The Latest News & Views

Monday, October 24th, 2011

  • A congressman from New York hopes to bolster pride in America, and boost American manufacturers, by pushing legislation that would require gift shops throughout the National Park System to carry items made in America.

    “When I walk into one of the gift shops at our monuments or national parks, it’s deeply deflating that nearly every item – from American flag mugs to Theodore Roosevelt teddy be

  • A budget battle could be brewing in Congress over funding for the Interior Department.

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

  • Tearing down dams is no easy job, and to do it safely requires some public access closures from time to time.

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

  • How great would it be to spend some of your free time this winter helping educate visitors to Point Reyes National Seashore on elephant seals and gray whales?

Friday, October 21st, 2011

  • The Bechler River Trail approaching Douglas Knob in Yellowstone National Park crosses a wide expanse of grasslands, one that in mid-September we were surprised to find was nearly ankle-deep in water.