In approaching Before They're Gone, A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks, Michael Lanza desires to take his young son and daughter to places that most amazed him -- national parks -- before climate change alters their appearance too greatly.
Yosemite National Park
Collaboration between Yosemite National Park officials and their gateway communities is producing more transportation options for you to reach the park, options that could help reduce congestion in the Yosemite Valley.
The Ahwahnee Hotel at Yosemite National Park, one of the grand architectural masterpieces of national park lodges, is gleaming thanks to an extensive refurbishing of rooms and common areas.
Poor conditions for a prescribed burn -- unsettled weather patterns -- have prompted officials to delay a burn planned for the Wawona area of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is a landscape of big cliffs, outcrops, and granite domes. But it also is where towering waterfalls, shimmering lakes, and meandering streams mesmerize visitors. In this edition of Yosemite Nature Notes, videographer Steven Bumgardner looks at water in Yosemite.
Yosemite Falls is a prime attraction for visitors to Yosemite National Park, and now a new webcam allows anyone with an internet connection to enjoy a view of the falls.
A study intended to measure the impacts of climate change on Western bird species involves Yosemite National Park, where researchers will spend a year examining how some common Sierra Nevada species will respond to climate changes.
Don't be too alarmed if you see smoke wafting above the Wawona area of Yosemite National Park later this week. Park officials are planning a prescribed burn in that part of the park to reduce a buildup of fuels.
A national strategy for building travel and tourism in the United States, with a goal of enticing more foreign visitors to come to America, touches in no small part on the role national parks play in tourism. And that, says the National Parks Conservation Association, is a perfect justification for investing more in the parks.