The Grand Canyon National Park Service shared this time-lapse of a temperature inversion at the beautiful canyon. Trapped by warm air, a huge mass of fog blanketed the canyon, ebbing and flowing like water at a beach.
Sandy Hook Bay is covered in a...sheen. That's the terminology that a coalition of government agencies—including the U.S. Coast Guard, the Department of Environmental Protection, the National Parks Service and New Jersey Office of Emergency...Show More Summary
A sea of thick cloud covers the Grand Canyon. Image from the National Park Service. Imagine showing up for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view the Grand Canyon in Arizona only to find the deep ravine completely covered by clouds. If you went today, that’s what you saw — a rare total cloud inversion just below the rim. Show More Summary
JACKSON, Wyoming — Wildlife on private land within Grand Teton National Park is now under jurisdiction of the state of Wyoming and can be hunted, the National Park Service decided. For decades, wildlife on the approximately 950 acres...Show More Summary
The Presidio Trust, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the National Park Service oversaw the seven-month long Presidio Parklands design competition, which sought conceptual ideas on reintegrating a portion of the Presidio that for seven decades had
Below, video of the rescue of a baby elephant from a muddy pond, and his reunion with his mother, care of the Kenya Wildlife Service and Amboseli Trust for Elephants at Amboseli National Park in Kenya: Video Description: Text onscreen...Show More Summary
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks on Thursday approved another revised plan from the Chicago Cubs to renovate Wrigley Field, with this one coming after the National Park Service made recommendations amid concerns over the team's plans for expanded advertising in the outfield.
Boston-based bus company to operate Grand Canyon Visitor Transportation System through 2019.
The Chicago Cubs have agreed to remove one of seven outfield signs and scoreboards the team plans to install at Wrigley Field to address concerns of the National Park Service, which has to approve the renovation plans for the team to receive federal tax credits, according to a source familiar...
The National Park Service's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony dates back to 1923, but this year it's getting a software update. Google's Made with Code Holiday Lights project will let any kid (or adult for that matter) animate the trees at the...
A nesting Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. Nearly 1,000 sea turtles, most of them Kemp’s ridleys, stranded off Cape Cod over the past month. (Photo: National Park Service [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons) - Scientists are sounding the...Show More Summary
The National Park Service announced today, Nov. 26, that husband and wife Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson will host this
WASHINGTON — Fracking, a divisive energy issue, has been approved in the George Washington National Forest in the state of Virginia. Fox News reported the U.S. Park Service initially banned fracking in the forest, which is the largest national forest on the East Coast, but rethought their plans after energy companies protested the ban. Fracking, or […]
John sends us a link to an article about Dominic Esquibel, a Marine who earned the Navy Cross in Iraq in 2004 and was roughed up by a National Park Service forest ranger in a dispute over a Sequoia National Park handicap parking space. According to Esquibel, the park employee handcuffed him and mistreated the […]
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier. The U.S. National Park Service said 115 of its 401 park units plan to seek public comment on entrance fees that could go up starting next year. Show More Summary
Harold Henthorn, a Colorado native, was arrested Thursday by authorities with the National Park Service and the FBI, in connection with first-degree murder for the Sept. 29, 2012 death of… READ ON
If some officials at Yellowstone National Park get their way, you soon may be able to get a Wi-Fi signal while looking at Old Faithful. That's because the National Park Service is considering running a $34 million fiber-optic line through...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden is causing controversy after TIME reported he, at least four Cabinet secretaries, and other Obama administration officials used a lodge in the Grand Tetons for vacations. The National Park Service is now reviewing...Show More Summary
You best review those freebie days for your national park visit once 2015 rolls around, as it looks like Uncle Sam and friends might be raising admission prices. Nothing is set in stone as of yet, but the National Park Service is kicking around the idea of increasing admission costs. Show More Summary
A hiker who has been painting portraits on cliffs, rocks, and slopes at national parks in the western United States and posting images of the acrylic compositions on social media is now the subject of a National Park Service (NPS) investigation.