On Sunday, 16 March, the Friends of Minute Man National Park will host a lecture by Gary Shattuck on “Shays’ Rebellion: The Trials for Job Shattuck.” It looks like this lecture will be based on Gary Shattuck’s recent book, which theShow More Summary
The spiny water flea, aka Bythotrephes, is devouring its way through the Great Lakes and into the surrounding inland waters, including Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park, disrupting an entire ecosystem from the bottom up.
Hyde Architects present House for a Photographer situated on an isolated, disused quarry on the edge of the Brecon National Park. Armed with a modest budget and faced with the difficulties of constructing within a quarry, the firm developed… House for a Photographer by Hyde Architects is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Headline at Politco. Excerpt:Still, as Feingold stumbled his way through the muddy, steep terrain, the [Congo’s Kahuzi-Biega National Park] apparently reminded him of the Midwest, and he later mused about the bright tourist prospects for Congo should the country become more stable. Show More Summary
Per its description, this rangy residence on Rockford Road in Silver Lake was designed in 1941 by National Park Service architect Frederick C. Hageman. Sited on a 10,024-square-foot lot on the eastern...
It was a very happy day last Sunday, as we were able to release four juvenile Green turtles back to the ocean! All four were taken by boat into the Gulf Of Mexico, just outside of the Everglades National Park … Continue reading ?
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Speak the wrong language in front of an African elephant, and she may not like you much. In a study at a Kenyan national park, researchers played recordings of different languages and voices for 47 elephant family groups, comprising hundreds of animals. The recordings included the voices of Maasai men,...
We already let you know about the goings on at this year?s National Cherry Blossom Festival, and now we know all about the most important part of the festival. That?s because the National Park Service has run the data and reviewed the numbers, and they?re ready to make the prediction regarding the timing for this year?s peak bloom period. Show More Summary
This couple fell in love with Arches National Park as well as with each other, so it was only natural that they seal the deal among the majestic red rocks, destination-style. With a reception held in their native Seattle, it boasted the best of both worlds. But one of our favorite parts is the bride's handmade paper flower bouquet — it will blow you away!
Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park is an UNESCO World Heritage site that is home to one half of the Mosi-oa-Tunya — ‘The Smoke Which Thunders‘ — known worldwide as Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. The river forms the border between Zambia … Continue reading ?
Wildlife Safari on Elephant at Chitwan National Park, sightseeing tour of unique Bhaktapur Durbar Square and visit to the temple of Living Goddess Kumari at Kathmandu Durbar Square are the best memories of the holiday in Nepal- Ms. Tine Knudsen (Denmark)
Toyota Prius next to a traditional Mongol ger in Terelj National Park After giving you my first impressions on the unique Mongolian car landscape, I now take you to Terelj National Park, 80 km East of the capital Ulaanbaatar and already complete countryside. What I first observed in Ulaanbaatar is still valid here, namely a huge […]
The government shutdown in October was largely to blame for a 3% drop in visitors to America's national parks in 2013, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service.
A firefighter pauses at the $2013 Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park, August-September 2013 (Calfire photo on facebook). President Obama released the federal budget for 2015 last week. Overall, it involves the lowest deficit ($514 billion) of his five-year tenure in office and restores some funding cut in last year’s sequester. Show More Summary
A 40-foot wall of ice reaches down to the high-tide line at Acadia National Park in Maine. [AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty] Read more...
Rare, prehistoric rock art which could be more than 4,000 years old has been discovered in the Brecon Beacons. The Bronze Age discovery was made late last year by national park geologist Alan Bowring. Experts claim the stone probably served as a way marker for farming communities. Show More Summary
The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Great Smoky Mountains National Park features one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Denver and one proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. This set – featuring coins […]
It's been almost a year and a half since Hurricane Sandy devastated the Rockaways, but cleanup work has finally begun at the beaches at Fort Tilden. The beloved "DIY" beaches there, which are managed by the National Park Service's Gateway...Show More Summary
These photos show some of the best-preserved nightscapes, all in national parks, where light pollution hasn't blinded us from the majesty of the stars. When Tyler Nordgren first saw Carl Sagan's "Cosmos" series on TV, he knew he wanted to commit his life to the stars. Show More Summary