Yosemite National Park is restoring the federally endangered Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog to alpine lakes within the park. The yellow-legged frog was once the most common frog in mountain lakes throughout the Sierra Nevada, but introduced predators and diseases caused their population to decline by over 95 percent.
A black bear that has been hanging out in the northeastern end of Oak Island at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin has led to a temporary closure of the area.
A hit-and-run driver killed a 75-pound wolf at Grand Teton National Park, according to park officials.
A state and federal investigation into the killing of a protected gray wolf that ranged from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park before being shot in Utah has concluded without any charges being filed against the hunter.
Conservationists: Big Cypress National Preserve Wilderness Assessment Places ORVs Above Preservation
An assessment of wilderness-quality lands in Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida demonstrates the National Park Service's desire to place off-road recreation above preservation in Big Cypress, the nation's first national preserve, according to National Parks Conservation Association officials.
If it looks like a tortoise and walks like a tortoise, it probably is a tortoise, and Joshua Tree National Park officials hope you'll take care and not run them over.
Curious about the nesting of sea turtles? At Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks, a special program this summer lets you see inside turtle nests...and possibly encounter a hatching at the same time.
The Hazel Creek area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, closed since early June when a backpacker was mauled by a bear, has been reopened to hikers and backpackers.
Bison have gored two more people in Yellowstone National Park, bringing to four the number of gorings in the park this summer.
It sounds like a page from the script of Jaws, a blockbuster 40 years old this summer in which a massive great white shark terrorizes a fictional New England beach town during the Fourth of July weekend. No great white sharks are thought to be involved in the attacks at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and there have been no deaths, but three separate incidents there in the past week have officials warning beach goers to stay out of the water if they fear sharks.