The Latest News & Views

Friday, September 9th, 2011

  • That national parks inspire artists is no surprise.

  • Come September 17 and 18 they'll be celebrating Duneland Heritage Days with a festival at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

    The festival, to be staged from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, will be held at the lakeshore's historic Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm.

  • The treasure trove of unique geology and archeology found in Petrified Forest National Park has just grown by the addition of some 26,000 acres to the park.

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

  • An "aggressive" mountain goat has been killed by park officials at Olympic National Park.

  • Former President George W. Bush will be on hand Saturday to help dedicate the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

    Joining the former president will be Vice President Joe Biden, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis.