An object so brightly hued can't be nature, can it? It can, if you know where in the National Park System to look.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Nature's fireworks are on display at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where a stream of lava from Kīlauea’s is pouring into the Pacific Ocean.
Those seemingly ubiquitous disposable plastic bottles, the ones that generated a storm of controversy over their proposed ban at Grand Canyon National Park, may now be banned by park superintendents nationwide.Policy on Disposable Plastic Water Bottles.pdf
National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis is determined to rid plastic bottles from the national parks, but wants to consider all factors before doing so, the agency's communications chief said today while addressing the uproar over the director's decision to put a hold on a water bottle ban at Grand Canyon National Park.NPS-Bottle Bans.pdf NPS-Bottles Cost Factor.pdf NPS-Green Parks Plan Bottles.pdf NPS-Jarvis Bottles.pdf
For more than 1,000 years non-native animals have called the forests of Hawaii home. But those animals -- pigs, deer, goats, and sheep -- are exacting a toll on the native flora and fauna, as well as the landscape, of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where officials are working to hone their strategies for removing the intruders.
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Change is constant, and magical, at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here change is taking place right in front of you.
Dramatic geologic events in recent days at Kīlauea volcano in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park have produced what park officials are describing at "spectacular" evening views of the current eruption.
Nine of the first ten statements are true, but one is not. Can you tell which one is the ringer? You might want to try the two bonus questions too.
Turtles nesting on the beaches of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is not an unusual occurrence, although when the species in question is an olive ridley turtle the event generates significant attention.