Parks in the News
A 37-year-old man drowned in a section of the Colorado River in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area when he was thrown from his raft.
In an effort to make visitors a bit safer in national parks, the National Park Service is working with the Student Conservation Association to get into the minds of park visitors. And the agency is looking for some interns to help develop an understanding of why visitors do the things they do in the parks.
Is the swine flu, er is the H1N1 flu a real threat to you, or is it being blown out of proportion due to the 24-hour news cycle? Good question, but regardless the National Park Service has tips for staying flu-free in the National Park System.