The Latest News & Views

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

  • The number's a step in the right direction, the needs are many, but don't expect any immediate word on exactly how the National Park Service will spend its share of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding.

  • Hopefully the folks at Mount Rainier National Park aren't tempting fate this Saturday when they test their Geohazard Warning Siren at the Nisqually Entrance.

  • Say what you will about corporate altruism, whether it's self-serving or truly benevolent, but in the case of Grand Teton National Park, without it the park would be a shell of its present form.

  • Seldom has a highway project impacted a national park’s attendance more dramatically than the construction of the 323-mile long George Parks Highway. Completed in 1971, the Parks Highway didn't just link Anchorage and Fairbanks.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

  • It was a long, no doubt treacherous, journey, but a young wolf from Yellowstone National Park's wolf recovery program has made it down into Colorado.