The Latest News & Views

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

  • A series of public meetings has been scheduled to discuss a proposal to run a 500 kilovolt transmission line across the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recrational River, and through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

    The meetings will be held on January 24, 25, and 26.

    The National Park Service has been reviewing a permit application

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

  • They'll be counting birds at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on December 28 as part of Audubon's 112th annual Christmas Bird Count.

    Counts are taking place across the country from December 14 to January 5, 2012.

Monday, December 26th, 2011

  • Officials at Olympic National Park say they will revise an environmental assessment prepared on a proposal to expand and improve the Spruce Railroad Trail along Lake Crescent and in the Sol Duc area.

    The decision to revise the document was in response to public comments made on the proposal.

    Olympic officials say the revised EA will s

  • Winter is no reason to ignore the national parks, and at Wind Cave National Park this winter and into the spring months they're offering special programs to help you and your kids enjoy the backcountry.

    For children ages 3 to 10, park education staff will present the Adventures in Nature program. These programs begin at the visitor center at 10 a.m.

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

  • The National Park Service is using modern technology to share holiday greetings from parks across the country. Short videos filmed in 15 parks are airing on the National Park Service's YouTube channel through the end of the month.

    A different video is being posted each day from December 13 through December 31.