Latest BADLANDS Stories

2013-07-30 23:28:43

A geologist-led tour among the diverse rock types that can be found in the canyons, mesas, and badlands of Northern New Mexico.

2012-10-07 23:00:45

In response to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation’s recent healthy food and farming grant, Massage School San Diego has released a list of the best healthy crops to plant in the fall.

2012-09-18 23:03:36

Original Green Distribution, one of the World’s leaders in sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly building materials, has teamed with Alex White Plume and Pine Ridge Reservation

2012-06-07 23:01:01

Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch in Billings County, North Dakota to its 2012 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic

2009-08-05 06:15:00

A new technique might help locate looters who stole from Utah's collection of dinosaur bones.

2008-08-28 18:00:30

By DAN ACKERMAN The past few weeks, like most outdoor enthusiasts, I have been soaking up the summer sun by trying to be outside as often as possible before the dreaded tundra temperatures return.

2008-08-05 18:00:19

Conservation groups want about 62,000 acres in North Dakota's Badlands to be off limits to oil and gas development. Their proposal also seeks to protect a 5,410-acre area of the Sheyenne National Grasslands in eastern North Dakota. Congress would have to approve the federal wilderness designation.

2008-07-28 09:00:55

Billings County wants to build a bridge or low water crossing over the Little Missouri River somewhere in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch Site, which is located 35 miles north of Medora. There isn't a single bridge between Medora and the Long X Bridge on U.S. 85 near Watford City.

2008-07-27 12:00:32

By Geoff Gehman, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Jul. 27--The biggest role of Elissa Piszel's theater career is one of the smallest. The Bethlehem native stands silent for four to five minutes in nothing but a slip and a cowboy hat.

2008-06-24 02:29:54

The New World, Academy Award(R) nominated director Terrence Malick's (The Thin Red Line, Days of Heaven) adventure-filled journey of discovery, will be released October 14 on DVD in a new amped-up Extended Cut.

Latest BADLANDS Reference Libraries

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
2013-04-18 01:20:13

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is located in western North Dakota in the United States. The park contains 70,446 acres of land that is separated into three distinct badland areas known as the Elkhorn Ranch Unit, the South Unit, and the North Unit. Roosevelt  first visited the area in 1883, while hunting for bison, and is said to have “fallen in love” with the badlands. After investing a large sum of money into the Maltese Cross Ranch, Roosevelt had his own cabin built, which he later...

Badlands National Park
2013-03-05 09:07:20

Badlands national Park is located in the southwest region of South Dakota. It holds 242,756 acres of land, with 64,144 acres comprising a protected wilderness area. The park was designated as a national monument in 1929 and established in 1939, but attained national park status in 1978. The Stronghold Unit area of the park is managed by the National Park Service and the Oglala Lakota tribe and holds many sights including those used for Ghost Dances in the 1890’s, a bomb and gunnery range...

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