Is the natural world that surrounds you the same as the one that surrounded your parents, or your grandparents? What about that of your great-grandparents? The short answer, of course, is 'no.'
Grand Teton National Park
A debate over whether the wolverine needs Endangered Species Act protection has prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to extend its deadline for making the decision on that question.
The Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park is a thin, two-lane ribbon running through a gorgeous part of the park. It's a particularly scenic way to enter the park, especially in fall when the vegetation is changing colors and the bears come to gorge themselves on ripe berries. But how should it be managed long-term?
Outdoors, in the majesty of the national parks, masterpieces are created by artists drawn to nature's beauty.
The price of a permit for backcountry traveling, or getting married, in Grand Teton National Park might be going up in 2014 as park officials are reviewing their pricing for the camping and special-use park permits.
Around The Parks: Paddling Legislation, GOP Wants Potential Monument List, New Director For Intermountain Region
A glance around the National Park System finds efforts to legislate paddling in some waters of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, GOP requests for list of possible national monuments, and a new director for the National Park Service's Intermountain Region.
While many long to see mountain goats in the wild, at Grand Teton National Park biologists are trying to figure out how to deal with non-native goats that pose a threat to the park's bighorn sheep.
Among the many casualties of the government shutdown are some of the popular webcam views of locations around the National Park System, since NPS and some other government web services have been disabled for the duration of the dispute. If you enjoy the ability to check in on favorite park locations via those cameras, all is not lost, however, and we'll provide some tips about park webcam views provided by non-government sources.
When does a purported act of civil disobedience turn into criminal mischief in the National Park System? That's a good question as visitors across the country are turning a blind eye to closure signs and barricades.