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December 13, 2013
Annual Christmas Bird Count to be Held in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Theodore Roosevelt National Park welcomes volunteers to participate in the nationwide Audubon Christmas Bird Count. The Medora Area Count will take place on Saturday, December 21. Volunteers wishing to take part should meet at the South Unit Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m. MST. Any participants arriving later in the day should stop by the visitor center for guidance

December 12, 2013
Elk Population Maintenance Efforts Completed For the Year
The maintenance phase for managing the elk population in Theodore Roosevelt National Park has been completed for this year. A total of 46 elk were removed by park staff in the park’s South Unit between November 5 and December 5.

December 10, 2013
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Photo Contest Winner Announced
The National Park Service and the Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association announced the win ner of the second Annual “Picture Yourself in Theodore Roosevelt National Park” Photo Contest on Saturday.

December 02, 2013
Photo Contest Winner to be Announced
The National Park Service and the Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association are pleased to announce that the winning photo has been selected for the annual “Picture Yourself in Theodore Roosevelt National Park” photo contest. The winner will be announced during Medora’s 18th Annual Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas festivities on Saturday, December 7 at 2:00 p.m. MST in the park’s South Unit Visitor Center.

October 31, 2013
Park Announces Winter Visitor Center Hours
Winter visitor center hours will be in effect at Theodore Roosevelt National Park beginning on Friday, November 1, 2013.

October 31, 2013
2013 Elk Population Maintenance Program Requires Mid-Week Backcountry Closures
The National Park Service will resume the maintenance phase of the Elk Management Plan in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. A limited number of elk will be removed by park staff from November 5 through December 5. Volunteers will not be necessary during this phase.

September 19, 2013
2013 Horse Auction
Feral horses from Theodore Roosevelt National Park are scheduled to be sold at public auction at Wishek Livestock Market inWishek, North Dakota on Saturday, September 28 at 11 am CDT. Approximately 105-110 horses will be sold to reduce the horse population in the national park to about 100 animals.

September 10, 2013
Dakota Nights-An Astronomy Festival
Theodore Roosevelt National Park invites curious minds of all ages to spend a crisp autumn weekend exploring our universe. Astronomers, park rangers, historians, and explorers of all kinds will gather for the first Dakota Nights: An Astronomy Festival Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29.

August 19, 2013
Founders Day 2013
The National Park Service will celebrate its 97th birthday on Sunday, August 25. Entrance fees will be waived at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, giving visitors a chance to enjoy a late summer day in the park free of charge.

August 02, 2013
Badlands Star Party 2013
The dark night sky of Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit is the perfect setting for the annual North Dakota Badlands Star Party on August 9 and 10.

July 09, 2013
North Unit Visitor Center Closure
The visitor center in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be closed this month, and visitor contact functions will be moved to the campground. Unprecedented rains in recent years have caused unstable badlands soils to shift and caused the building to move.

May 03, 2013
Road Construction to Begin in South Unit
Road construction on the Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park will resume on Monday, May 6. The construction crew will work on the East River Road from Wind Canyon to Beef Corral Bottom. Visitors will encounter single-lane traffic and delays of up to 30 minutes.

April 04, 2013
2013 Prescribed Fires
The National Park Service plans to implement prescribed fire projects in Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North and South Units between April 1 and June 15, 2013.

December 11, 2012
Elk Maintenance Efforts Complete for the Year
The maintenance phase of managing the elk population in Theodore Roosevelt National Park has been completed for this year. A total of 69 elk were removed by park staff between October 30 and December 6.

December 11, 2012
2012 Photo Contest Winner
The National Park Service and the Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association announced the winner of the first Annual “Picture Yourself in Theodore Roosevelt National Park” Photo Contest on Saturday.

November 09, 2012
Elk Management Effort Continues
The National Park Service has removed 21 antlerless elk from the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the past two weeks. The park is in the maintenance phase of the Elk Management Plan, after two highly successful elk reduction efforts during 2010-2011.

