The Latest News & Views

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

  • Former Director Helps Get Publicity for Uganda Parks

    Moses Mapesa, the former director of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), was praised recently in New Vision, “Uganda’s Leading Daily.” Mapesa was recently “appointed the regional vice-chair for the International Union for Con

  • Though our recent feature on Pipe Spring National Monument by Lee Dalton focused on the historical aspects of the monument in Arizona, there's quite a bit to say about creatures flitting about overhead there.

    And if you visit the monument on June 13, July 23, or August 17, you'll be able

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

  • We often view national parks as environmentally sensitive areas, and along that line of thinking we expect businesses that operate in the parks to be conscious of that in their operations.

Friday, June 8th, 2012

  • A 44-year-old woman was attacked and stabbed several times Friday while hiking the Gatlinburg Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, according to park officials.

    The unidentified woman managed to make her way to Highway 441 shortly before 3 p.m.

  • An 18-year-old woman, on the first day of her summer job with a Yellowstone National Park concessionaire, fell about 400 feet to her death into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

    Park officials said the woman, out hiking Thursday evening with three colleagues along the North Rim Trail, fell into the canyon near Inspiration Point.