I like birding New Year’s resolutions. They seem easier to keep than the traditional ones. Losing weight and giving up assorted vices aren’t really all that fun, but there’s not much about birding that isn’t fun.
Zion National Park
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 officials are evaluating a request to allow a professional bike race to launch its first stage with a steep climb out of Zion National Park in southwestern Utah.
After a record number of visitors to the National Park System in 2014, with nearly 293 million visiting the parks, officials are expecting this year's tally to go even higher.
What would the holidays be without the Christmas Bird Count? We’re here again to take a look at some selected CBC activities in the national parks this holiday season.
Whether captured in words, photographs, or illustrations, national parks are wondrous places, vibrant and breathtaking in their scenery and history. To drive that point home, Joel Anderson and his son, Nathan, of the Anderson Design Group have just released a book that displays the 59 "national parks" in unique posters.
When I mentioned in a Traveler comment a few weeks ago that I was reading Dr. Runte’s book, Kurt asked if I would write a review. Since then, there have been a couple of articles batting some of Alfred’s ideas back and forth. When I took a look at Traveler the other morning, I found a rebuttal by Dr. Runte regarding one of those articles. Now I sit at my keyboard wondering if I am qualified – or even want to – wade into the middle of all this.
Work at Zion National Park to replace a water main pipe will require closure of the Grotto Trail between Zion Lodge and the trailhead for two weeks.
Watching an artist at work reveals how they see landscapes, sometimes differently than those of us who are not artists. Visit Zion National Park in southwestern Utah this week and you'll be able to watch nearly two dozen painters as they take part in the seventh annual Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational.
As crowds continue to descend on Zion National Park in southwestern Utah, park officials have decided to resume daily shuttle operations to alleviate parking problems.