The Latest News & Views

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

  • Fall colors are starting to hit their stride in the East, with colorful displays from Acadia National Park down into Alabama and Mississippi.

  • There are a number of ways to enjoy Yellowstone National Park in winter, ranging from snowshoeing or cross-country skiing into the park, riding a snowmobile or snowcoach in to Old Faithful and spending a night or more, or driving to Mammoth Springs and staying in the hotel there with day trips into the park's interior.

  • Songs, and stories read aloud, can lend an aural dimension to the history of the United States.

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

  • Yellowstone National Park officials are seeking public comments on a proposal to complete routine trail work on segments of the Heart Lake and Basin Creek Cutoff trails in the southeastern corner of the park.

    The project will focus on the area where the two trails connect to the portion of the Heart Lake Trail that skirts Sheridan Lake.

Friday, October 12th, 2012

  • Though thousands of loggerhead sea turtles, a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, nest along the Atlantic Coast each year, the National Marine Fisheries Service has not yet designated habitat critical to the species' survival, according to conservation groups planning to sue over that lack of designation.

    On Thursday the groups moved to try to force that designation, ann