November 09, 2012
Winter Visitor Center Hours
Winter visitor center hours will be in effect at Theodore Roosevelt National Park beginning on Monday, November 12, 2012.The South Unit Visitor Center is open daily 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST.The North Unit Visitor Center will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST, and will be open on other days as staffing allows.The Painted Canyon Visitor Center will be closed for the season. Both the North and South Unit Visitor Centers will be closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

November 08, 2012
Fee Free Weekend
To commemorate Veterans Day, the National Park Service is offering free admission at all park units Saturday, November 10 through Monday, November 12.Entrance fees will be waived at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, giving visitors one last fee-free opportunity to enjoy the park this year.

October 25, 2012
Autopsy Report Reveals Hiker Suffered Heart Attack
An autopsy report released by the North Dakota State Medical Examiner’s Office revealed that Daniel Olszewski, the man who passed away while hiking in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in July, had suffered a massive heart attack, which caused his death.

October 25, 2012
Elk Population Maintenance Program Requires Mid-Week Backcountry Closures
The National Park Service has begun the transition from elk reduction to the maintenance phase of the Elk Management Plan in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. A limited number of elk will be removed by park staff from October 30 through December 6. Volunteers will not be necessary during this phase.

October 25, 2012
North Unit Scenic Drive to Open in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Repair and reconstruction of the Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit has been completed and the road will reopen on Friday, October 26 at 9:00 a.m. CDT.

September 21, 2012
Road Repairs in Progress in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Road repairs are in progress in the North and South Units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

September 10, 2012
September Visitor Activities
September visitor center hours are now in effect in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The South Unit Visitor Center in Medora is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MDT. Painted Canyon Visitor Center, 6 miles east of Medora off I-94, is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT. The North Unit Visitor Center, located 15 miles south of Watford City on Hwy. 85, is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CDT. All of the park’s visitor centers offer free orientation films, exhibits, publications, and information about the park and the surrounding area.

August 21, 2012
Founders Day 2012
The National Park Service will celebrate its 96th birthday on Saturday. As part of the festivities, Matt Schanandore, an internationally known flutist and storyteller, will present an evening of music and interpretive storytelling at the Cottonwood Campground amphitheater in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Saturday, August 25, at 8:30 p.m. MDT. Special ranger-led programs will be presented as well.

August 14, 2012
Annual Star Party
A dark night sky is the perfect setting for the North Dakota Badlands Star Party in Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit. The annual event will be held on August 17 and 18.

July 18, 2012
Search Concludes for Missing Hiker in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
The body of Dan Olszewski, 48, of Midlothian, VA has been recovered in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.He had entered the park on Sunday for a day hike and was reported missing on Monday morning.

July 07, 2012
Weekend Programs to Introduce Families to Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Birds, geology, mammals, and more! Theodore Roosevelt National Park invites kids and their families for fun activities on Saturdays and Sundays. Play games, take a hike, and discover the many facets of the North Dakota badlands in these activity filled programs for the whole family. Programs will be offered in the North and South Units of the park.

July 07, 2012
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Celebrates Teddy Bear Picnic Day
Have you ever wondered how the “Teddy Bear” got its name? The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association (TRNHA) invites kids of all ages to its annual Teddy Bear Picnic on Tuesday, July 10 at 1:00 p.m. MDT to celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day.

July 01, 2012
Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Sponsor Elkhorn Ranch Outing
The Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park invite the public for a special trip to discover the Elkhorn Ranch on Saturday, July 14.

March 28, 2012
2012 Spring Hours
Beginning April 1, spring visitor center hours will be in effect at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

March 22, 2012
Park Elk Reduction Finished Ahead of Schedule
The National Park Service is moving into the maintenance phase of the Elk Management Plan in Theodore Roosevelt National Park this fall, after two highly successful elk reduction efforts during 2010-2011.

March 21, 2012
Park Selects New Chief of Administration
Margaret (Meg) Schwartz has been selected as the new Chief of Administration at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. She was promoted into her new assignment on March 11 after serving as the park’s Budget Analyst for the last eight years.

December 15, 2011
Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Theodore Roosevelt National Park welcomes volunteers to participate in the nationwide Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

October 11, 2011
2011 Backcountry Closures
Backcountry areas and hiking trails in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from October 18 – December 22 to accommodate the park’s elk reduction effort.

