A massive omnibus budget bill, if passed by Congress, promises to deliver some early holiday cheer to the National Park Service with a nearly 10 percent increase in discretionary funding, according to an analysis by the National Parks Conservation Association.
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Conservationists Divided Over Proposed Everglades National Park Land Swap With Florida Power And Light
A proposal by the National Park Service to swap some land at Everglades National Park with a utility company looking to build a transmission line corridor is dividing conservationists over whether it will benefit or harm the national park.
Interior Secretary Attends Global Climate Change Conference, Uses National Parks To Illustrate Concerns
Examples of how climate change is impacting the National Park System from Everglades National Park in Florida to Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in Alaska were cited by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell this week to illustrate to a global audience the threats climate change poses.
Thanks to the folks at Homestead, Florida, you can ride a trolley for free into Everglades Natioanl Park or Biscayne National Park through the winter months.
A baker's dozen of quilts will be exhibited at Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska as part of the celebration on the upcoming National Park Service Centennial.
While many parts of the country are hunkering down for snow season, at Everglades National Park in Florida they're ready for the busy season.
More wilderness, more protection of Florida Bay's shallow waters, and a new paddling trail all are provided for in a general management plan approved for Everglades National Park.
Predicting the winter movements of semi-migratory birds can be tricky business. Sometimes birds move south because food has become scarce in the north, as was the case with Pine Siskins last winter. Other times, an abundance of food creates a hyper-successful breeding season that results in overpopulation and migration south.
Will the coming winter bring snow, drought, soaking rains, or mild weather to your national park outings? As usual, it depends on where you go, but Rocky Mountain National Park could be a winter wonderland if the forecast from AccuWeather holds true, while New England travelers should enjoy a reprieve from last year's overly bountiful snows.
For the next seven Sundays, you can explore the Ten Thousand Islands area of Everglades National Park by canoe with rangers leading the way. These four-hour trips begin at 9 a.m. at the Gulf Coast Visitor Center, located at 815 Oyster Bar Lane in Everglades City, Florida 34139.