The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

  • Ian Shive, who has traveled the National Park System to capture its unique and spectacular landscapes in his cameras' viewfinders, has been honored with the Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography.

    The award, named in honor of the iconic American photographer, is given by the Sierra Club as the organization's "highest photography distinction and acknowledges the accomplishments of photog

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

  • Flash-flooding Tuesday morning caused extensive damage in parts of Joshua Tree National Park, where parts of roads and the Cottonwood Campground were washed away.

  • Firefighters are staying busy this month in Yellowstone National Park, where they have successfully contained one fire while fire bosses are keeping an eye on several others.

    Officials this morning announced that the "Trischman Fire" located south of the Old Faithful complex was fully contained.

  • Rangers at Mount Rainier National Park worked today to recover the body of a Florida man who fell from a cliff above Christine Falls while taking pictures with his son.

    About 7:15 p.m.

  • Imagine being in charge of a national park where fish stocks are reeling, coral reefs are declining, and boaters are damaging both reefs and seagrass beds.