The Latest News & Views

Monday, September 29th, 2008

  • Officials in Monroe County, Florida, which includes the Florida Keys, are caught in a classic land management dilemma—how to manage growth in an orderly manner and pay for the high cost of protecting environmentally sensitive lands in an area that is ripe for development.

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

  • Padre Island National Seashore celebrates its 46th anniversary on September 28. Extending about 68 miles along the Texas Gulf Coast from the Corpus Christi vicinity to the Brownsville vicinity close to the Mexican border, this narrow coastal barrier offers plenty of high quality recreation.

  • In 1999, the National Park Service began making National Accessibility Achievement Awards to recognize outstanding accomplishments in architectural design, program design, and sustained efforts to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Friday, September 26th, 2008

  • A federal appellate court in New Jersey has upheld a lower court's opinion that the National Park Service was within its rights to lease nearly three dozen historic buildings at Gateway National Recreation Area to a commercial developer.