The Latest News & Views

Monday, November 21st, 2011

  • Back in the 1960s the Cuyahoga River in Ohio was so polluted that it actually caught fire.

  • Serious road cyclists do not often dally about when they're out for a ride, instead preferring to dance on the pedals at speeds of 20 mph and more.

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

  • Poor overall populations of razor clams, and recent downward trends in those populations, have prompted Olympic National Park officials to cancel the fall and winter clamming season at Kalaloch.

    Biologists from the Quinault Indian Nation, Hoh Indian Tribe, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the national park conduct razor cla

  • The National Park Service has recognized the historic significance of gay rights activist Dr. Franklin E. Kameny by listing his home in the National Register of Historic Places.

    “Dr. Kameny led a newly militant activism in the fledgling gay civil rights of the 1960s,” said NPS Director Jonathan B. Jarvis.

  • It was not quite a year ago when the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site was added to the National Park System.