An institute being formed at Duke University in North Carolina hopes to improve the health of the National Park System through research, education, and public outreach.
Statue of Liberty National Monument
We have dedicated ourselves to this cause because we know that our parks and public lands represent the very best of America; they are the places that preserve our wondrous natural and cultural heritage and truly allow us to know and appreciate our nations unique and diverse story.
National Park Service Collecting Public Comments On Proposed 20,000-Square-Foot Museum At Statue Of Liberty
The National Park Service is gathering public comments on a proposal to construct a 20,000-square-foot museum at the Statue of Liberty National Monument on Liberty Island in New Jersey.
Be sure to check out the Statue of Liberty's webcams on Tuesday, when a new LED lighting system will highlight Lady Liberty's best sides while reducing light pollution.
On a day set aside to celebrate the Earth and the environmental movement, the Interior Department and National Park Service gave us dollars and cents.
Glance through National Park System visitation statistics for a few years, and some puzzling numbers surface. For example: Doesn't anyone like to backpack?
Nearly two dozen World Heritage Sites, which have been found by the United Nations Eduational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to offer outstanding global value for their cultural and natural resources, can be found in the United States. And the National Park Service has just made it easier to locate them.
Eighty-Eight Units Of National Park System Tapped For $49.6 Million To Help Grand Canyon National Park
Eighty-eight units of the National Park System, from Acadia National to Yosemite National Park, provided a total $49.5 million in an open-ended loan to help Grand Canyon National Park buy down the interest Xanterra Parks & Resorts holds in concessions on the park's South Rim.
For those of us who love our national parks and are confronted daily with media, politicians, and pundits warning us of a coming global-warming disaster, it’s only natural to ask what that warming will mean for our national parks. This is exactly what the well- known Union of Concerned Scientists discuss in their recent report, National Landmarks at Risk: How Rising Seas, Floods, and Wildfires Are Threatening the UnitedStates’Most Cherished Historic Sites.
Millions of Americans can trace their roots to ancestors who first entered this country through Ellis Island, and a year after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the island, the Ellis Island Immigration Museum is reopening to visitors