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  1. Ford only president to serve as a park ranger

    John Heilprin

    Feeding the bears at Yellowstone National Park is a thing of the past. But in the summer of 1936, it was one of former President Gerald R. Ford's jobs as a seasonal park ranger. Ford's stint at the park that summer 70 years ago, when he turned 23, mak

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2006
  2. Bush spent money to slacken backlogged national-park maintenance;...

    John Heilprin

    As a candidate, President Bush promised to eliminate a $5 billion construction backlog in national parks. Yet under his watch, the amount of unfinished maintenance may have doubled, worsening an already bleak picture.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2006
  3. USFS looks beyond timber sales for revenues

    John Heilprin

    The lure of money is shaping the nation's 155 national forests: more advertising, more fees, more roads to draw timber sales and lumber mill jobs.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2006