September 15, 2011
Fee Free Day
Free admission will be offered on Saturday, September 24 to encourage visitors to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and spectacular badlands scenery at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The National Park Service is waiving entrance fees at all parks for National Public Lands Day.

August 30, 2011
People's Choice Wilderness Hike
Visitors will choose the destination for a wilderness hike on Sunday, September 4 in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The hike in the park’s North Unit will be the last one of the 2011 summer season.

August 22, 2011
Annual Star Party Explores the Night
A dark night sky is the perfect setting for the North Dakota Badlands Star Party in Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit. The annual event will be held on August 26 and 27.

August 22, 2011
Native American Flutist to offer Special Presentation
Matt Schanandore, an internationally known flutist and storyteller, will present an evening of music and interpretive storytelling at the Cottonwood Campground amphitheater in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Saturday, August 27, at 8:00 p.m. MDT.

August 10, 2011
National Park Invites Families to Junior Ranger Day
Calling all Junior Rangers! Learn how to be the best Junior Ranger you can be by becoming an active steward of the outdoors!

August 08, 2011
North Unit Scenic Drive Closed
A portion of the North Unit Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park has been closed due to continued slumping.

August 05, 2011
Teddy Bear Picnic to be Held at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Teddy Bear Picnic to be Held at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

August 05, 2011
UND Professor to Discuss Mammals of North Dakota Badlands
Dr. Robert Seabloom, Professor Emeritus at the University of North Dakota, will present “Scratchings and Squeakings: Lesser Known Mammals of the North Dakota Badlands” in the South Unit Visitor Center.

August 01, 2011
VOLUNTEERS SELECTED FOR 2011 ELK REDUCTION PROGRAM
VOLUNTEERS SELECTED FOR 2011 ELK REDUCTION PROGRAM

July 29, 2011
National Park Wilderness Hike Highlights Backcountry Springs
National Park Wilderness Hike Highlights Backcountry Springs

July 28, 2011
North Unit Road Restrictions Take Effect
A portion of the North Unit Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park has been reduced to one lane during daylight hours and will be closed at night due to slumping.

July 28, 2011
Dean Wyckoff as New Chief Ranger
Dean Wyckoff has been selected as the new Chief Ranger for Theodore Roosevelt National Park. He began his assignment on July 17, filling the position previously held by Tom Cox, who retired from the NPS in January.

July 06, 2011
First Teddy Bear Picnic of the Year
Have you ever wondered how the “Teddy Bear” got its name? The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association (TRNHA) will host a Teddy Bear Picnic on Sunday, July 10 at 1:00 p.m. to celebrate National Teddy Bear Picnic Day.

July 01, 2011
2011 Elk Reduction
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is preparing to accept applications for volunteers to assist with the second year of its elk reduction program. The application itself will be posted on July 9, 2011 but prospective volunteers are highly encouraged to read through Frequently Asked Questions, What to Expect If You Are Selected, and Comments From Last Year’s Volunteers that are now posted on the park’s website at http://www.nps.gov/thro.

June 27, 2011
July Wilderness Hike
A trip into the geologic past will be the focus of the third Wilderness Hike of the summer season on Sunday, July 3 in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Backcountry Ranger John Heiser will lead the hike into the petrified forest area of the park’s North Unit, traveling to a remote and seldom visited area of the park.

June 21, 2011
Junior Ranger Day 2011
To celebrate the beginning of summer, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is recruiting Junior Rangers to spend a day discovering the park’s wild inhabitants. Kids and their families are invited to enjoy a Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, June 25. Activities will be held in both the North and South Units of the park.

June 18, 2011
First Day of Summer is Free
Free admission will be offered on Tuesday, June 21 to entice visitors to enjoy warmer weather and spectacular badlands scenery at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. To celebrate the start of the summer season, the National Park Service is waiving entrance fees at all parks on the longest day of the year.

