The Latest News & Views

Monday, March 26th, 2012

  • Buying the best camera gear on the market will not turn you into the best photographer on the planet. It will move you in that direction, but if you don't alter your thinking when framing pictures, you'll remain lost in the void.

  • Elk antlers wind up in art, are ground into perceived aphrodisiacs, and grace fireplaces.

  • The roster of national park "friends groups" has grown with the relatively recent arrival of the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks: The Bates Wilson Legacy Fund, an organization working to support projects within those two red-rock gems of the National Park System.

    Though the organization technically has been around for three years, it held its "comi

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

  • Editor's note: The Traveler is expanding our coverage of national parks in other nations with this weekly sampling of global park news and upcoming travel features.

  • Nearly $1 million worth of projects, ranging from teen trail crews, bear boxes, and wildlife research, were underwritten at Grand Teton National Park during the past year by the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

    Through private support, the Foundation en