Cape Cod National Seashore
Around The Park System: Bike Shuttles At Cape Cod National Seashore, Fire Worries In The Rockies, And More
Here's a quick blast of news from around the National Park System.
Sinking Of Titanic, Role of Marconi Wireless Station In Rescue Cross Paths At Cape Cod National Seashore
The RMS Titanic and the Marconi wireless station on Cape Cod crossed paths a century ago on a dark day for history. At Cape Cod National Seashore, where the site of that wireless station remains, the sinking of the Titanic will be commemorated during a weeklong affair.
National parks often are the setting for some incredible traffic issues, be they related to "bison jams," lack of parking, or simply high visitation. To help parks find solutions to some of these problems, the National Park Foundation has offered a program that places transportation experts in the parks to brainstorm solutions.
Millions of dollars are flowing to the National Park System for work on aging roads and multiple-use trails in need of some TLC, and transportation systems thanks to the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in the Parks program overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
As Cape Cod National Seashore nears the end of its 50th anniversary year, visitors to the seashore will be able to enjoy an exhibit of arts, crafts, and writings inspired by Cape Cod.
Though Hurricane Irene was hundreds of miles away, officials at Cape Cod National Seashore and Acadia National Park were getting for the lady's arrival, closing down facilities and urging visitors to be careful.
Two valuable pieces of scrimshaw that had been on display at the Salt Pond Visitor Center of Cape Cod National Seashore have been stolen from a locked display case.
Seen any heroes down at the beach lately? The folks at Oceana, a non-profit that works to protects oceans, are looking for some heros.