The National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have extended the public comment period regarding the proposed alternatives for the restoration of grizzly bears to the North Cascades Ecosystem by 45 days, through April 28.
Though cold weather is threatening the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park are getting up and out to enjoy the spring season and pack on some pounds. Though bear tracks have been spotted in the park since late February, on Wednesday visual sightings of some of the bruins were made by park employees.
Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion National Park in Utah have been temporarily closed to protect these birds, which are in recovery from “endangered species” status.
A pair of bald eagles has once again returned to Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio and is actively tending to its nest within the Pinery Narrows area of the park. To protect the eagles from human disturbance, the area surrounding the nest tree will be closed until July 31.
The latest issue of Yellowstone Science focuses on the efforts to restore native fish to Yellowstone National Park waterways. The articles provide opportunities to anyone who wants to learn more about the critical role native fish play in this dynamic ecosystem.
More than a decade ago, National Park Service researchers collected coyote scat from 14 sites in and around the Conejo Valley in California. They wanted to understand the diet of local coyotes. Researchers are now going back to those same sites to repeat the study and see what has--or has not--changed.
Due to snow accumulations and above normal winter conditions, bison within Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming are moving to find food and recently have been using U.S. Highway 89 as their travel pathway.
More than 10 organizations have banded together to support the National Park Service in a legal battle over wildlife protections in national parks in Alaska.
Those hoof beats audible in Banff National Park in Canada are from bison, a charismatic animal that long has been missing from the park's ecosystem.
The Pu‘u Pua‘i overlook at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park is temporarily closed to protect breeding nēnē (endangered Hawaiian geese) in the area.