June 07, 2011
Elk Packers Needed
Theodore Roosevelt National Park will continue to implement its successful elk reduction effort in the park’s South Unit, October 11, 2011 through December 23, 2011. Teams of park staff and volunteers tasked with shooting cow elk will again be supported by experienced meat recovery teams (packers). Packers will collect the meat and transport it, using pack horses or mules, to a cold-storage facility within the park.

June 01, 2011
Annual Birdwalk
The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association invites birders of all ages and experience levels to participate in the 57th Annual Bird Walk on Sunday, June 5.The walk will start at 6:30 a.m. MDT in the Cottonwood Picnic Area in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

June 01, 2011
Trail Event 2011
On Saturday, June 4, The Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and park staff will work together to mark some of the backcountry trails in the South Unit for the summer season.

May 02, 2011
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Conduct Prescribed Fires
The National Park Service plans to implement prescribed fire projects in Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit between May 1 and May 27, 2011. Prescribed fires are those started by park managers under specific weather and fuel conditions for a particular purpose. Air temperature, humidity, fuel load and moisture, and wind speed and direction are some of the many factors considered in determining whether conditions are favorable to start a burn.

April 20, 2011
Visiting Scholar to Discuss Roosevelt and the National Parks
No abstract supplied.

April 13, 2011
National Park Week - 2011
No abstract supplied.

April 04, 2011
Elk Management Presentation Being Hosted by Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Elk Management Presentation Being Hosted by Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park

March 25, 2011
Spring 2011 Hours
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Announces Spring 2011 Visitor Center Hours

February 25, 2011
Eagle Release
No abstract supplied.

February 12, 2011
National Park to Celebrate Presidents’ Day Weekend with Roosevelt Film
No abstract supplied.

January 14, 2011
Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Host Elk Management Presentation
No abstract supplied.

January 12, 2011
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Waive Fees for Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend
No abstract supplied.

December 20, 2010
Christmas Bird Count Rescheduled for January 3, 2011
No abstract supplied.

December 17, 2010
Holiday Visitor Center Hours Announced
No abstract supplied.

December 13, 2010
Annual Bird Count to be Held at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Theodore Roosevelt National Park welcomes volunteers to participate in the nationwide Audubon Christmas Bird Count on December 19 and 20, 2010. The Medora Area Count will take place on Sunday, December 19. Volunteers wishing to take part should meet at the South Unit Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m. MST on Sunday. The North Unit Count will be held on Monday, December 20. Volunteers should meet at the North Unit Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. CST.

December 11, 2010
Elk Reduction Effort Reaches Halfway Mark
The elk reduction effort in Theodore Roosevelt National Park has reached the halfway mark for the season. To date, 200 elk have been removed from the park.

November 19, 2010
Visitor Centers to be Closed on Thanksgiving
No abstract supplied.

November 18, 2010
National Park Getaway
The badlands hills rise one after another, revealing strata of colors: taupe and tan, red-brown, blue-gray. Earth here is a hybrid—hills like camel humps, tiger-striped by their rock layers—through which a smooth silver river glides.

November 09, 2010
National Park Fees Waived for Veterans Day
No abstract supplied.

October 14, 2010
South Unit Backcountry and Hiking Trails to Be Closed Midweek
Backcountry areas and hiking trails in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from October 19 – January 20 to accommodate the park’s elk reduction effort.

August 26, 2010
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Hold Junior Ranger Night Sky Adventure
No abstract supplied.

August 24, 2010
Volunteers Selected for Elk Reduction Program
No abstract supplied.

May 30, 2010
Annual Bird Walk and Breakfast to be Held in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
No abstract supplied.

May 29, 2010
National Park Wilderness Hike Highlights the Spring Season
Theodore Roosevelt National Park will usher in the summer season with the first in a series of Wilderness Hikes on Sunday, May 30. This springtime outing will highlight early wildflowers, a symphony of sounds as migratory birds return to their favorite nesting areas, and newborn wildlife. Backcountry Ranger John Heiser will leas the hike into the park's North Unit wilderness to observe the sights and sounds of the season.

May 11, 2010
Meeting to be Held on Wilderness Stewardship Strategy at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
No abstract supplied.

