DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite officials quickly responded to the government's request that their claim for more than $10 million in damages tied to the loss of the Yosemite National Park concessions contract be dismissed, denying that their valuation of intellectual property was overvalued and accusing the National Park Service of "flip-flopping" when it comes to trademark issues.
Parks in the News
The days of heading down to Canaveral National Seashore in Florida and walking up to obtain a backcountry camping reservation are gone. Beginning this Friday backcountry camping reservations for one of the 14 island campsites at the national seashore must be made online.
Charging that Delaware North Companies seeks to bolster its bottom line by securing trademarks to iconic U.S.-owned properties, and then "wildly inflates" their value, the U.S. Justice Department has asked a federal claims court to toss out DNC Parks & Resort's multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the government.dnc_parks_and_resorts_vs._u.s._govt_govt_response.pdf
It's only early January, yet the colors starting to sprout in Death Valley National Park are an indication that this year's bloom in the park could be spectacular.
Smoking of tobacco products and e-cigarettes is no longer allowed on beaches and trails in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in California.
Traveling creates experiences that will last a lifetime. Everyone wants to travel, including people with a disability or age-related difficulties and their families.
Coalition To Protect America's Parks Asks Colorado National Monument Superintendent To Rule Out Pro Bike Race
Nearly five years after the director of the National Park Service said professional bicycle races had no place in national parks, two superintendents have expressed an openness to consider such events, a move that has drawn concern from the Coalition to Protect America's National Parks.
Concerned that there are too many bison in Yellowstone National Park, the Interagency Bison Management Plan partners have signed off on a plan that calls for upwards of 900 of the iconic animals to be culled, either through a public hunt outside the park or through a trapping program to provide bison to Native American tribes.
A national park superintendent who was highly valued for her performance and skills has been fired by the National Park Service for refusing to accept a job 500 miles away from her home and family.sitk-mary_miller_federal_circuit_decision_slip_opinion_2sep2015.pdf
A record 41 Florida panthers, considered by some to be the most-endangered mammal in the United States, died last year, according to figures released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. The old mark was 31 panthers that were killed in 2014.