The Latest News & Views

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

  • A focus on some of the science undertaken in Crater Lake National Park is being carried across the country, and if you look carefully as you head down the highway you just might see it.

    U-Haul officials have tagged 1,800 of their new moving vans with a graphic of Nuytco's Deep Rover submersible used to study the depths of Crater Lake.


  • Public access to most of Santa Rosa Island at Channel Islands National Park will be restricted in the coming months to allow for a final hunt of non-native mule deer and Roosevelt elk on the island.

    This hunt brings to an end a history of hunting on the island, one that included a chapter in which a member of Congress tried to turn the entire island into a hun

  • Renewal is constantly under way in the national parks. One of the best examples was how quickly the forests of Yellowstone National Park rebounded from the sweeping wildfires of 1988.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

  • With Hurricane Irene taking aim on North Carolina, officials at Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore were shuttering campgrounds and facilities, closing beaches, and directing visitors to leave the area.

    As of 5 p.m.

  • A year after a major reconstruction of the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway caused traffic delays in Zion National Park more road work through the end of the month will cause delays on that stretch of scenic highway.

    Resurfacing of a 9.5-mile section of the highway got under way Monday and is expected to