Grand Canyon National Park has unrivaled views, and a steady flood of tourists eager for a look, and for a place to get a bite and sleep while they're visiting. So why can't the National Park Service (NPS) get companies to bid on aking...Show More Summary
Members from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service rescued a loggerhead sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina
The National Park Service is scoring some victories in its fight to eradicate nonnative lake trout from Yellowstone’s largest lake. Released by an anonymous angler in the 1980's lake trout have come to dominate Yellowstone Lake—sending native cutthroat trout into steep decline and wreaking havoc on this iconic ecosystem. Show More Summary
The National Park Service celebrates its 98th birthday on August 25, so in honor of the federal bureau that has helped preserve the country's most important and stunning landscapes, we've compiled this list of our National Parks coverage...Show More Summary
National Park Service (NPS) turns 98 years old on Monday (Aug. 25), and to celebrate, the agency is throwing open the doors to all national parks, and inviting people to visit for free. The NPS is a government agency under the Department of the Interior that manages national parks, monuments and historical sites. Show More Summary
America's National Park Service turns 98 on Monday, August 25th. To celebrate, each of the country's 401 national parks, monuments, memorials, and assorted historic sites will be waiving its entry fees. Read more...
Adam Van Spronsen/Shutterstock Grizzly bears in Washington State may get a boost from the federal government. Feds Consider Moving Grizzly Bears into Washington: The National Park Service is considering whether to restore grizzly bears in the North Cascades of Washington State, reports the AP. Show More Summary
Drones won't be allowed to fly over the Appalachian Trail until the National Park Service can further study their effects.
When an accident robbed John Muir of his sight, he gained a vision that shaped the National Park Service. John Muir was living the American Dream. In 1867, Muir, who had emigrated from Scotland as a boy, parlayed his technical acumen and inventive spirit into an engineering gig at an Indianapolis carriage factory. Show More Summary
SEATTLE (AP) — A helicopter equipped with a mechanical claw plucked the bodies of three climbers from a glacier on Mount Rainier, in the same area where six went missing in late May, the National Park Service said Wednesday.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — One of the most lucrative contracts in the National Park Service is going out to bid for a third time, after Grand Canyon officials found the previous bids unacceptable.
Southern Pacific Rattlesnakes are a common sight in the forests and hiking trails in Southern California, so it was no surprise that a group of mountain bikers - who were also National Park Service volunteers - came across a pair of the rattlers last week. They were, however, treated to a unique bit of snake behavior. Read more...
Bodies of three people who may have been among six climbers killed in a fall on Mt. Rainier in late May were discovered last week, officials with the National Park Service said Tuesday.
Here is the link to the commemoration ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the battle of the Crater. The event was organized by the National Park Service and held on the Crater battlefield this past July 30. A nice size crowd attended the event and I was quite impressed by the number of African Americans... Continue reading
The U.S. National Park Service has an important message for visitors: Leave your drones at home! Park officials have yet to recover the drone, and have not determined if the crash caused any damage to the site, but an investigation into the matter is ongoing, Amy Bartlett, a park spokesperson, told Live Science. Show More Summary
More than 50 years after the Kennedy administration found that the National Park Service had a single black ranger and bemoaned a serious lack of diversity in the federal conservation corps, not much has changed at public and private organizations that serve as stewards of the environment, according to a survey. Read full article >>
This Is How The National Park Service Issues an Eviction Notice "We all came down to the reality that no matter how much we fight, these cats are not going to be able to stay where they are."-- Nancy Rogers of K9 Kastle It was a sad,...Show More Summary
Earlier this month the National Park Service (NPS) released the final version of its plan to manage growing deer populations in several historic battlefields across the country. Located in Maryland and Virginia, the Antietam, Monocacy, and Manassas bat...
By Elizabeth Harrington | Washington Free Beacon The National Park Service is spending $140,368 to fly 10 students to Sydney, Australia so they can experience a “climate change journey.” The government announced last week they are paying for the group to attend the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s World Parks Congress, a global conference...
Residents are angry the National Park Service still has not repaired dozens of broken lights and other damages Hurricane Sandy wrought to Canarsie Pier nearly two years ago.