Fiery Editor at Climbing magazine

10:49 p.m. on April 15, 2003 (EDT)
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a.k.a. Don M, Don Morris, Don P. Morris

from today's NPS Morning Report:
Joshua Tree National Park (CA)
Conviction for Arson, Vandalism of Natural Resources

 

Joshua Tree NP has historically been a popular gathering spot for outdoor enthusiasts during the Christmas and New Years holidays. During the 2002 holiday, all park campgrounds and facilities were full. While patrolling the Hidden Valley campground after dark on New Year

7:54 a.m. on April 16, 2003 (EDT)
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And we wonder how climbers, as a group, get a bad rep...

It's sad to see a public figure (who should really know better) act so poorly, because it reflects badly on the entire community and can only lead to access restrictions and worsen relationships with land owners/managers.

The original report can be read on the NPS web site at
http://data2.itc.nps.gov/morningreport/morningreportold.cfm?date=4/15/2003

12:14 p.m. on April 17, 2003 (EDT)
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Uhhh..."fired"....

How appropriate...

Brian in SLC

6:31 p.m. on April 23, 2003 (EDT)
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from today's NPS Morning Report:
Joshua Tree National Park (CA)
Conviction for Arson, Vandalism of Natural Resources


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Let's hope Climbing Magazaine cans this turkey

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM CLIMBING MAGAZINE
RE: INCIDENT IN JOSHUA TREE
NATIONAL PARK
Carbondale, CO-Yesterday details of an incident and charges involving Climbing magazine editor Jonathan Thesenga and the National Park Service in Joshua Tree National Park first came to the attention of Climbing

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