Parks in the News
The C&O Canal Trust, in partnership with the C&O Canal National Historical Park, is searching for stories from African-American workers of the Civilian Conservation Corps who worked along the C&O Canal from 1938-1942. Workers themselves or descendants of workers are encouraged to contact the park to share memories from their time along the canal, for use in a new exhibit to be housed in Canal Quarters’ Lockhouse 10.
A family from Nevada had the distinction of including the six millionth visitor to Grand Canyon National Park this year.
An endangered minnow that was returned to the Santa Cruz River in far south Arizona a decade ago via a recovery project now appears to be thriving in the river that flows by Tumacacori National Historical Park.
You can add Isle Royale National Park, Saguaro National Park, and Devils Tower National Monument to the units of the National Park System that will have higher entrance fees in the coming months.
An investigation into the killing of a bison inside Grand Teton National Park a year ago ended up with two individuals pleading guilty, according to the National Park Service.
Deteriorating weather conditions led the National Park Service to suspend the search for a missing single-engine plane that went down into Lake Clark at Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska with four aboard.
Off-road vehicles will require permits, have to follow designated routes, and face seasonal restrictions to some areas of the 56-mile-long Cape Lookout National Seashore under a management plan chosen by National Park Service officials.
One strategy to control the spread of mountain pine beetles in Banff National Park sometimes does the opposite, a study by a University of British Columbia researcher shows.