National Park Week seems like an appropriate time to check your personal library to ensure it's up to snuff when it comes to the national parks. Here, in particular order, are 10 books you definitely should have in your library:
With hopes of connecting more youth with national parks, the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has provided a $500,000 grant to the National Park Foundation to help with the Foundation's "Ticket To Ride" and "America's Best Idea" programs.
A long simmering dispute over a simple cross erected over Mojave National Preserve will be resolved with a land swap expected to net the National Park Service private land inside the preserve.
Can you tell us where in the National Park System this mystery spot is?
Does the sound of the can opener make your dog salivate?
It's National Park Week, a time to celebrate the national parks and get out and enjoy them. But it should also be a time for you to ponder the future of the National Park System. With that in mind, what do you think the National Park Service should focus on leading up to its centennial in 2016?
House Democrats Urge GOP Leadership To Solve Horse-Packing Stalemate At Sequoia, Kings Canyon National Parks
Republican leadership in the House of Representatives could resolve the horse-packing stalemate at Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks through a legislative initiative, according to California Democrats.
This one is as easy as one, two, three, four. Or is it four, three, two, one? Maybe two, four, one, three?
OK, maybe that princess-botherer one was a little over the top.
Vice President Joe Biden toured Everglades National Park on Monday with Sen. Bill Nelson in an appearance that mixed politics with preservation.
We hope you had fun with this fixer-upper.
You don’t need to solve all of these.
House Of Representatives Passes Legislation That Critics Fear Will Bring More Hunting Into National Park System
Concerns that hunting and fishing are slowly slipping away as pastimes in the United States have led the U.S. House of Representatives to pass legislation that some fear would open more of the National Park System to hunting.
These park names are a comedy of errors, but you can fix ‘em. Or can you?
Ardent Republicans, please forgive us.
Eleven park names satisfy our requirement, but you only need to name eight, and we’ll even give you one for a head start (no extra charge).