The Latest News & Views

Monday, January 26th, 2009

  • Planning to visit Apostle Islands National Lakeshore? If you fear for your safety in national parks, you'll have to either skip this lakeshore or go it without your firearm and hope for the best.

  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (JNEM) in St. Louis and the grounds around the "Gateway Arch" could look very different in the years to come, depending upon the outcome of a General Management Plan (GMP) that is currently being developed for the park. Public comments are currently being accepted on four different alternatives.

  • 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?