The arrival of Piping Plovers at Assateague Island National Seashore along the coasts of Maryland and Virginia has prompted a temporary closure to give the birds time to nest.
You can add Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C., to the slowly growing list of parks that have turned to lethal means to tamp down burgeoning populations of ungulates, whether they are elk or deer.
A black bear that began acting too comfortable with humans and their meals in DInosaur National Monument has been put down by park staff.
A slight drop in the number of bald eagle nests with eggs has been recorded at Voyageurs National Park during the annual survey earlier this month.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is the latest unit of the National Park System to have bats infected with white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease that already has killed about 7 million bats in the country.
The public has two more weeks to comment on a management plan guiding hunting in Big Cypress National Preserve, a rugged 729,000-acre swath of south Florida that is home to perhaps the most endangered mammal in North America.
Though spring is breaking out across many parts of the country, in the northern Rockies winter is still the norm, and in Glacier National Park visitors are being urged to let wildlife enjoy their winter range through mid-May.
Yogi might have been smarter than the average bear, but he was just a two-dimensional cartoon character. But there's a bear in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve who really seems to be smarter than the average bear, as he's figured out how to use tools.
It wasn't too long ago that you couldn't find a nesting bald eagle at Channel Islands National Park, but things are definitely different today. Just the other day the 2012 bald eagle breeding season got of to a record start with the earliest known natural hatching of a bald eagle chick on the Channel Islands, according to park staff.