The Latest News & Views

Friday, March 16th, 2012

  • Wondering what sorts of scientific research is under way at Rocky Mountain National Park? Plan on attending the park's biennial reseach conference late this month in Estes Park, Colorado.

    The conference is scheduled for March 28 and 29th.

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

  • Long before he entered politics, Franklin D. Roosevelt enjoyed ice yachting on the Hudson River near his home.

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

  • Are you one of the increasing number of people who suffer from nomophobia?

    That's a term derived from "no-mobile-phone phobia," or the fear of being out of mobile phone contact.

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

  • A ranger from North Cascades National Park] and a helicopter pilot have been honored by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar for their efforts in rescuing an injured climber in July 2009.

  • Wolves in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve seem to be thriving, according to the preserve's latest report on the canids, with at least 71 animals divided among nine packs.

    And not only are the wolves doing well, but so is their main prey -- the Forty Mile Caribou Herd. Since biologists started studying wolves in Yukon-Charl