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Urban Angler—NYC

If, as the classic narrative goes, there are more than 8 million stories in the naked city, Urban Angler flyshop, for the past 20 years, has been intertwined in the yarn. From links to the Madoffs (indirect at best, says Bernie) to recent American Express TV ads, this Manhattan retailer maintains its spot as the…

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May 7, 2010: Headlines

Glacier NP100 Years and CountingGlacier National Park is commemorating its centennial anniversary this month. Here’s the breakdown, by the numbers:5.11.1910—Glacier officially established as a park1.2—Million acres16,000—Square miles of protected land350—National Historic registered places131—Named lakes; more than 700 lakes, total700—Miles of trails25—Active glaciers2030—The year scientists predict above mentioned glaciers may disappear0—The number of permits/licenses required to fly…

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World’s Biggest Beaver Dam

Outside—Biologists recently discovered a beaver dam in Alberta’s remote Wood Buffalo National Park, stretching for more than half a mile and visible from space, according to backpacker.com. Scientists think the beavers spent over 20 years building their palatial digs from sticks, rocks, and mud, and several generations have used it as a comfortable home.

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Glacier NP

100 Years and Counting Glacier National Park is commemorating its centennial anniversary this month. Here’s the breakdown, by the numbers:5.11.1910—Glacier officially established as a park1.2—Million acres16,000—Square miles of protected land350—National Historic registered places131—Named lakes; more than 700 lakes, total700—Miles of trails25—Active glaciers2030—The year scientists predict above mentioned glaciers may disappear0—The number of permits/licenses required to fly…