The Latest News & Views

Monday, May 14th, 2012

  • Are units of the National Park System appropriate in size when they are first created? History shows us that's seldom the case.

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

  • Ecologist Talks Park Economics in Oz

    With taxpayers all over the world thinking about how to sustain national parks, an ecologist in Queensland Australia is stirring up national debate saying it might be time for the country to reduce the number of its parks.

    Professor Hugh Possingham, of the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, says t

  • Homesteaders flooding the American heartland in the 1860s couldn't have imagined electric lights, so if it were possible for any of them to return to Nebraska on May 20, 2012, they would be astounded indeed.

  • If you've ever driven through the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway and Tunnel at Zion National Park, you know what kind of engineering marvel it is. Well, it's now official. The highway and tunnel have been designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

    On Friday the president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Andrew W.

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

  • Fishing with crossbows? Yep, you can do that in Indiana.