The Latest News & Views

Monday, January 26th, 2009

  • l ain't never seen them, but my common sense tells me the Andes is foothills, and the Alps is for children to climb.

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

  • What in the world was Jim Hansen thinking back in the 1990s when, as a U.S. representative from Utah and chair of the House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Lands, he said Great Basin National Park should be removed from the National Park System?

  • What's all the shaking about at Yellowstone National Park? Is the park, which is situated atop a huge volcano, about to blow it's top?

  • Why is Yellowstone National Park such a geologic hotspot? This Quicktime videocast, produced as part of the park's Yellowstone Indepth series, offers a primer on the park's geothermal basement.

  • He was born just a few months before the Civil War started, and he died just a few months before the Second World War ended. He was the first publicity director of the NPS, the first Executive Secretary of the National Parks Association, and a founding member of the Wilderness Society.