The Latest News & Views

Friday, August 19th, 2011

  • A new study likely to be controversial in some quarters suggests that hunters are not especially good wildlife stewards when the wildlife in question are wolves.

    While hunters long have been seen as conservation advocates for a wide range of species, when it comes to wolves the study by two University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers would seem to indicate that the only good wolf is a dead wolf

  • While there's been concern about getting younger generations out into the national parks, there's a program at work that recently brought some middle school students to Grand Canyon National Park for a camping experience.

    This summer, two dozen "underserved" middle school students from Tucson, Arizona, were able to experiencing many campi

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

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.