Attorneys for the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. on Wednesday sought a temporary restraining order to prevent the Interior Department from ordering the oyster farm out of Point Reyes National Seashore.
Images taken in the national parks not only convey beautiful landscapes, but can carry wonderful memories down through the years. Here are some of the photographers who have built wonderful, and inspiring, portfolios in the parks.
As commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg take place, the Civil War Trust has launched a pair of multimedia phone apps available to the public at no cost.
A commemorative event will be held December 27 to mark the 118th anniversary of the designation of Shiloh Military Park in Tennesse.
A decision by Montana wildlife officials to temporarily ban wolf hunting near Yellowstone National Park has been applauded by the National Parks Conservation Association, which also urged the state to adopt permanent buffer zones adjacent to the park.
The "Everglades Pizza" might be the rage in some parts of Florida, but before you sink your teeth into the pie with frog legs, gator meat, and ground python, check where the python came from, because the big snakes slithering through Everglades National Park are incredibly high in mercury.
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A half-foot of snow and colder temperatures have knocked down the Fern Lake Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park, though it is expected to continue to smolder for some time yet, according to fire officials.
In a bid to stop enlargement of a transmission corridor through three units of the National Park System, a coalition of conservation groups has asked a federal judge to halt the project.
A former Interior Department official under the Bush administration has been added to the National Parks Conservation Association's Board of Trustees, bringing to the group valuable perspectives and skills that can benefit the parks, the advocacy group said.
A friend of mine once told me Cumberland Island National Seashore off the coast of Georgia was one of her favorite parks. While I have yet to make a visit there, it sounds like the winter months could be a good time to go.
A hearing has been scheduled for December 12 at Denali National Park and Preserve to take public comment on proposed changes to bear hunting in National Park System units in Alaska.
Not quite 20 years ago the experiment to recover wolves in Yellowstone National Park got under way with a relative handful of Canadian wolves brought into the park. Today that genetic feedstock has produced what biologists had hoped for: a more natural wild kingdom, one with checks and balances on itself.