April 16, 2010
National Junior Ranger Day Activities Scheduled in Park's North and South Units
Junior Ranger Day activities are scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. MDT at the South Unit’s Cottonwood Picnic Area and at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. CDT at the North Unit’s Juniper Picnic Area on April 24, 2010. Park rangers will host one-hour programs about the park’s wildlife and the many clues animals leave behind, including a guided hike and scavenger hunt. Participants will earn a Junior Ranger Day patch and certificate upon completion of the activity. Participation is free and the regular entrance fee will not be charged to enter the park.

April 16, 2010
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Waive Fees During National Park Week
No abstract supplied.

April 09, 2010
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Conduct Spring Prescribed Fires
If the weather cooperates, the National Park Service plans to implement prescribed fire projects in Theodore Roosevelt National Park's South, North and Elkhorn Ranch Units between April 12 and May 24, 2010. Three burn units of varying sizes are planned to be burned at the South Unit, one 5 acre unit at the Elkhorn Ranch site, and two units totaling 800 acres at the North Unit. No closures are expected to result from prescribed fire activity.

April 03, 2010
Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Hire Local Youths
Theodore Roosevelt National Park invites local youths to become members of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) to work in the park this summer. Participants will work in the areas of maintenance and resource conservation and will have opportunities to learn about careers in the National Park Service. YCC positions are available in the North Unit, which is 15 miles south of Watford City, and in the South Unit, which is located near Medora.

March 31, 2010
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Announces Spring Visitor Center Hours
Beginning April 1, spring visitor center hours will be in effect at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The South Unit Visitor Center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT. Barring unforeseen inclement weather, the Painted Canyon Visitor Center, located on I-94 east of Medora, will open for the season; hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT. The North Unit Visitor Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CDT. All will be open daily, with expanded hours Memorial Day through Labor Day.

March 09, 2010
Elk Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement Released
Theodore Roosevelt National Park has released its final Elk Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The purpose of the EIS is to disclose the alternatives considered for managing elk numbers in the park, including the preferred alternative, and their impacts on the human environment. The EIS identifies a preferred alternative which primarily would involve park employees leading teams of volunteer shooters to reduce the elk herd in the South Unit of the park. An on-line version of the final document is available to the public on the National Park Service planning website at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/thro. Hard copies will be available soon.

February 02, 2010
Winter Adventures Scheduled at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Adventurous visitors will have the opportunity to get outdoors for some fresh air and exercise on three Saturdays in February, when park rangers lead guided snowshoe and cross country ski treks in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The special programs will be held on February 6, 13, and 20 at 1 pm CST. The 90 minute activities will focus on the winter landscape and the ways that wildlife has adapted to winter in the badlands.

January 06, 2010
Annual Bird Count Yields New Participants, Birds
No abstract supplied.

December 17, 2009
North Dakota National Parks Visitor Centers to be Closed on Upcoming Holidays
The visitor centers at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site will close at noon MST on Thursday, December 24 through Friday, December 25 and will also be closed on January 1, 2010. Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site will close in its entirety at 1:30 p.m. CST on December 24 through 25 and on January 1. All facilities will reopen for regular business hours on December 26 and January 2, respectively.

December 09, 2009
Volunteers Needed for Annual Bird Count
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is looking for volunteers to participate in the nationwide Audubon Christmas Bird Count. The Medora Count will take place on Saturday, January 2, 2010, starting at 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time at the South Unit Visitor Center of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The North Unit Count will be held on Sunday, January 3, 2010, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Central Time at the park’s North Unit Visitor Center. 

December 03, 2009
North Unit Road Construction Project Completed
No abstract supplied.

September 24, 2009
Park Horses to be Sold at Auction
No abstract supplied.

September 22, 2009
National Public Lands Day
Help Us Make America's Best Idea Even Better! Join Theodore Roosevelt National Park on September 26 for a Day of Service and Celebration Be part of an unprecedented event on September 26 when Theodore Roosevelt National Park and national parks across the country invite you to make America's Best Idea - the national parks - even better. Presented by the National Park Service and National Park Foundation it will be a special day of service and celebration for visitors and volunteers to experience their parks and catch a sneak preview of Ken Burn's new documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea premiering on PBS on September 27.

