Precaution, Funding, And Science-Based Policy: Revisiting Leopold Could Move NPS In The Right Direction
When a team of scientists and conservationists led by A. Starker Leopold wrote the Leopold Report in 1963, national park visitors were still feeding bears through their car windows, nocturnal wildlife still feasted on park garbage dumps, and park rangers still shot cougars and wolves to maximize the number of visitor-friendly elk and pronghorn.
Rich Latino history can be found throughout the United States, and during Hispanic Heritage Month that history is being celebrated in the National Park System.
An internal review of the circumstances that led up to the fatal shooting of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger on New Year's Day concluded that the incident could not have been prevented.
A visitor to Zion National Park who was canyoneering in the popular "Subway" section died when his or her foot became trapped on a descent, according to a park release.
When backcountry violations where discovered in designated wilderness in Joshua Tree National Park, The Access Fund and Friends of Joshua Tree jumped into action to correct them.
Can you imagine how a Romney-Ryan administration would treat the national parks? Heck, you'd have to summon up the "Reserve Rangers" to fill in the gaps.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore officials are crafting a plan to battle the erosion of their beaches.
So, are more Americans looking for a vacation in Death Valley National Park than, say, Yellowstone National Park? The folks at Google Maps might have you think so.
Four trails in Mammoth Cave National Park will officially be open to mountain bikers beginning October 12, barring a reversal by regional National Park Service officials
Unless Congress averts a staggering budget "sequestration" early next year the National Park System will be devastated by underfunding that could force the Park Service to shutter more than 100 parks, according to the National Parks Conservation Association.