How many know what "ham" radio is? This hobby built around amateur radio can send programs across town or across the country. And a group of Ham Radio Operators are working to promote national parks through their hobby.
While the official date marking the centennial of the National Park Service still is more than six months off, that's not stopping individual parks from announcing their plans for marking the big date. And at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota, the plans revolve around music, gatherings, and youth activities.
It can be difficult to absorb the immensity of the ancient trees in Redwood National and State Parks under any circumstance, but doing so from the seat of a car is near-impossible. Fortunately, the coastal California park will offer four opportunities, starting Saturday, for visitors to enjoy the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park without the noise of cars and trucks.
Spotting birds is easy. Knowing what type of bird you've spotted, well, that's something else. You can hone your bird identification skills on February 13 by joining in the Great Backyard Bird Count at Fort Larned National Historic Site in Kansas.
We had come to Canyonlands National Park from North Carolina, Texas, Colorado, Virginia, Missouri, Utah, and California, determined to spend six leisurely days floating the Green and Colorado rivers through one of the most remote, rugged, and majestic regions of the continental United States. Paleontology was not on our itinerary, but geologic history lay in every direction here in southeastern Utah.
Three new masts, and one very old gold piece, have been installed on the C.A. Thayer, a schooner that calls San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park its home berth.
Wildfire In Big Bend National Park Covers Estimated 2,000 Acres, But Threats To Facilities Diminished
While a wildfire in Big Bend National Park has blackened an estimated 2,000 acres, the threat to facilities at Panther Junction has diminished and all roads in the park are open to the public.
Dreaming of visiting Dry Tortugas National Park off the Florida Keys is one thing, getting there is another. That's where the Yankee Freedom III comes in.
U.S. Senator Calls For "Comprehensive" Review Of Proposal To Conduct Seismic Testing In Big Cypress National Preserve
A Texas company's hopes to conduct seismic testing with "thumper trucks" in Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida might have been dashed by a U.S. senator's request that the Interior Department conduct a "comprehensive" review of the proposal.
In honor of National African American History Month, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, and NPS Deputy Director Peggy O’Dell will host events at national parks across the country during February. As part the Every Kid in a Park initiative, the secretary, director and deputy director will invite local fourth graders to participate and learn about African Americans’ contributions to the nation’s history and culture.