The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

  • A move by the National Park Service to allow Native American tribes to collect plants and minerals from units of the National Park System for traditional purposes is being condemned by Public Employees for Environmental Purposes.

    “This is a radically misguided proposal which may do lasting harm to the core principles guiding the national park system,” said PEER Exe

  • One facility, nearly 1 million artifacts and records, five units of the National Park System.

  • Would you still contribute to charitable organizations such as the National Park Foundation and park friends groups if you couldn't deduct the donation on your income taxes?

    In light of all the horse trading going in Washington to reduce the federal deficit, there's been renewed talk about revising the tax code to eliminate loopholes and what you can and

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

  • It's been a long time coming this year, but the entire 33-mile Rim Drive at Crater Lake National Park is now open for your enjoyment.

    The road that circles Crater Lake opened Sunday.

  • In an unusual, but apparently not unprecedented, move in wildlife behavior, two grizzly sows in Grand Teton National Park have swapped a cub.