The Latest News & Views

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

  • Carolyn Ward, chief executive officer of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, has been honored by the White House for her organization's efforts to get kids outdoors.

    Ms. Ward was one of 13 leaders recognized as [i][b]Let’s Move!

  • The RMS Titanic and the Marconi wireless station on Cape Cod crossed paths a century ago on a dark day for history.

  • The nine wolves now roaming Isle Royale National Park represent the lowest total ever counted since annual observations of wolves and moose on the Lake Superior island began in 1958, raising concerns that the predators might soon be gone from the park.

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

  • When I last visited Yosemite National Park , I was still living in New Jersey. Many Californians in the park said "You're from New Jersey"?

  • One of the most accessible units of the National Park System has to be Montezuma Castle National Monument, which protects a roughly 1,000-year-old cliff dwelling less than 10 minutes off Interstate 17 in northern Arizona.