Joshua Tree National Park
Crews at Joshua Tree National Park in California are continuing to cleanup flood debris from a storm early this month, but there's no timetable for when roads and trails closed by the mess will reopen to the public.
Unless things change, it will take centuries for many national parks to have truly clean air, according to the National Parks Conservation Association, which wants the Obama administration to close loopholes that stand in the way of improving air quality.
The annual Perseid Meteor showers are coming up next month, and the Mojave Desert Land Trust is throwing a party to watch the star show.
A 600+-acre track of land near Joshua Tree National Park that was to become a housing development instead has been purchased by two conservation groups that intend to leave it undeveloped and used for educational and recreational purposes.
If you're heading to Joshua Tree National Park next week, you should know that about 11 miles of the Pinto Basin Road will be reconstructed, beginning Monday.
A 50th anniversary celebration is planned October 3 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association, which long has supported the park's education and interpretation mission.
When backcountry violations where discovered in designated wilderness in Joshua Tree National Park, The Access Fund and Friends of Joshua Tree jumped into action to correct them.
This coming weekend will be the perfect time to be camping in the backcountry of a national park, or at least visiting a national park that doesn't suffer from light pollution. That's because the annual Perseid Meteor Showers are scheduled to arrive Saturday, and a dark sky is the best sky to observe them.
Don't let Africanized bees discourage you from visiting Joshua Tree National Park.
A 41-year-old Canadian visitor reported missing in Joshua Tree National Park early Wednesday was found dead in the park later that day.
Mojave Desert Land Trust Working To Secure Land for Wildlife Corridor Near Joshua Tree National Park
The Mojave Desert Land Trust, which in the past has engineered successful campaigns to protect lands for Joshua Tree National Park, is now embarking on a campaign to preserve a wildlife corridor important to the park.
We managed to get out on some national park trails during 2011 -- not as many as we'd like, but still a few that brought smiles to our faces. Here's a look back at those trails.