An $18,000 grant from the National Park Service has moved a nonprofit closer to refurbishing the facade of a building where slavery opponents met during the Bleeding Kansas era. Grant … Click to Continue »
In these books, Henry Thoreau, John Muir and Terry Tempest Williams relish in the beauty (and lament the destruction) of our national parks.
Trade the crowds, long lines and parking hassles for these lesser-known parks
The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Rocky Mountain National Park: Rocky Mountain National Park will be hosting a Job Information Session on Tuesday, December 12, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Show More Summary
Most in the hiking community hate what Donald Trump and his minions have done in Utah– shrinking the Bears Ears National Monument by 85%. But here’s some good news out of Utah. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, plans to introduce legislation to … Continue reading ?
North Dakota health officials have concluded that a proposed oil refinery close to the picturesque Theodore Roosevelt National Park should comply with federal and state air pollution rules. Meridian Energy … Click to Continue »
Forest Service officials and park rangers in the Santa Fe National Forest have discovered numerous mysterious structures which have them scrambling for explanations. The structures range in size but have all been constructed out of fallen trees and limbs, with some reaching over twenty feet tall and dozens of feet in diameter. Whoever or whatever... Read more »
Placed in a crevice at Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park, the camera recorded a lava flow drawing near, nearer, and then too near. In the video, sudden flames spout at the bottom of the screen before obstructing the view as the GoPro Hero4 is swallowed. A year after the video was...
Over the last year, we've been a witness to a slow-motion attack on America’s national parks, public lands and our ocean. Now, the attacks are a full-on assault on our nation’s historical, cultural and natural heritage. As recreational users, we must speak out for laws like the Antiquities Act that allow our nation's greatest resources to be protected for future generations.
Already planning your trips for next year? Me too. If you only have a week to get away, Isle Royale National Park proves for a great escape. The post Isle Royale National Park: Choose Your Own Adventure appeared first on The Trek.
The theme for the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report is that I did not plan anything ahead of time. I’m too lazy to do so, and up to this point it didn’t negatively impact my trip (see Machu Picchu and Devil’s Pool). Another excursion that I reserved when on site was the […] The post Chobe National Park: A Day Trip to Botswana appeared first on The Points Of Life.
The deadly attack took place on in Cocos Island National Park, located off the coast of Costa Rica
If we want the US’s majestic national parks, clean air and water for future generations we must press leaders to address food’s environmental impact Our collective minds are stuck on this idea that talking about food’s environmental impact risks taking something very intimate away from us. Show More Summary
President Trump will on Monday announce plans to slash the size of two US national parks, provoking fury from environmentalists, native american tribes and conservationists. Leaked maps revealed proposals to shrink boundaries at Bears...Show More Summary
National parks are hard... This whirlwind history gives you the bullet points. The post (unofficial) History of the National Parks appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Researchers at the University of Montana found that nearby towns dependent on tourist dollars stand to lose millions
Wondering where #teampixel went this week? Some braved the cold temperatures in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon or at Yosemite National Park, while another got toasty with (several) warm beverages. If you have a Pixel and want to show us the world...Show More Summary
A search for the body of a San Diego woman who is thought to have been killed and buried in the desert turned up human remains Friday in the “Cactus City” area south of Joshua Tree National Park, authorities said. The remains, suspected to be that of Julia Jacobson and her dog, Boogie, were found...
In continuing efforts to "audio describe the world," researchers at the University of Hawai?i at M?noa took part in a project that brought 26 blind and visually impaired people to Yosemite National Park for user testing of the UniD mobile app.