The Latest News & Views

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

  • A California congressman and a coalition of environmental groups are calling for management of the Giant Sequoia National Monument to be transferred from the U. S. Forest Service to the National Park Service.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

  • Five years after the original visitor center at Dinosaur National Monument was closed due to structural problems, a new facility will open on the day that it marks the monument's 96th birthday.

    "On October 4, staff at Dinosaur National Monument invite the public to celebrate the grand opening of our new Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall," said Supe

  • Threats posed by an imported disease and a tiny beetle to vital stands of whitebark pine trees near the roof of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are to be addressed by a multi-tiered approach developed by the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee.

    Whitebark pines are a member of the "stone" pine family.

  • Spring is a great time to spot wildlife in Yellowstone National Park, and in the park the Lamar Valley is a particularly good spot to find yourself in right about now if you want to see wolves, bison, elk, and possibly grizzly bears.

    June is when adult wolves are spending a great deal of time hunting for food they can feed their growing pups.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011