The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

  • White-nose syndrome continues to be a serious problem in many bat populations in eastern states. Fortunately, the disease has not appeared at Mammoth Cave National Park, and the underground tours are continuing as usual.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

  • Unusually warm weather, coupled with a higher-than-normal snow pack and higher-than-normal ice buildup, is causing flooding problems for the gateway communities of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.

  • To make it easier to share Traveler stories, we've added an "email" button at the bottom of each post.

    Once you click the button, a template opens where you can insert your name and email address, and the name and email address of the person you want to send the article to. Clicking "send" then inserts the link to the article in the body of your email.

  • How much life is there at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore? That's a good question, one you can help answer by participating in the lakeshore's 'BioBlitz.' But time is running out to sign up.

  • On the afternoon of Sunday, May 3, 2009, rangers at Glacier National Park received a report of smoke coming from the historic Many Glacier Chalet at Glacier National Park. The building, also known as the winter caretaker’s residence, is not the same structure as the magnificent Many Glacier Hotel, which is located nearby.