In what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is calling "the fastest successful recovery for any Endangered Species Act-listed mammal in the United States," the agency is proposing to remove three subspecies of the island fox native to the Channel Islands from ESA protection.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
In what could be a rare ‘super bloom,’ Death Valley National Park is transforming from a valley of death to a valley of life.
Installation of fencing in strategic spots along the Scenic Tour at Jewel Cave National Monument has led to the decision to let children under the age of 5 to once again go on the tour.
More than 3,800 works of art, artifacts, and records can be viewed as part of an online exhibition just launched to honor the National Park Service’s centennial.
In quick reaction to President Obama's use of the Antiquities Act to designate three national monuments in California, members of Utah's congressional delegation have asked the president specifically not to use his powers under that Act to designate a monument in southeastern Utah.
Most Americans woke up Friday with three new national monuments in the country. Located in California, the three -- Castle Mountains National Monument, Sand to Snow National Monument, and Mojave Trails National Monument -- were all hewn from federal lands and long have been called for by U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein.
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and community partners are hosting free programs Feb. 12-13 to celebrate the 198th birthday of Douglass and honor his legacy in the historic Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
There is a collision, perhaps in slow motion, involving the National Park System. It's a collision of technology, of surrounding growth, of generational differences in how to experience nature. For the sake of the parks, how the National Park Service reacts to that collision arguably is more critical now than ever before in the first 100 years of the agency.
Thieves Make Off With Pews, Choir Benches, Chairs From Baptist Church In New River Gorge National River
Pews, choir benches, chairs and tables were among a number of items recently stolen from the historic Baptist "black church" in Quinnimont that stands within New River Gorge National River in West Virginia.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, an art exhibit at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., will showcase some of the plant species and communities found throughout the more than 400 national parks.
Weary roads and bridges, visitor center needs, and trail maintenance are among the items behind the $90 million in deferred maintenance at Shenandoah National Park.
Objects left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that have no direct connection to a Vietnam veteran or to the Vietnam War would not be added to the memorial's permanent collection under a proposal being considered by the National Park Service.
Concerns over landfill waste, litter, and energy have grown right along with the global population. For the National Park Service, one attempt to address those concerns has been to ban the sale of disposable water bottles in the park system. By using refillable water bottles, you can handle keep the parks a bit cleaner while keeping yourself hydrated.
On February 20, weather permitting, there will be a moonlight snowshoe hike at the Morefield Campground at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.
Better fire protection is coming to Flat Top Manor at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park along the Blue Ridge Parkway thanks to a Centennial Challenge project being carried by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.
How do you decide on a vacation destination? Which route to take, attractions to visit and where to spend the night? No doubt you use online info. Star-ratings. Pics. Travel blogs. Information is short and to the point, like this 2015 review of Mammoth Cave:
Non-native Rocky Mountain goats that roamed into Dinosaur National Monument in northwest Colorado and northeast Utah could pose a problem to the monument's ecology, and so the National Park Service is drawing up a management plan to address the goats.
Beginning this coming Saturday there will be guided afternoon snowshoe hikes at Voyaguers National Park in Minnesota.
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love appears to be in the air at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. A pair of bald eagles has returned to the Ohio park and is actively tending to its nest within the Pinery Narrows area.
A small handful of days before the National Park Service announced that its maintenance backlog had crept up to nearly $12 billion, five congressmen called for more funding for Internet connectivity in the National Park System. But here's the rub: Can the National Park Service easily provide that service if told to provide it? The experts don't think so.