The Latest News & Views

Friday, December 26th, 2008

  • Water. Torrents of water. Screaming cataracts that over the eons have sliced through some of the most intriguing Appalachian geology. And which, in the process, have created one heck of a watery playground.

  • The recent winter weather may have you thinking more about travel to Florida or Arizona instead of Alaska, but if you're considering a trip to Denali National Park next summer, it's not too soon to make reservations for the park bus system or campgrounds.

  • Grand Canyon National Park is a place that is synonymous with "big," and as the year draws to a close, it's nice to be able to look back at some good news about sightings at the park of some very big—and very rare—birds.

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

  • With Ken Salazar the pick for the Obama administration's Interior secretary, it's time to turn to the question of who will be the next director of the National Park Service.

  • There’s good news for Nevada Barr fans. The best selling author has sent another manuscript off to the printer. Borderline the 15th novel starring super ranger Anna Pigeon, is due out in April.