Shenandoah National Park
It helped if you knew where van Gogh was from.
Five days after a wildfire swept into Shenandoah National Park, crews were at work Wednesday rehabbing areas that had been scorched by the flames.
A night of rain, snow, and sleet helped knock down a forest fire burning in Shenandoah National Park, allowing fire bosses Tuesday to redirect crews to other wildfires in Virginia.
Poker players and architects had the inside track on this one.
It seems not a week goes by without some dire issue being identified as a threat to the national parks. One week it might be funding woes, another week pollution, another diversity concerns, and then, of course, there's climate change.
Imagine Shenandoah National Park without its autumnal showcase of colors, or a sign along the Virginia coastline noting that the site of the Jamestown colony is offshore and under water. Both scenarios could be realized in less than a century if human-influenced climate change isn't slowed, according to a report.