Lynette Webber of Keweenaw National Historical Park has been chosen by the National Park Service as the winner of the 2016 National Freeman Tilden Award, the highest award presented to an individual Park Service interpreter.
Parks in the News
A 12.5-acre privately owned tract of land in the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado was poised to go on sale, a move that could have led to a bigger developed footprint in the park, when the Rocky Mountain Conservancy stepped in to purchase it with help from the Wilderness Land Trust and the National Park Trust.
While the Park Service drew widespread acclaim — and record visitation — as it marked its centennial in 2016, the agency was forced to confront myriad challenges, some of its own making.
Services will be limited at the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites on Dec. 27 due to the anticipated visit by the President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Japan.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore Completes All Work Related To The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina have completed all work assigned them through the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 that President Obama signed into law two years ago.
Interested in experiencing a beautiful location with your family or friends over the holidays? Looking for something fun and rewarding to do? Death Valley National Park is hosting several volunteer events, including the annual Christmas Bird Count and Junior Ranger service projects.
Jonathan Jarvis, the 18th director of the National Park Service, whose seven-year stint at the top of the agency witnessed the highs of the National Park Service Centennial and the lows of sordid sexual harassment scandals, on Friday announced that he would retire on January 3, 2017.
Michael Caldwell, the National Park Service's Northeast Regional director, ran up nearly $11,500 in personal travel that he billed the Park Service for and collected nearly $6,000 in pay on these travels rather than taking vacation time, according to the Interior Department's Office of Inspector General.allegationoftravelfraudbynpsneregionaldirector_public.pdf
Rehabilitation of the historic White Grass Dude Ranch located within Grand Teton National Park is complete after 11 years of meticulous preservation work. The former dude ranch has been transformed into the home and primary training center of the National Park Service's Western Center for Historic Preservation.
After the busy and exciting summer celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th birthday, a little quiet with elbow room isn’t a bad thing. You can have just that at Acadia National Park this winter by pitching your tent at the Blackwoods Campground.