For example, in a systematic review of Oligocene lizards and snakes from the Badlands National Park
of South Dakota, Maddox and Wall (1) reported two taxa of erycine boid snakes: Calamagras angulatus Cope and Geringophis vetus Holman.
Russell National Wildlife Refuge in Montana and the Badlands National Park
have only three thousand acres of prairie dogs, too small an area for ferrets.
The 250,000-acre Badlands National Park
has been scoured by wind and water and changed by volcanic activity and shifting climates.
A few ferrets, captured, reared in captivity, and bred, slowly nursed that hope back to life and in 1994, the Sage Creek Wilderness and Badlands National Park
became the focal points of reintroduction efforts.
Porcupine, South Dakota - Located in Shannon County, one of the poorest counties in the United States with unemployment rates hovering around 80 percent, but only minutes away from Badlands National Park
There are confirmed sightings of mountain lions in the 266-square kilometer Badlands National Park
, about sixty-six kilometers east of the Black Hills (Benzon 2000).
Also within 1 hours' drive is Badlands National Park
which covers a million - yes, a million - acres.
We also found reservations needed at Wall (call 605/279-2665), near Badlands National Park
. Visitors to Wind Cave and Custer State Park can find accomodations in Custer, with 15 motels and 20 restaurants; for a list, call (800) 992-9818.
Since 2005, roughly 60 interpreters have participated in the Park Service's Night Sky Program in locations like Bryce Canyon, Death Valley, and Badlands National Park
. Rangers learn how to use telescopes, teach basic astronomy, lead effective constellation tours that weave in cultural and historic perspectives, and "communicate the message of light pollution without bumming people out," Moore says.
East of the Black Hills is Badlands National Park
, an intricate area of rock canyons, spires and other formations created by erosion over 37 million years and among the world's richest fossil areas.
The species offers shade in historic sites like Fort Laramie in Wyoming, Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site in Colorado, and stretches of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, and provides oases in the prairie at places like Badlands National Park
in South Dakota.
Last year, volunteers in Badlands National Park
in South Dakota led 40 percent of the interpretive programs and made 60 percent of the visitor contacts.