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Home of Pioneering Woman Photographer Named LGBTQ Historic Site

4 days agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

The Alice Austen House, the home of the trailblazing woman photographer, was designated a national site of LGBTQ history by the National Park Service on June 20.  Austen (1866-1952) lived at her waterfront home on Staten Island, New York, for decades with her companion, Gertrude Tate. Show More Summary

D.C. region cleans up after fierce storm spurs tornado

The National Weather Service said a tornado that at times had 70-mile-per-hour winds touched down in the Northwood Park neighborhood of Silver Spring.

One Day, One Place: Tasty bite of Deep South in Birmingham

The former steel town’s restaurants have won national acclaim, winning James Beard Awards and profiles in food magazines. While there are plenty of other reasons to visit — last month the city dedicated a National Park Service civil rights monument — it’s easy to plan a day just devoted to food. Show More Summary

A tour of the Pacific Northwest's national forests

Tour some of Oregon and Washington State's most spectacular national parks in this video, created by the U.S. Forest Service. … Click to Continue »

Charity auction offers lunch with Eddy Cue at Apple Park

Apple services chief Eddy Cue has followed CEO Tim Cook in offering a lunch date to the winner of a charity auction, with the latest Charitybuzz lot aiming to raise funds for the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation through the sale of a meeting with the executive at the new Apple Park headquarters.

Eddy Cue auctioning Apple Park lunch meet up for NABC Foundation donation

Last month it was Tim Cook auctioning lunch at Apple Park for charity (which raised $688,999), and now it’s Eddy Cue’s turn. The SVP of Apple’s Internet Software and Services is working with Charitybuzz to raise money for the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation. more…

Geologist believes Grand Canyon was caused by Noah’s flood — so he’s suing the Park Service to prove it

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

According to an article by the Daily Beast, an Australian geologist who identifies as a “young-earth creationist” is suing the National Parks Service so he can remove rocks from the Grand Canyon in an attempt to prove that the Biblical flood happened there. Dr. Andrew Snelling, the...

Lincoln Memorial Pool To Be Drained After 80 Ducklings Die

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The National Park Service is draining and cleaning the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., after the deaths of around 80 ducklings. Authorities say the birds were killed by a parasite that live in the snailsShow More Summary

Glacier National Park maintenance backlog drops

Glacier National Park's maintenance backlog has dropped by $31 million over the last year, according to a report by the National Park Service. The various maintenance projects in Glacier that … Click to Continue »

Park Service draining Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

The National Park Service says it's draining the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool for cleaning and treatment. Officials said in a statement that the draining will begin Sunday and the pool … Click to Continue »

Olympic National Park: Mountains, forests and shores

The 922,651 acres are “three parks in one,” as the National Park Service puts it.        

National Parks in the West

There’s always more to discover in our national parks. Since Yellowstone became a park in 1872, the list of National Park Service units has grown to more than 400. Here are the park service units in California, along with Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah,...

Army helicopter rescues Canadian cop from Mount Rainier

The National Park Service says a member of Canada's national police force was rescued by an Army helicopter near the summit of Mount Rainier. The Seattle Times reports ( ) … Click to Continue »

Investigators: Arizona Memorial employee took improper gifts

U.S. Department of Interior investigators say a National Park Service employee at the USS Arizona Memorial accepted gifts from tour operators in violation of ethics regulations. The department's inspector general … Click to Continue...

Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts … Click to Continue »

Young Earth Creationists and the Grand Canyon

Andrew Snelling is a young-earth creationist with a PhD in geology who wants to study the Grand Canyon. The National Park Service (NPS), which regulated who gets to do science in Grand Canyon National Park, turned down his application. You can probably guess what happened next. Snelling is now suing the NPS and the Department […]

Well Known White Wolf of Yellowstone Was Euthanized After Being Found with a Severe Gunshot Wound

A Yellowstone wolf famed for her rare all-white coat had to be euthanized last month after hikers found her suffering from a fatal gunshot wound, says a new report from the National Park Service. Read more...

Glacier National Park’s Glaciers Have Lost 39% Of Their Ice Since 1966 (Some Have Lost 85%)

Glaciers in Montana — 37 in Glacier National Park and 2 on US Forest Service land — have lost an average of 39% of their ice since 1966, according to a new study from the US Geological Survey and Portland State University Glacier National...Show More Summary

Stone Wall Progress: West Confederate Avenue

The National Park Service has been constructing stone walls in Gettysburg National Military Park. Last[...] The post Stone Wall Progress: West Confederate Avenue appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

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