The Latest News & Views

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

  • Birding and chuckwagon breakfasts intersect Sunday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

    The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association invites birders of all ages and experience levels to participate in the 58th Annual Bird Walk on Sunday, June 3. The walk will start at 6:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

  • Analysis of bone fragments found in the backcountry of Glacier National Park last summer have confirmed they came from a hiker who vanished in the park four years ago.

    The search for 27-year-old Yi-Jien Hwa, of Malaysia, was launched August 20, 2008, a day after his family reported him missing.

  • Is hunting about to spread across the National Park System? Worries that that could be the fallout of legislation that cleared the U.S.

  • With Tropical Storm Beryl having come and gone, it will take until Saturday for crews to clean up Cumberland Island National Seashore along Georgia's coast so it can reopen to the public.

    “The national seashore staff has begun cleaning up downed trees and ensuring that the park is ready once again for park visitors,” says Superintendent Fred Boyles.

  • Emergency responders train for difficult situations they hope will never actually occur, but one such call came in last week at Zion National Park: A vehicle was on fire inside the 1.1 mile-long Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel … and this set of wheels turned out to be anything but ordinary.