Winter is still raging in some parts of the country, but that doesn't mean a respite isn't in the offing. Proof of that is news of the opening dates of the campgrounds at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
How will families with youngsters feel about attending interpretive programs in national parks when the person next to them might be armed? Will the National Park Service have to install metal detectors in parks to ensure gun owners don't enter buildings with their sidearms?
George Hartzog, long revered by many in the National Park Service for the way he managed the agency and defended the National Park System, has died. The seventh director of the agency and the first to be fired, passed away Friday.