The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

  • Editor's note: Earlier this fall Kirby Adams reported on the birding to be had at Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland, Canada, and he returns to that region today to explore the other national parks in the area for birding p

  • Officials at Buffalo National River in Arkansas have reversed themselves a bit concerning proposed winter closures after an outpouring of public reaction in favor of keeping facilities open.

    Park officials say a review of park operations has resulted in a revision of the reduction in services decision announced earlier this month.

    "A dramatic outpouring of

  • Yellowstone National Park officials have extended for 30 days the public comment period on a proposal to erect a 100-foot-tall cell tower to serve the Lake and Fishing Bridge areas of the park.

    According to park officials, the Lake/Fishing Bridge area is the only location in the park where construction of a new cell tower was permitted under the park’s Wireless Communications Services Plan Envi

  • A flood unleashed down the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park this week hopefully will rearrange roughly 500,000 metric tons of sediment, a moving project river runners are applauding.

    Interior Secretary Ken Salzar, who opened the outlet tubes of the Glen Canyon Dam on Monday to start the flood, called the event historic,