With all of Washington, D.C.'s political intrigue -- the seeming commercialization of the White House, the administration's mysterious connections to Russia, and President Trump's ability to be both landlord and tenant on a government property -- why is U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz so curious about the planning and forethought that goes into a Twitter tweet? No, the Utah Republican is not sifting through the president's Twitter feed. Rather, his attention was caught by a seemingly innocuous tweet from Bryce Canyon National Park.2017-01-19-jec-to-fritzke-bryce-canyon-np-bears-ears-1.pdf
For the fifth straight year, a winter storm has damaged the stairway that leads down to Nauset Light Beach at Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts.
A contingent of nearly two dozen National Park Service rangers and U.S. Park Police officers heading to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota are going at the request of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
After hearing “more of the same” from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, leaders in the outdoors and recreation industry decided Thursday to move their twice-yearly convention, Outdoor Retailer, out of Salt Lake City “as soon as possible,” severing a 20-year relationship that generates about $45 million annually to the metropolitan area.
National Park Service crews are going to be rehabilitating the pump houses at Indian Garden and the Black Bridge near Phantom Ranch in Grand Canyon National Park. Completion of both projects is anticipated in mid-April. These projects may temporarily disrupt backcountry users.
More than a decade ago, National Park Service researchers collected coyote scat from 14 sites in and around the Conejo Valley in California. They wanted to understand the diet of local coyotes. Researchers are now going back to those same sites to repeat the study and see what has--or has not--changed.
A Wyoming man skiing the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park with friends died in a 1,400-foot fall down a couloir below the South Teton. Park officials said John "Jack" Fields, Jr., 26, of Jackson was killed around midday Wednesday and that his body was recovered about 6 p.m. that evening.
A rebuilding of the road through Arches National Park in Utah will require that it be closed nightly beginning in March and continuing through November.
In response to numerous complaints about public nudity and indecent behavior that has damaged natural resources, Gulf Islands National Seashore has suspended primitive camping at the Perdido Key Area in Florida while the park develops a plan to address these concerns.
Despite more than $100,000 in houseboat rental deposits for the coming summer, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area has decided to close the Kettle Falls Marina on April 30, when its contract with Lake Roosevelt Vacations, Inc. ends.