Days after the events in Charlottesville, the National Parks Service quietly changed its description of Arlington House, the Virginia mansion that Congress formally named in honor of the Confederate general.
PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.
A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales to ease pollution was successfully fought by an industry lobby.
The National Park Service says they "must be deliberative and not preemptive in our decisions related to First Amendment gatherings." [ more › ]
The National Park Service on Wednesday acknowledged widespread concern over plans to hold a right-wing rally at Crissy Field in San Francisco next week, and said it would make a decision soon on whether to let the event proceed on the park property. Show More Summary
The Trump administration’s latest environmental rollback is an unusual one, but with a familiar feature: It benefits big business. The National Park Service announced Wednesday that, effective immediately, it will no longer allow parks...Show More Summary
A wildfire in Yosemite National Park continued to grow Tuesday near the community of Wawona, home of the historic Big Trees Lodge, the park said. As the fire inched closer to homes, the National Park Service asked to residents to be prepared to evacuate. Voluntary evacuations notices went out to...
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called Tuesday for the National Park Service to reconsider its decision to grant a permit to a right-wing group planning a rally at San Francisco’s Crissy Field, and asked whether the gathering had...Show More Summary
The graffiti appeared to say “[expletive] law," according to the National Park Service.
Within hours of Donald Trump's inauguration, several pages on the WhiteHouse.gov website went missing - including one on climate change. It hasn't stopped several Twitter accounts dedicated to the National Parks Service from going rogue and writing tweets on climate change. Show More Summary
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Kentucky officials say the National Park Service has added eight sites around the state to the National Register of Historic Places. The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office said in … Click to Continue »
Visitors to Glacier National Park had long conditioned the predators to seek food from humans, making the maulings somewhat inevitable
Researchers recently documented a rare case of a cougar from the Santa Monica Mountains successfully crossing U.S. Highway 101 and moving into a range less hemmed in by Southern California sprawl, the National Park Service said Monday. The subadult male, dubbed P-55, crossed the 101 early July...
He’s only the fourth cougar to make the crossing in 15 years A young, male mountain lion known as P-55 has successfully made a “rare” crossing of the 101 freeway, National Parks Service researchers announced today. P-55 was previously roving the western part of the Santa Monica Mountains. Show More Summary
The National Intelligence Service admitted to using "extra-departmental teams" to drum up support for conservative Park Geun-hye, who later resigned amid corruption charges.
South Street Seaport Museum announced the commencement of the restoration of the 1930 Tugboat W.O. Decker, with the receipt of a $200,000 Maritime Heritage Grant from the National Park Service. In partnership with the U.S. Department...Show More Summary
The American Alpine Institute just received the following information from the National Park Service:The NPS recently received the following warning information from the National Air and Space Administration (NASA) regarding the sale of solar eclipse viewing glasses which may not meet safety standards. Show More Summary
The orphan birds now being cared for by a National Park Service biologist.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials say a dead body has been found on State Route 170 near Bunkerville. Police responded to calls from the National Park Service around 7 … Click to Continue »