The Latest News & Views

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

  • Sri Lanka’s Wildlife-Rich National Parks

    The “unusual” Exotic Visitors website—where copy is written by often unnamed "contributors" but posted by the presumed blogger who has “hiked thousands of miles on the Appellation Trail”(!)—is another of the Internet’s obscure, copy-swapping sites frontin

  • It's been a record-setting year for heat, drought and wildfires in parts of the Lower 48, but Alaska is a different story.

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

  • A wildfire ignited by a lightning strike nearly three weeks ago has spread to more than 10,000 acres at Lassen Volcanic National Park and is causing some access problems and trail closures in the park.

    The "Reading" fire was sparked July 23.

  • A new chef, and a new name for the dining room, is the latest news out of Wuksachi Lodge in Sequoia National Park.

    The lodge sits in one of the most beautiful locations in the High Sierra. Grab a table near the dining room's wall of windows and you'll have gorgeous views of 11,188-foot Mount Silliman.

Friday, August 10th, 2012

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