September 06, 2009
Portion of North Unit Road to be Closed for Chip Seal Work
A portion of the North Unit Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be closed for three days beginning Tuesday, September 8. Entrance fees in the North Unit will be suspended while the road is closed.

August 31, 2009
Park Prairie Dog Acreage Down
The numbers of the acres of prairie dogs have decreased significantly this year in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Resource Management staff completed mapping all 23 prairie dog towns in the South Unit and the 2 prairie dog towns in the North Unit of the park in August. With a couple of exceptions, there was a decrease in acreage for all towns. Acreage in the North Unit decreased from 136.68 to 123.86 acres, or by approximately 9.4%, and acreage in the South Unit decreased from 1,743.92 to 1,420.59 acres, or approximately 18.5%.

August 25, 2009
National Park Will Offer People's Choice Wilderness Hike
The last wilderness hike of the season in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is scheduled for Sunday, September 6.

August 25, 2009
North Unit Hosts Presentation on Bats
No abstract supplied.

August 17, 2009
Native American Flutist to offer Special Presentation at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
No abstract supplied.

August 17, 2009
National Park Service Founders Day to be Celebrated at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
No abstract supplied.

August 12, 2009
Annual Star Party Explores the Night Sky at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
A dark night sky is the perfect setting for the North Dakota Badlands Star Party in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The annual event will be held this year on August 21 and 22.

August 12, 2009
End of Summer Season Brings Fee Free Weekend and Teddy Bear Picnic to Theodore Roosevelt National Park
The last chance this year to enjoy a weekend at Theodore Roosevelt National Park without paying an entrance fee will be Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16. As a special treat, a Teddy Bear Picnic will be held on Saturday at 1:00p.m. MDT.

August 12, 2009
Public Comment Invited on Elk Management Theodore Roosevelt National Park Identifies Preferred Alternative
No abstract supplied.

July 30, 2009
Junior Ranger Family Fun Day
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is recruiting Junior Rangers. Kids ages 5 through 12 and their families are invited to Junior Ranger Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 1 for a lively adventure in the park.

July 08, 2009
Teddy Bear Picnic
No abstract supplied.

July 01, 2009
North Unit Wilderness Hike
No abstract supplied.

February 11, 2009
Park Schedules Public Meetings on Elk Management Plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park has scheduled public meetings to provide information and take comments on the park’s Draft Elk Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The goal of the public meetings and the public comment period overall is to gather comments from the public regarding the DEIS’s adequacy in addressing the purpose, need and objectives, environmental issues of concern, and the sufficiency of the overall analysis. 

February 02, 2009
Park Elk Population Estimated to be Less Than 900
Theodore Roosevelt National Park's annual aerial elk survey was completed January 20-22, 2009, recording an estimated 878 elk in the South Unit of the park.

December 17, 2008
Elk Environmental Impact Statement Out For Review and Comment
No abstract supplied.

December 15, 2008
Christmas Bird Counts to be Held in the Badlands
Observers and assistants are needed to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Counts in the North Dakota badlands.

October 15, 2008
Gov Hoeven proclaims October 2008 Theodore Roosevelt Month
North Dakota Governor John Hoeven has proclaimed October 2008 Theodore Roosevelt month in honor of TR's 150th birthday. He also proclaimed October 27 as Theodore Roosevelt Day.

September 25, 2008
Take A Child Outside Week
Take A Child Outside Week is September 24-30, 2008.

September 22, 2008
North Unit Road Closure
The last 7 miles of the North Unit's Scenic Drive are temporarily closed for road repair. The closure is expected to last through October 2008.

August 23, 2007
Park Centennial Proposals Eligible For Matching Funds
No abstract supplied.

April 27, 2007
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Turns 60 Years Old
No abstract supplied.

April 14, 2007
Spring Wilderness Hikes at the North Unit
Outdoor activities are being offered at the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt national park this spring.

April 14, 2007
Young Longhorns to Join North Unit Herd
Two young longhorn steers from Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site will be added to the herd of longhorn at the North Unit.

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