Will the Revisiting Leopold report that aims to move the National Park Service into a new direction with natural resources management succeed, or become yet another dusty report in some back room? Those closest to the report believe the vision it charts can, and will, be achieved.
Climate Change Interns Studying Brackish Ponds In Hawaii, Devising Interpretive Tools At Manassas National Battlefield Park
Interns to the National Park Service's Climate Change Response Program have been creating new interpretive materials at Manassas National Battlefield Park and studying remote, brackish ponds on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Andersonville National Historic Site will be just one of many cemeteries across the country to remember and honor military veterans past and present by participating in the Wreaths Across America program.
Fish fry, anyone? That could have been the question at Yellowstone National Park this year, where crews removed more than 300,000 non-native lake trout from Yellowstone Lake in a bid to protect smaller endemic cutthroat trout.
Though it's only a temporary fix, the Statue of Liberty will cast her out-stretched glow once again Friday night as a bright beacon of hope to storm ravaged residents of New York and New Jersey as the recovery from the massive damages inflicted by Hurricane Sandy continues.
Three new warming huts are going up in Voyageurs National Park thanks to a donation from a major player in the snowmobile industry.
Effort Fails In San Francisco To Move Towards Draining Hetch Hetchy Valley In Yosemite National Park
A ballot initiative designed to move San Francisco away from reliance on the reservoir that submerged the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park was overwhelmingly rejected by voters.
Students with the Park Service's George Melendez Wright Climate Change Interns and Fellows program studied butterflies at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and brook trout at St. Croix National Scenic Riverway to study the effects of climate change.
These days Dan Hottle works in the public affairs office at Yellowstone National Park. But prior to his Park Service career, he was a Marine on active duty in the Middle East. Join him in honoring other armed forces veterans in the national parks during the Veterans Day Weekend.
The Glacier National Park Ice Patch Archaeology and Paleoecology Project was recently awarded the Department of the Interior's 2012 Partners in Conservation Award in recognition of outstanding conservation achievements attained through collaboration and partnership.
National parks have served as backdrops for countless movies. Death Valley National Park played a role in Star Wars, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, of course, was prominently featured in North by Northwest, and Thelma & Louise drove through parts of Canyonlands National Park. Which movie, with a national park in a cameo role, is your favorite?
Through its George Melendez Wright Climate Change Interns and Fellows program, the National Park Service enables university students to visit national parks to investigate issues related to climate change. Over the coming days we'll present profiles of what those students investigated.
Grand Teton Lodge Company Provides $600,000 To Grand Teton National Park Foundation For Park Projects
Since 1999, the Grand Teton Lodge Company has provided $600,000 to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation, money that the foundation has turned around to benefit Grand Teton National Park.
Hurricane Sandy's winds redirected seabirds all over the northeastern United States.
Pam Underhill, superintendent of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, has been honored with the Stephen T. Mather conservation award from the National Parks Conservation Association.
Gates will be blocking access to most roads in Yellowstone National Park today, as the park is readying for the winter season by ending wheeled-vehicle access for the coming months.
In the not-so-distant past, Republicans as well as Democrats were strong proponents of America’s public lands. And both parties usually supported the national parks—most beloved of all public lands. But now, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan reflect the contempt of the Republican Party’s far right for all public lands—even the national parks, long renowned as “America’s Best Idea.”
Parks Beyond Borders: Phone "Masts" May Be Coming to Lake District, Thermal Pools Kaput in Canada's Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve
A roundup on global national park news.