The Latest News & Views

Friday, March 9th, 2012

  • Funding to help fight the lake trout infestation in Yellowstone Lake, educate visitors on the dangers of wildlife, and improve access to the Norris Geyser Basin are among the projects at Yellowstone National Park being made possible through $1.4 million in grants from the [url=http://www.ypf.org]Yellowstone Park Founda

  • It wasn't too long ago that you couldn't find a nesting bald eagle at Channel Islands National Park, but things are definitely different today.

  • Trail work, facility repairs, and even music are among some of the projects and programs that will be evident along the Blue Ridge Parkway this year thanks to the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.

    The Foundation's Board of Directors this week approved more than $650,000 in funding for projects as dive

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

  • Rangers on Thursday recovered the bodies of two men who were killed by an avalanche during a backcountry skiing trip in Grand Teton National Park.

    The victims were identified as Chris Onufer and Steve Romeo, both of Jackson, Wyoming, park officials said.

  • People seem to like numbers, and hierarchy, so here's a rundown of the leading units of the National Park System in terms of 2011 visitation. The first list combs through all 397 units in the system, while the second looks only at National Park-designated units of the National Park System.