The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

  • Officials at Big Cypress National Preserve, which offers one of the last stands for the endangered Florida panther, are crafting a management plan to guide hunting in the big cats' habitat.

    Hunting already is allowed throughout most of the southern Florida preserve, which encompasses 720,000 acres, though a hunting management plan specific to the "Addition" la

  • Any park traveler knows that sooner or later Mother Nature will dish out a generous and sometimes unexpected helping of rain, snow, bone-chilling cold or scorching heat on your park vacation. When that happens, what's your approach to salvaging the trip?

    To some extent, that answer depends on how severe the weather really is…and how long it might last.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

  • While Yellowstone National Park officials are going to be requiring much cleaner snowcoaches in the not-to-distant future, one operator has gone ahead and made the move to the cleaner technology.

    Randy Roberson, who operates the Buffalo Bus Touring Co.


  • If you've driven the Tioga Road through the high country of Yosemite National Park recently, you likely have noticed some of the

Monday, August 15th, 2011

  • Bryce Canyon National Park, which has offered visitors a shuttle system since 2000, is launching work on a new transportation plan.

    The resulting plan is intended to help park managers reduce traffic congestion and parking shortages, increase safety for visitors and staff alike, mitigate or remove impacts to park resources, improve the visitor experience, and