Concert Featuring Rock Legends To Benefit Joshua Tree National Park Association

Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, stalwarts in the ranks of rock-and-roll, will perform a benefit concert June 1 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association.

Alternative Spring Break: Seeing The Forest For The Joshua Trees

Alternative Spring Break -- time spent not on the beach, but in the national parks -- might not be for everyone, but for Student Conservation Association students, it can be a blast.

App Review: Field Guide, Tips For Photographing The American Wilderness

In his first app for the iPad, national parks photographer Ian Shive explores how he captures the best expressions of the American wilderness and leaves you with some helpful tips that can help you hone your photographic skills.

Mystery Photo 42 Revealed: The Rest of The Profile

It doesn't fly, but the object of this week's Mystery Photo can help you tell which way the wind is blowing.

Mojave Desert Land Trust Working To Secure Land for Wildlife Corridor Near Joshua Tree National Park

The Mojave Desert Land Trust, which in the past has engineered successful campaigns to protect lands for Joshua Tree National Park, is now embarking on a campaign to preserve a wildlife corridor important to the park.

Trails We Hiked During 2011

We managed to get out on some national park trails during 2011 -- not as many as we'd like, but still a few that brought smiles to our faces. Here's a look back at those trails.

A Year In The Parks, From Cape Lookout National Seashore To Glacier Bay National Park

The past year took me across the National Park System, from Cape Lookout National Seashore on the North Carolina coast to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska. The stories that spooled out from these trips into the National Park System told of advocacy and nurturing, of history and recreation, and even of controversy. Here's a look back.

Joshua Tree National Park To Co-Host Symposium On Parks And Economic Development

A half-day symposium will be held Tuesday to explore the economic connections between Joshua Tree National Park and its surrounding communities in California.

Joshua Tree National Park's 75th Anniversary Winding Down With Crossroads Conference

As the 75th anniversary celebration winds down at Joshua Tree National Park, the park will host its Crossroads Conference with talks on how climate change will impact the park and its resources.

Joshua Tree National Park Abandons General Management Plan Revision, Blue Ridge Parkway Proceeding With Its GMP

While Joshua Tree National Park officials have abandoned efforts to revise their long-range General Management Plan, preferring instead to focus on specific issues, Blue Ridge Parkway officials are moving ahead with their own GMP.