A secondary screening facility is being proposed for use at Statue of Liberty National Monument, where officials say it is needed to screen visitors and provide lockers for personal items not allowed in the Statue, such as backpacks, large purses, diaper bags, strollers, etc.
Parks in the News
Four weeks, three venerable national parks, three entirely different experiences. And time to mull the future of the National Park System and its caretaker, the National Park Service.
An anonymous donor is raising the stakes at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway with a matching challenge. Each donation designated for the former estate near Blowing Rock, North Carolina, will be matched dollar for dollar if the $300,000 goal is reached.
Six months after a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service erred in its decision to deny Endangered Species Act protections for wolverines, the agency is reconsidering the matter and revisiting a past proposal to give the small predator a "threatened" designation under the act.
UPDATED--OIG: Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Superintendent Failed To Report Alleged Sexual Harassment
In the weeks following the rise of allegations of a long-running chapter of sexual harassment in Grand Canyon National Park, another park's superintendent failed to act on similar allegations, according to a federal investigation.
A window into Denali National Park's paleontological past has been unearthed by researchers who found fossilized dinosaur bones and trackways in the park's backcountry.
"UEA," the annual teacher professional day in Utah hosted by the Utah Education Association, is coming this weekend, and officials at at least two of the state's national parks are warning visitors to expect heavy crowds for the weekend.
Earthquake Discussions, Traditional Weaving, And Hula Performances Help Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Celebrate Its Centennial
An eclectic mix of activities -- from discussions of earthquakes and hula demonstrations to weaving skills and park history -- will be open to the public at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park during the month of November.
You can help celebrate the 46th birthday of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and attend the lakeshore's final star party of the year at the same time.
Since Cape Cod National Seashore was established in 1961, a great deal of change has taken place, impacting the seashore at social, economic, and ecological levels. On Tuesday and in the weeks to come a historian will discuss these changes to spur a community conversation.