A black bear that has been hanging out in the northeastern end of Oak Island at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin has led to a temporary closure of the area.
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
A celebration is scheduled for Saturday at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin to welcome a new lighthouse to the National Park System.
A proposed commercial pig farm in Wisconsin could greatly affect Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, where the superintendent is worried that runoff would boost phosphorous loads in Lake Superior and also could harm piping plovers, a species listed as "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act.
Special Fee To Tour Ice Caves At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Covers Park's Expenses...And Then Some
A year after going deep in the hole to manage visitation to unusual "ice caves" with their dripping formations, Apostle Islands National Seashore came out head this past winter thanks to a special fee charged visitors.
Looking for a birding festival in the National Park System? You can add the woods and shorelines of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, which is hosting its very first birding festival this May.
You want to get out on the water, preferably for a few days at least. Scenery, wildlife, and solitude are on your checklist. Here’s where to go in the National Park System.
New units to the National Park System, a face-off over concession fees at Grand Canyon National Park that impacted nearly a quarter of the park system, and even the basic relevancy of national parks were among the top stories of 2014 involving the park system.
It'll Cost You A Little To See The Ice Caves At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Next Time They Form
If the coming winter months ice over Lake Superior at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and turn the mainland caves into castles of ice, it'll cost you a little to see them.
In one of the largest expansions of the National Park System in decades, a nearly 1,700-page bill to fund the Defense Department carries amendments to add roughly a half-dozen units to the park system and add acres to others. But the measure also raises concerns over whether Congress is micro-managing National Park Service decisions when it comes to wildlife management under the Endangered Species Act, and how donors to the system should be recognized.
In what could be the most significant legislative action pertaining to national parks since 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives is being asked to approve a defense authorization bill that has been amended to create a number of new units of to the National Park System, from a Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park in New York to a Manhattan Project National Historical Park spread across a handful of states.