House Of Representatives Could Act Monday on Bid to Allow Uranium Mining Around Grand Canyon National Park
How strong is the market for uranium? Is nuclear energy a key component of the nation's energy future? How many jobs would be created by allowing mining of uranium around the Grand Canyon National Park? Those are some of the questions to consider as the House of Representatives moves to vote on a measure that could allow the mining to proceed.
Ice storms, storms tossed off by hurricanes, and normal use have taken a toll on some of the backcountry trails in Mammoth Cave National Park. To mitigate that wear and tear, crews will head into the backcountry next month to begin repairs.
Olympic Hot Springs Road In Olympic National Park To Close For Work on Glines Canyon Dam Decommissioning
Work to begin restoring the Elwha River in Olympic National Park is gearing up. Beginning August 1, public access into the Elwha Valley's Olympic Hot Springs Road will close just south of the Altair Campground.
Just a short note to all you lodging junkies and David and Kay Scott fans out there to let you know we've finally inserted the videos to their post on Swiftcurrent and Rising Sun motor inns and the Many Glacier Hotel in Glacier National Park.
A young North Carolina girl was recovering Wednesday from a shark attack sustained in the surf at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Bountiful snowmelt this spring and summer has led to a dazzling display of wildflowers at Cedar Breaks National Monument, where officials have extended their wildflower festival through month's end.
The good news is that Bandelier National Monument is back to welcoming visitors after dealing with wildfires. That bad news is that those fires left the landscape prone to flooding, and with the monsoon season approaching, authorities are concerned about flooding in Frijoles Canyon.
The dangers of snowfields, perhaps unexpected at mid-summer, played out in Glacier National Park when a hiker died from injuries sustained in a slide down a snow-covered slope off the Grinnell Glacier Trail.
Alaska's Rep. Don Young Wants National Park Service To Get Out of the Water At Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve
In perhaps just the most recent example of legislative might, U.S. Rep. Don Young of Alaska is determined to kick the National Park Service out of the water at Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Agrees Whitebark Pines Need Help From Climate Change, But Will Have To Wait
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Need a good dose of starry nights? Plan to be in Great Basin National Park at month's end to take in the park's second annual astronomy festival.
When George Hartzog Jr. Asked What The National Park Service Might Face In The 21st Century, Here's What He Was Told
What did the National Park Service expect to face when it reached the 21st Century? Former Director Bill Hartzog, Jr., asked that question a decade ago, and the answers he received just might astound you.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is calling on Congress to create a national historical park commemorating the work of the Manhattan Project, the top-secret effort during World War II to create an atomic bomb.