lake area of Rocky Mountain National Park. The patient was roughly one mile, at an elevation gain of 425 feet (9,900 feet), from the trailhead. A park ranger medic reached the patient at 12:54 p.m. Two other rangers reach ...

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Firewood Collection Permits Available From RMNP

More permits will be available to collect firewood generated from hazard tree removals within Rocky Mountain National Park. A $20 non-refundable administrative fee will be charged for removing up to five cords of firewood. On the east side of the park, the wood can be collected at the storage pit accessed through the Glacier Basin Campground; on the west side of the park the wood can be collected from the C ...

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RMNP Announces Winter Pile Burning

Fire managers from Rocky Mountain National Park plan to take advantage of any upcoming wet or winter weather conditions to burn piles of slash from several forest thinning and hazard tree mitigation projects. Exclusion of fire for the past century has resulted in unnatural forest conditions in some areas, with significant accumulations of forest fuels and an increased risk of a wildfire. In addition, park c ...

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RMNP Announces Winter Pile Burning

Fire managers from Rocky Mountain National Park plan to take advantage of any upcoming wet or winter weather conditions to burn piles of slash from several forest thinning and hazard tree mitigation projects. Exclusion of fire for the past century has resulted in unnatural forest conditions in some areas, with significant accumulations of forest fuels and an increased risk of a wildfire. In addition, park c ...

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Retired Park Supt. Bob Barbee To Speak About Reflections Of A National Park Manager

Former Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Presents “Reflections of a National Park Manager – 42 Years on the Griddle” Retired Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Bob Barbee will speak at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium in Rocky Mountain National Park on Wednesday, September 30, 2009.  The talk will begin at 7:00 p.m. and is open and free to the public. It is the third Randy Jones Memoria ...

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Longs Peak: Nature, Mountaineers, And The National Park Service

The Estes Park Museum, 200 Fourth Street, will host a special program on Saturday, October 3, at 2:00 p.m. titled “Longs Peak: Nature, Mountaineers, and the National Park Service.” Colorado State University professor Dr. Ruth Alexander will explore links between changing recreational patterns, emerging environmental values, and park management. The presentation will last approximately 45 minutes, leaving ti ...

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RMNP Reviewing Proposal From The National Science Foundation

Rocky Mountain National Park staff have received a proposal from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), which is under the auspices of the National Science Foundation (NSF).  NEON is a proposed continental-scale research program for discovering and understanding the impacts of climate change, land-use change, and invasive species on the biosphere.  Property administered by Rocky Mountain Nation ...

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