The Latest News & Views

Monday, January 30th, 2012

  • Yellowstone National Park, with its geothermal plumbing, amazing wildlife diversity, and spectacular vistas, is one of the most magnificent landscapes on Earth.

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

  • For many national parks, their best partners are their neighbors in surrounding communities.

  • Not quite a year after restoration of the Bodie Island Lighthouse at Cape Hatteras National Seashore was halted due to unforeseen problems, nearly $2 million has been obtained to finish the project.

    The lighthouse had been undergoing an extensive restoration last year when the contractor came upon something unexpected: "...significant str

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

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  • If you're lucky enough to be in Hawaii next week, swing by Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park on Tuesday to learn about "natural" air pollution, the volcanic gases and other volcanic air pollution (aka "vog") spewed from Kīlauea.

    The program begins at 7 p.m. at the park’s Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium. Park entrance fees apply.

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