Twice in three days, the Grand Canyon filled with a dense fog. These inversion clouds form when warm are traps cold air near the Earth's surface. This timelapse video comes from the Grand Canyon National Park's Facebook page.
Joshua Tree National Park SunriseDecember Photo a Day Challenge - Day 2- Where I Stood I stood in awe of this sunset!
(YouTube link) Hello hello! Is this thing on? The motion-sensor camera trap was set up in May to catch freshwater crocodiles in Western Australia's Kimberley National Parks. It disappeared soon afterward. Was it stolen or eaten? Months...Show More Summary
The female puma known as P-19 is nursing three cubs born a few weeks ago in the Malibu Springs area, the National Park Service said today on Facebook. Two females and a male; DNA is being tested to determine the father.
TAMS are letting people know that the Gudgenby Reay-Cut Cottage is available for hire: Canberrans were today encouraged to consider the historical Gudgenby Ready-Cut Cottage in Namadgi National Park for their community based activities and projects. “Hudson’s Ready-Cut Homes were at their peak in the first half of the 20th century and Canberrans have the opportunity [...]
The Oct. 6, 1743, edition of The Pennsylvania Gazette leads with a three-column letter from a lieutenant on the H.M.S. Centurion. “Our Men, by this Time, died like rotten Sheep,” the sailor tells his brother about one voyage. For the … Read more
Over the weekend, rare atmospheric conditions gave rise to an even rarer scene: The Grand Canyon – that vast, gaping wonder of the natural world – filled to the brim with cold, dense, roiling fog. National Park officials have called the sight a "once in a lifetime" event. Looking at these photos, it's not hard to see why. Read more...
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) is pushing a bill aimed at ensuring national parks remain open in the event that the government someday closes down again. The bill, set to be considered by the House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday,...Show More Summary
A Mozambique Airlines crash has left all 33 passengers on board dead in a remote border area in Namibia. The plane came down in a national park near to the Namibian border with Angola. Local police and authorities are currently investigating the crash in order to ascertain what caused the Mozambique airlines crash. Show More Summary
Located just one island over from Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on the island of Maui, Haleakala is Hawaii’s second national park. Haleakala is a dormant volcano which reaches over 10,023 ft (3,055 m) above sea level. What makes it more impressive is that the base of the volcano….is at sea level. It is one of [...]
Early in my travels in April 2007, I flew to the Big Island of Hawaii from Los Angeles and visited Volcanoes National Park. I had previously been to Volcanoes in 2006 as part of a geology department trip with the University of Minnesota. Volcanoes is one of the few places on Earth where you can [...]
Genius idea: Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) is pushing a bill aimed at ensuring national parks remain open in the event that the government someday closes down again. I absolutely love this idea. In fact, I'd suggest extending it to absolutely everything the government does. Show More Summary
Perhaps nothing is more emblematic of the frustration Americans felt during the October government shutdown, which cost the economy an estimated $24 billion, than the furor over the shuttering of more than 400 federal national parks....Show More Summary
Nestled in the wilderness near Finland's Urho Kekkonen National Park, Hotel Kakslauttanen has one of the Arctic Circle's best views of the Aurora Borealis. The sparse trees and complete lack of light pollution reveal millions of stars each night, and during
(Reuters) - A Montana bride accused of killing her new husband by pushing him off a cliff at Glacier National Park had spoken of killing her mother and stepfather in the weeks before her June wedding, federal prosecutors said in legal documents.
The math of stadium financing always seems to be addition. Nationals Park opened in 2008, and the $693 million ballpark was entirely paid for through public funding. Now, according to multiple reports out of Washington, the Nats have approached local officials about building a retractable roof over the stadium, with taxpayers once again picking up the tab. Read more...
Shocking that Tom Coburn’s report on the national parks would be nothing but a justification for slashing budgets, eliminating the Antiquities Act (one of America’s best laws and one that western legislators have hated ever since it was passed in 1906 and Theodore Roosevelt used it to get around the despoiling businesses and legislators of [...]
"The people's lands." "Our public lands." "Our great national park system." All those phrases and more resounded last month during a joint hearing of the U.S. House Natural Resources and Oversight and Government Reform committees. The...Show More Summary
The project is based on the idea of immersing oneself into a seemingly static environment and discovering its subtle changes and rhythms. As visitors step onto the dusty ground of the Joshua Tree National Park in California, the project begins to unfold and
An African safari needs no hype nor hyperbole; it's easily one of the most incredible experiences of a traveler's life. In Tanzania's Serengeti National Park (especially in the dry season), you are absolutely guaranteed to see most of the animals from your childhood ABC's book. Show More Summary