A fatal collision removed not only a mature female mountain lion from the population that roams the Santa Monica Mountains of California, but also is expected to lead to the deaths of her three kittens, the National Park Service announced Thursday.
The latest news from around the National Park System.
A Montana congressman who has drawn both praise and alarm from conservation groups has emerged as President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Interior Department under his administration.
Work continues apace on the Big Spring Lodge and Cabins at Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri, where crews are doing a massive renovation on the lodgings.
Abandoned mines are part of the landscape at Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee, and early next year crews hope to clean up one that is sending wastes into the Blue Heron area.
The National Park Service released its finding of no significant impact on the effects of adjusting the boundary of Joshua Tree National Park to include lands in the Eagle Mountain area of Riverside County. The Park Service recommends adding more than 20,000 acres of federal, state and private lands to the boundary of Joshua Tree National Park.
The C&O Canal Trust, in partnership with the C&O Canal National Historical Park, is searching for stories from African-American workers of the Civilian Conservation Corps who worked along the C&O Canal from 1938-1942. Workers themselves or descendants of workers are encouraged to contact the park to share memories from their time along the canal, for use in a new exhibit to be housed in Canal Quarters’ Lockhouse 10.
A family from Nevada had the distinction of including the six millionth visitor to Grand Canyon National Park this year.
An endangered minnow that was returned to the Santa Cruz River in far south Arizona a decade ago via a recovery project now appears to be thriving in the river that flows by Tumacacori National Historical Park.
You can add Isle Royale National Park, Saguaro National Park, and Devils Tower National Monument to the units of the National Park System that will have higher entrance fees in the coming months.
Most landscape photographers tend to roll their eyes at the thought of putting people in their national park images. Photographer Rebecca Latson explains why placing a person here and there in some national park shots adds, rather than detracts, from the image.
An investigation into the killing of a bison inside Grand Teton National Park a year ago ended up with two individuals pleading guilty, according to the National Park Service.
Deteriorating weather conditions led the National Park Service to suspend the search for a missing single-engine plane that went down into Lake Clark at Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska with four aboard.
With two weeks to spare, the National Park Foundation and Grand Teton National Park Foundation announced Monday that they raised enough money for the National Park Service to acquire a square-mile inholding in Grand Teton National Park.
Off-road vehicles will require permits, have to follow designated routes, and face seasonal restrictions to some areas of the 56-mile-long Cape Lookout National Seashore under a management plan chosen by National Park Service officials.
One strategy to control the spread of mountain pine beetles in Banff National Park sometimes does the opposite, a study by a University of British Columbia researcher shows.
Last-minute passage by Congress of the National Park Service Centennial Act stands to have lasting benefits for the National Park System, and we can only hope that it's the first of much-needed legislation to bolster the health and infrastructure of the parks.
One of the holiday season's most colorful displays involving national parks can be found in Washington, D.C., inside the U.S. Botanic Garden where 50 national parks and historic sites are featured amidst wreaths, garland, trees, and thousands of blooms from exotic orchids to a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia varieties.
In a decision that quickly drew condemnation, officials at Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California have settled on a plan to manage dogs that provides for both off-leash and on-leash areas in the sprawling recreation area.