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A New, Free Audio Book Of The Exploration Of The Colorado River And Its Canyons From LibriVox

A unique service allows you to download, for free, an audio copy of John Wesley Powell's The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons so you can listen to what Powell saw on your next trip down the Colorado River through Canyonlands and Grand Canyon national parks.
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Latest Additions To NPSHistory.com Cover Alaska, Natural Resources, Night Skies And More

The April 2017 update for npshistory.com features 225 studies touching on national park subjects as diverse as Alaskan histories, night skies, and natural sounds. Other papers added to the site touch on National Park Service history, natural resources, social science, and National Wild and Scenic River studies.
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How Could Trump Administration's Government Makeover Impact The National Park Service?

While the federal hiring freeze has been lifted by the Trump administration, its guidelines for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce, as a memo sent out last week from the executive director of the Office of Management and Budget stated in its subject line, carries an ominous message for the National Park Service.
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Paper Trail Shows Lots Of Communications Over Bears Ears National Monument

Down through the past four years there have been multiple communications, and meetings, between the Obama administration and Utah politicians and communities over the possibility of national monument status for the Bears Ears landscape in southeastern Utah, according to documents obtained by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
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Lawsuit Filed Over Administration's Border Wall, Claims It Will Adversely Impact National Parks

The Trump administration's plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep illegal aliens out of the country has drawn a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, who claim that wall if constructed would impact millions of people, endangered species, and national parks.
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