The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

  • Last week’s “State of Canada’s Parks” report by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is making news across the country as budget cuts cleave 638 employees from Parks Canada.

    “Overall, the trend is extremely discouraging this year,” says CPAWS National Executive Director Éric Hébert-Daly.

  • Progress is being made on the latest phase of renovations to the Many Glacier Hotel in Glacier National Park, though it still will be some years before the entire hotel has been brought up to code.

    The first of seven stages of rehabilitation actually began more than a decade ago, in 2001 as work began on stabilizing t

  • The late Steve Jobs supposedly once said that people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.

  • A long list of states and sites will receive more than $1.3 million in grants to help preserve, protect, document, and interpret America’s significant battlefield lands.

Monday, July 16th, 2012

  • If you're making plans to head into Canada to explore Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, or Yoho national parks, you can plan to add maps from National Geographic's Trails Illustrated series to your packing list.

    Trails Illustrated maps long have been favorites for many folks looking for hiking and camping opportunities in the national parks.