The Latest News & Views

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

  • While mountain lions are magnificent animals, they can also be dangerous. That's why Dinosaur National Monument officials want visitors to know that there has been recent mountain lion activity in the Echo Park area, where a fresh kill was spotted July 22.

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Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

  • "Union made" could soon be a phrase you can utter at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland, as a conservation corps team might be working there later this year under supervision of an organization related to the AFL-CIO.

Friday, August 1st, 2014

  • National park photography classes will take a big step forward in late August when Ian Shive, an award-winning photographer and author of The National Parks: Our American Landscape, conducts a live class over the Internet from Olympic and Mount Rainier national parks.

  • If you're planning a trip to Mesa Verde National Park this fall, one of the things you should consider is signing up for a backcountry hike with rangers to see some ruins that aren't typically seen by park visitors.